The role sits within the Platform Engineering team which provides an emerging DevOps function within the Digital and Data service area of the IT department. It’s an exciting technical role implementing and supporting leading enterprise development and integration platforms, content and document management systems, reporting and data visualisation solutions and Master Data Management systems. We support an Agile development environment (Scrum and Kanban) and work closely with IT Infrastructure, development and line of business support teams.
If you want to learn about and help shape our DevOps ambitions, including software release practices, test automation, platform monitoring and operational support, you should apply for this role. If you want to be in at the beginning of our SharePoint 365 implementation you should apply for this role. If you want to be integral to exciting data integration projects, you should apply for this role. If you want to work with technologies that are at the top right of the Gartner Quadrants such as the Dell Boomi iPaaS and the Mendix Rapid Application Development platform, you definitely want to apply for this role!
It’s a fast paced environment where you’ll be contributing to a multi-year programme of organisational modernisation and business change. As part of Orbis, a shared services partnership between Brighton and Hove City Council, East Sussex County Council, and Surrey County Council, you’ll have exposure and opportunities beyond the immediate Council, should you wish.
You’ll be based in our modern open plan offices in the city centre and benefit from flexible working – work life balance matters. Joining our energetic and supportive team working closely with Agile development teams to deliver improvements to the council and Brighton and Hove citizens. The council is committed to the continued development of staff, so both formal and informal training will be provided.
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Apply for the role and tell us how you can add value to the services we provide and are continually improving and growing. Ideal candidates will be able to describe their experience, knowledge or interest in some of the following areas:
- Integrating systems using API's
- Release management
- Working with RAD platforms
- Working within a DevOps environment
- Code development
- Web services and supporting architecture such as SSL, IIS and Apache
- SharePoint or other document and content management systems support,
- MS SQL Server database administration or development
- Windows server OS and networking support
Working hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week.
Salary: £31,401 to £34,106
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BAME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
Click ‘Apply for Job’ below and submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your knowledge, experience and interest in the areas listed above. Email me firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the role, should you need to.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The advert will close once an appointment has been made.
Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check.
Brighton & Hove is a vibrant, digitally innovative and connected city, at the heart of its city region and at the centre of a number of local and regional initiatives with public, private and 3rd sector partners, offering opportunities to engage with a variety of stakeholders and partners and really make a difference to people who live and work here.
The Council is well into a multi-year programme of organisational modernisation, including renewal of core IT platforms and infrastructure, digital innovation and many business change programmes and projects in which IT is a key partner. We are also establishing close ties with East Sussex County Council and Surrey County Council through the Orbis partnership, which provides professional and technical support services for its partner organisations.
We are an ambitious and forward looking IT department with skills in a range of enterprise technologies and digital delivery practices. Working in a fast paced environment, in the heart of the City and close to the seafront, these roles offer great opportunity for gaining substantial professional and technical experience.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.