Software Developer

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Software Developer
£473.36 per Day (Inside IR35)
6 Months – Likely to Extend
Remote Working


Pertemps are working with our public sector client to recruit an experienced developer to accelerate the client to move away from their legacy finance systems. This role is for six months and very likely to extend past this. The role is an Interim role with a rate of £473.36 per day falling inside IR35. The is remote working role for the foreseeable future. When the risk of COVID infection is eliminated or much reduced, we envision many of the team activities to take place at our Meadowbank House offices in Edinburgh, for at least part of each week.
The main focus of the work will be the collaborative development of new serverless micro services using AWS Lambda functions and Typescript/Javascipt. However, the Supporting domain also supports a number of legacy systems, hence a working knowledge of shell scripting languages, such as Bash, and Oracle databases, would be a plus.About the Team & Department

The client has made significant strides re-organising its IT software delivery capability to align to the key domains within the business. The organisations ambition is to have enduring development teams aligned to the business domains ensuring that ownership of software products is clear.
RoS design, develop, and operate 20 public registers. In addition to the well-knownproperty registers (Land Register and Sasines), there are also registers of people, legislation, and documents.
The Supporting domain is one of six product domains established to enable RoS to develop and support high quality and resilient digital products. The team is multifunctional with a strong collaborative and agile culture, and employing a test-driven and infrastructure-as-code ethos.
The Supporting domain owns and develops some of RoS' core supporting products, such as document management and archiving, and our finance and HR systems.Additional services
Continued development and support of Supporting domain products in line with the product and architecture roadmaps
Demonstrate excellent, sustainable, and collaborative software development practice that's focused on delivering highly readable, maintainable and appropriate artefacts.
Actively participating in all team events, leading where specialist knowledge in required, and supporting the team to improve their process through inspection and adaptation.
Engage with the wider RoS communities of practice and interest to share knowledge, technique and experience.
Requirement for software development services
Ensure high quality of developed solutions through development and maintenance of unit tests – with appropriate code coverage – and code analysis using code quality tools.
Ensure that developed software complies with non-functional requirements, such as accessibility, security, UI/UX, performance, maintainability, deployability, etc..
Troubleshoot development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms, from the AWS-based modern stack to the multiple strands of ETL and database (legacy and otherwise) that underpins the service.
Routinely use collaborative development practices such as pairing and mobbing techniques in programming, code reviews, system design and requirements analysis/refinement, etc.
Coaching and mentoring other team members, as appropriate.
Some of these services may need to be provided outside of RoS' core business hours (07:30-17:30) in order to ensure continuity of service.
The successful supplier is expected plan and manage their working hours accordingly.
A new Invoicing Service to support multiple registers.
A new Pre-Payment ServiceEssential skills & Experience

Commercial experience with the following technology:
AWS including Lambda and CDK
TypeScript and/or modern JavaScript
Oracle databases and Oracle pro-C
Significant and demonstrable commercial experience in the following areas.
Delivering high quality software collaboratively in high-performing, cross-functional development teams.
Designing, gaining consensus, and implementing technical solutions for software development projects
Developing within Digital First or GDS quality standards
Developing solutions using human-centred, research-driven, inclusive design practices
Designing and implementing solutions using service and event-based architectures
Using testing tools for unit testing, including system test automation frameworks
Cloud monitoring, telemetry, intelligence tools and processes, including Grafana
Incrementally replacing enterprise legacy systems
Working with Agile practices
XP engineering techniques
Defining infrastructure as codeCommercial experience of the following:
ACS eFinancials
JavaIf you have the relevant experience for this role, please apply with an updated C.V or call the branch on: (phone number removed)

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