Application Support and Development Officer /C# /SQL - Council

Walsall, West Midlands, England
£24717 - £29033 per annum
07 Mar 2018
04 Apr 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Application Support and Development Officer

Location: Walsall (WS1)

Salary: £24,717 - £29,033 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing date: 20th March 2018

Job Role:

Do you want to see a direct impact from the work you do? Successful candidates will be joining ICT at a time of growth as they work together to help move the council towards achieving its Digital Transformation agenda, and migration to a cloud environment. They would like to recruit ambitious candidates who wish to take this opportunity to develop their ICT career with the Council at this exciting time of growth and change.

Working at the Council will allow you the opportunity to support and develop a diverse portfolio of solutions. Even the most experienced candidates accepted for this position will have the opportunity to expand and improve their skill sets in many areas.

Interested in SQL and C#? So are they! For this position they require someone who is comfortable querying databases using SQL. If you also have experience of object oriented programming languages or based content management systems this will be a great advantage, however there is scope for on the job training.

Candidates with prior SQL experience will be given extra consideration, but all candidates with a strong grasp of programming principles, particularly experience with other similar languages (VB, Java etc.), will be viewed favourably.

At times the supported applications may require upgrades and further development, you will be supporting the senior developers in carrying out these changes, primarily using an agile software development approach.

They are looking for someone who is self-disciplined and self-motivated. You will need to have a can-do attitude and be prepared to take on new challenges. For the right person there is the opportunity to grow within the role.

The council believes that it is critical to encourage personal development to have a successful team. As such, they are keen to allow their staff personal development time to undertake relevant training courses or otherwise improve their skill set.

This post is covered by the Government's Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The postholder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

For this role the successful candidates must undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. BPSS is the minimum standard to ensure the identity and integrity of an employee who has access to official information using secure networks linking central government and local authorities. A BPSS check involves four main elements; Identity Check, National and Immigration Status, Employment History (last 3 years) and Verification of Criminal Record (unspent convictions only).

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Application Support and Development Officer, Application Support Officer, Application Support, IT Application Support, SQL Server, ASP, Developer, SQL Analyst, SQL Developer may also be considered for this role.

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