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Senior Software Engineer

We are GovMetric, home of the UK’s leading citizen insight solutions for the public sector. We believe that everyone deserves decent public services, and we’re on a mission to put the citizen experience at the heart of public sector service design and delivery. 

With a reputation for delivering an outstanding service to our customers, we’ve achieved 50% growth in the past two years. Join us as we scale-up for the most exciting chapter of our story so far.  

 

We want invested and resourceful people who want to take ownership of complex problems and seek creative solutions that deliver the best possible outcomes for our customers. 

 

We want collaborators with a positive attitude and a readiness to contribute, who are willing to invest time in helping each other succeed.    

  

We want someone to join our team of genuine and grounded people, who act with integrity and make balanced decisions based on evidence, experience, and intuition.  

What you'll do
 

  • Creation of new features and related projects, from inception to completion, ensuring they are delivered on time and within scope. 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and clarify project requirements. 

  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior software engineers, helping them develop their technical skills and grow in their roles. 

  • Maintain clear and comprehensive documentation for code and technical designs to facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration. 

  • Maintain code health including unit test and integration test harnesses.

  • Maintenance of CI/CD pipelines, ensuring our software can be delivered predictably and reliably. 

  • Optimize application performance, identifying and addressing bottlenecks and inefficiencies. 

  • Implement and advocate security best practices to protect user data and ensure application security. 

What you'll work with

  • C# and .NET Frameworks 6 and above in MVC, WebAPI, Lambda and Console applications. 

  • Python and JavaScript Lambdas 

  • Azure DevOps. 

  • AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda, SQS, SNS, RDS and more). 

  • SQL and NoSQL Technologies. 

What you'll bring
 

Desired qualifications:

  • Computer Science degree 2.1 or higher. 

  • Several years of experience as a Software Engineer, with a track record of successfully delivering complex software projects in C# and .NET frameworks. 

  • Experience in mentorship, training, or leading technical teams. 

Nice to have:

  • Qualifications in AWS. 

  • Experience with PowerBI. 

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes. 

  • Experience in/delivering to the UK public sector and/or CXM solutions. 

Why you’ll love working with us 

 

We are a down-to earth, resourceful band of people united by our shared purpose—decent public services for our families, our friends, our communities, and for society.  

For our public sector customers, this means helping them to harness citizen insight and use it to make good decisions that lead to better public services for everyone.  

For our employees, it means doing our very best for each other, our customers, and our communities. It means working hard, having fun, giving back, and continuously learning and growing.  

If you have values that match our own, we can offer:  

  • A genuine scale-up culture—the ambition and energy of a start-up combined with a proven proposition and a track record of achieving whatever we put our minds to  

  • Competitive salary and incentive scheme  

  • Personalised training and development plan  

  • Generous holiday allowance (including an extra day for your birthday!)  

  • Pension  

  • Warm, supportive, and collaborative company culture  

  • Health insurance (after 6 months)

  • Company Share Option scheme (after 6 months)
      

We offer flexible working arrangements for everyone, in line with business needs. This role is primarily remote, although you must be able to attend our Oakham HQ as required (typically two days per quarter).

To apply for this position, please send your CV to careers@govmetric.com

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