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Junior Software Engineer (COBOL): Up to £37,708, 27% pension, flexible hours, strong L&D offer & hybrid working
DWP. Digital with Purpose.
DWP are looking for emerging, ambitious Junior 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
Knowledge and experience of COBOL/MicroFocus COBOL
Awareness of cloud based environments like AWS
Awareness of test driven development.
Awareness of SQL & object orientation
Awareness of automated test suites and how they support a continuous deployment environment.Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne or Sheffield.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model with a mix of home working and some time in the office.
In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £37,708.
You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%.
You'll get a generous leave package starting at 24 days, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.
We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
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. So, click the APPLY button and get started with the next step in your career at DWP Digital