Summary of work

Specialist role – Developer
Develop data driven web applications across several different products within the DQDC services. This will include working across multiple feature teams to help support the delivery of key services to Border Force
Expected contract length 6 months with an option to extend up to a maximum of 12 months.
Organisation the work is for Home Office

About the work

Who the specialist will work with:
You will be working with a full team made up of a Delivery Manager, Product Manager, Developers, Business Analyst’s and DevOps.

What the specialist will work on:
The developer will be required to provide cover within a feature team that is developing several different web, and API, based applications and services. The Data Quality capability is a service that provides reporting and analytics on Advance Passenger Information and other Aviation based data sets to Border Force

Skills and experience

Essential skills and experience:

Experience of delivering data driven web applications using node.js & python – 8%
Proven experience of analysing and integrating multiple data sets in specialist domain sectors – 3%
Knowledge and experience of agile software delivery and DevOps, particularly: User story creation and management, Source control (using Git),TDD/BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Documentation, Continuous Deployment – 10%
Experience of multiple RDBMS (Postgres, MySQL) and NoSQL technologies – 5%
Experience of Containerised applications using Docker & Kubernetes – 8%
Proven skills in developing and supporting RESTful API’s – 7%
Ability to develop data models for web based applications – 2%
Experienced in meeting the Government’s Digital Service Standards – 5%
Proven skills in securing web API’s, with appropriate authentication and authorisation routines – 5%
Experience in using Message Queues in a microservices architecture – 7%

Nice-to-have skills and experience:

Airline domain knowledge
Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) database systems
Operating services in a Cloud-hosted environment

Work arrangements

The supplier is expected to construct a feature team made of up of the specialist skills required to deliver the outcomes. We expect the supplier to be flexible to our needs and can make working with a mixed team across multiple sites effective. Off site and remote working can be accommodated, however due to security considerations this would need to be discussed. Travel to regional sites to be agreed, expenses incurred from travel outside of the M25/Greater London will be subject to Home Office Travel and Subsistence Policy.

Security clearance

Minimum Home Office SC Clearance must be verified or obtained for the candidate to be successful

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