IT Systems Developer

Maidstone, Kent
Grade 7:  £34,389 – £39,533 per annum (Plus £5,000 market premium payable after probation)
03 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Systems Developer
Kent Fire & Rescue Service, Service Headquarters, Maidstone, Kent
Grade 7:  £34,389 – £39,533 per annum
(Plus £5,000 market premium payable after the completion of a successful probation)
Full time – 37 Hours per week

Kent Fire & Rescue Service is looking for a developer to join our busy IT development team to work with us on a range of exciting projects, including developing software used by front-line firefighters.

You will be part of a small team that develops and maintains in-house IT solutions for the entire organisation across a wide range of technologies and business areas. We develop apps, build integrations and extend off the shelf products to meet business needs.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and dynamic developer to make a direct contribution to public safety through the innovative application of technology.

You will have a strong developer mind-set and background and will have experience across the whole software development life cycle. You will be a good communicator, team player and analytical thinker with an eye for detail.

You will have experience of working with Microsoft tools and technologies (e.g. C#, Visual Studio) but will also ideally have experience with other technologies including database design and development with SQL Server (including TSQL and SSIS), web development (e.g. ASP.NET / Core, HTML, Javascript) and data exchange technologies (e.g. XML, JSON).

Preferably you will have had some exposure to:

  • Message queuing technologies and concepts
  • Agile software development principles and practices
  • Test driven development
  • Source control with git.

If you would like to apply, please complete an online application form in line with the Job Description by 23:59 on 31 January 2019.

Interviews will be held on the 27 February, 28 February and 1 March 2019.

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