BPDTS. Digital People.
We are looking for a Senior level Software or Application Engineer to join our Integration team. You'll be working with OpenText Exstream; you're a specialist with this application.
You'll need creative and technical skills in OTX development and be able to provide expertise in using the application in support of a large-scale production environment.
BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital's community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.
In BPDTS our people are our biggest asset. We harness and develop their expertise so we can design, build and run secure and intuitive digital services used by 20 million UK citizens, often during critical times in their lives.
You and your role
You'll be working on one of our flagship digital projects, delivering Personal Independence Payments (PIP) products and services with and for DWP.
You'll be part of a small team initially, responsible for the development of notifications generated by the PIP system. This may be expanded to development of notifications for other systems. Your work will transform how users and government interact and will impact many millions of people.
As our Senior Application Engineer you will act as technical lead for NGS projects, including assigning tasks, coordinating efforts, and monitoring performance.
You will work closely with OpenText and internal IT development teams to solve complex issues and be responsible for relaying pertinent information to team members and implementing any changes or enhancements as necessary. And with Delivery Management in preparing high-level project plans.
You'll be a great fit for our team if you have a positive outlook and an insatiable appetite for learning and sharing skills and best practice, independently and in collaboration with other digital experts on our agile, multi-disciplinary teams.
Your role will also include:
What skills, knowledge and experience do you need?
You know what desirable means. These are just nice to have. Hopefully they give some extra insight into how we work here too.
Where will you work?
You'll join us in your choice of our brilliant digital hubs in either Blackpool, Leeds or Newcastle. Find out more about working in our hubs here: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/
We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.
What is our offer?
We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package - including a cycle to work scheme, employee discounts, income protection, life assurance and lots more - which can be tailored to your lifestyle.
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