Junior Software Engineer

Contract Type
Expiry Date
04/07/2022 17:12:00
Junior Software Engineer (Javascript, node.js, AWS or Azure, Kubernetes): up to £37,708, 27% pension, 60% home working, flexi time, learning and career development

Job Description

Junior Software Engineer (Javascript, node.js, AWS or Azure, Kubernetes): up to £37,708, 27% pension, 60% home working, flexi time, learning and career development

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP are looking for emerging, ambitious Software Engineers to help us compile, build and deploy software services that work for us and for our millions of users.

We're delivering a generational change to the way governments works. We use the latest tech and tooling to make it easier for people to access our support and services.

If you're looking for an dev/engineering opportunity with real scale, complexity and challenge - you've found it:

  • We have 1bn lines of code in over 12,000 code repos and 90+ programming languages.
  • We run around 294 days' worth of testing every day through automation.
  • Our APIs receive 173 million requests, and we spin up 280,000 AWS servers every month.
  • Over 22 million people access our services daily. We're one of the biggest payers in Europe with over £195bn payments made annually.

And you'll be part of a thriving engineering community.

Our teams use their skills to build stuff that matter. You'll develop your skills and grow your career while working alongside skilled, purpose-driven software practitoners.

We invest in our people, and you'll have access to coaching, training, meetup and whatever works for you to help you be at your best.

Your Skills / Our Stack

  • Open source technologies like JavaScript, Node.js and TDD.
  • Cloud-based environments like AWS and Azure.
  • Containerisation - tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Robust automated test suite to support a continuous deployment environment.
  • APIs, RESTful services, and Microservice Architectures.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our digital hubs either in Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester or Sheffield (whichever is best for you).

We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly and work a hybrid model with 60% home working.

We offer competitive pay up to £37,708.

Our pension offer is great/DWP pay in pension contributions worth 27% of your salary.

You'll also get a leave package starting at 24 days, as well as the usual public holidays. And you can take up to 3 extra days off a month using flexi leave.

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

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Hybrid working: 60% home working, 40% in the office
  • 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
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.


Stage 1: Application

Stage 2: Interview

We know how valuable your time is - finding a new job is stressful enough without having to do umpteen stages and round after round of technical exercises.

That's why we have a clear and succinct hiring process with TWO QUICK STAGES

So click the APPLY button and get started with the next step in your career at DWP Digital.