Front End Developer

Full Time West Midlands (County) IT Job Pro UK

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We are looking for a Front End Developer to work with us on building innovative, accessible, reliable user interfaces across multiple platforms.

You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As a Front End Developer you'll be designing and developing innovative user interfaces, using your knowledge in HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create interface solutions that help UK citizens to access the essential services that DWP provide.

Using modern tooling and development techniques, you'll write and share test driven code, working with cross-functional teams to connect and integrate back end systems, implementing modern web development stacks, user experience focus and performance analysis.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

Work as part of a multi-disciplinary agile team responsible for turning concepts into production-ready user-centred services.
Responsible for building accessible and performant interfaces across multiple devices and browsers.
Write and share quality test-driven code, using modern frameworks and development techniques.
Responsible for Integrating into Back-end services, working with cross-functional teams to ensure services are built to high standards.
Responsible for ensuring that the design and implementation of services is consistent with standards.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Birmingham.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £47,857 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Family-friendly policies
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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