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Analyst Developer x 2, Ref: 50058418

Seaclose, Fairlee Road, Newport

Grade 11, £37,050 to £39,809 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 50058418

Closing Date: 16/03/2021

Hours: 37 per week

Contract Type: Permanent


Two fantastic opportunities have arisen to join our busy Software Development Team as full stack, Analyst Developers focused on a diverse range of web and software projects covering all areas of the Isle of Wight Council.


It is a genuinely exciting and key time for this authority, as we look to move to a ‘digital by default’ mindset, adopting Government Digital Services best practice to support our digital strategy and ensuring community needs are met by the best public digital services.


A key project for our team is the delivery of a new, revamped council website, one that will shape the future direction of our council’s online digital experience.  We will be showcasing easy and accessible access to services and providing an exemplar digital platform for the authority.


To help us achieve our goals, we need talented, self-motivated and well organised IT professionals, with significant experience of web and digital service analysis and development to join our team and help move forward with not only this high-profile local project, but also other major and smaller development projects.  


These challenging and rewarding Analyst Developer roles will suit independent, innovative and versatile individuals who will be well supported by our high achieving, friendly and approachable software development team.


Your work will be varied covering the analysis, design, and development of new and existing corporate web and software applications solutions. You will be enabling efficient business processes and electronic local government service delivery for the Council, its employees, business partners, service stakeholders and members of the public.


You will need to be flexible and creative in your approach to development work and will have a sound, up to date knowledge / experience of server and client- side development technologies including:


  • Microsoft.Net Core / Microsoft .Net MVC

  • C# and Object Orientated programming

  • Microsoft SQL Server / Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

  • Webservices REST/SOAP/WCF/JSON

  • Front End UI – HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery

  • Source code versioning and management – Microsoft DevOps and GIT

  • Agile Development Methodologies (Scrum)


As a systematic, disciplined and analytical problem solver, you will need to demonstrate a proactive approach with the ability to take ownership of workloads and work independently to deadlines.


Along with a challenging and interesting workload, in a brilliant team, these roles also offer 31 days holiday (plus bank holidays) along with access to a wide range of benefits and a generous pension scheme.


During the Covid situation, these positions currently require remote working, with potential for flexible remote and / or office-based working going forward. Our main ICT offices are based in Seaclose, Newport, Isle of Wight.


For further information or an informal discussion please contact John Henderson on 821000 ext. 4679.


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.


This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.


In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.


In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.