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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £35000 - £38000
Sector: Back End    Front End  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 09/28/2020
Developer Ronald James Group 2020-12-28

As a Developer your role is to provide a specialist development experience and knowledge across a range of IT skills underpinned by theory to actively develop new services and will include some or all of the following activities:

  • Software Design and Development,
  • 2nd/3rd Line support
  • Manual and automated Testing,
  • Cloud deployment platforms and techniques,
  • Database design,
  • Implementation and support
  • Continuous improvement and lifecycle management

Specialist skills

  • Evaluating, analysing, and interpreting complex information and requirements to inform development of applications and services, providing options to support a range of solutions.
  • Applying appropriate methods and procedures throughout the full development lifecycle in accordance with IT standards and customer requirements.
  • Designing, developing and delivering features and benefits for new and existing services that provide business value.
  • Oversees effective running of bespoke services, third-party applications and configurable of the shelf products (CoTS) and services, providing advice and guidance to other teams to support resolution of problems and major incidents.
  • Using incident, problem, request and change management processes and systems to support the successful implementation of system enhancements and fault resolutions, in a timely manner.
  • Implementing standards and policies, pro-actively identifying and proposing improvements or enhancements to meet changing needs.
  • Proactively engaging in conversations to support the on-going development and maintenance of your own skills and knowledge, including attending relevant Communities of Practice.
  • Communicating complex information effectively across a wide range of people and levels of understanding, including both technical andnon-technical audiences, to influence, negotiate and secure value based outcomes for the delivery of services.
  • Planning your own work to achieve agreed objectives, prioritising multiple and sometimes conflicting deliverables, escalating as appropriate, any issues which may impact deadlines.
  • Leading, participating and contributing to quality assurance reviews of your and others work through a variety of approaches such as peer review, learning logs, and engaging in appropriate communities of practice.
  • Regularly horizon scans to keep abreast of new and emerging technologies and standards to support innovative and creative delivery of business objectives.


  • Support relevant recruitment and selection in line with organisational processes.
  • Mentor and coach other team members, and apprentices to enable the on-going personal development and growth of skills within the team.
  • Co-ordinates work other team members in line with agreed delivery of services

Financial Management

  • Maintain an awareness of financial and personal implications in the use of a range of resources.
  • Contribute to and prepare proposals for change including producing necessary estimates, mandates and business cases within th technology department.

Relationship Management

  • Identifying opportunities and engaging in partnership working with other individuals, groups and agencies.
  • Effectively engage and collaborate across multiple disciplines to ensure consistent approaches, methods, standards, and patterns are holistically applied. Information Management
  • Maintaining an awareness of agreed service levels, KPI's and standards within team, reviewing own performance and adapt own approach to maximise the delivery to support and meet agreed standards.
  • Monitoring and reporting on a number of areas including agreed service levels, KPI's and standards within team, generating reports to agreed frequency, methods and processes.


  • Work from home opportunities
  • Discounted/free food
  • Subsidised commuter solution
  • Company events & social hours
  • Company pension
  • Employee discounts
  • Casual dress

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