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Senior Node.js Developer - Inside IR35 | Ref: PIP0004446

Job Description

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK's biggest public service department, it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million claimants and customers. As such, we operate on a scale that is almost unmatched anywhere in Europe and most people in Britain come into contact with us at some point in their lives. Working with DWP, you will be helping us to drive our priorities to: + Run an effective welfare system that enables people to achieve financial independence by providing assistance and guidance into employment + Increase saving for, and security in later life + Create a fair and affordable welfare system which improves the life chances of children + Deliver outstanding services to our customers and claimants + Deliver efficiently: transform the way we deliver our services to reduce costs and increase productivity Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you've never met and solve problems you didn't even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we're here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of public sector roles. Several new engineering initiatives have been identified in the Citizen Information space which are required to support the delivery of the new Application Reference Architecture and DWP Digital's strategic vision. These include Income, Relationships, Residency, Service Award Substitutes, Safeguarding and GUID service. These software services are critical to the delivery of the Application Reference Architecture (ARA) as well as being key components of the 'Green Zone', allowing implementation and delivery of DWP Digital's wider strategic objectives, which are centred around driving efficiencies through evolved & integrated customer journeys and citizen interactions, allowing for increased re-usability, self-service and automation. As a Senior Node.js Developer, your main responsibilities would be: + To work with one or more of these ARA teams to create and maintain software for these new digital services and + Provide technical steer for software design, in line with DWP engineering strategy. You'll have: + Strong Node.js development experience

Candidate Description

  • Experience with Angular + Strong knowledge of Software Design Patterns + Strong understanding and experience of Database technologies such as Mongo, Postgres, MySQL + Strong CI/CD Automation with GitLab CI, Concourse or similar technology + Experience in Containerisation - tools such as Docker and Kubernetes + Experience with Git and Git branching strategies + Strong understanding and experience of APIs, RESTful services and Microservice Architectures + Experience with TDD & BDD + A Good understanding of AWS. + Experience with Terraform + Experience with Selenium WebDriver + Experience Collaborating across teams of Software Engineers and key technical decision makers to define the strategic vision for our products. + Experience Collaborating with the Principal Software Engineering community to ensure usability, accessibility, security, stability and capacity are embedded in the development of our citizen services.