Posted 28/07/2022 by The Gambling Commission

Birmingham, West Midlands (Hybrid working)

The Company

Set up under the Gambling Act 2005, the Gambling Commission is committed to safeguarding the public against any detrimental impact brought about by gambling. We do this by keeping crime out, protecting children and vulnerable people and ensuring the commercial gambling industry is run fairly and openly. We work with the legal system, the public health system, community groups and the industry itself to understand how we can protect the interests of as many people as possible, as effectively as possible.

We are currently looking for a Developer to join our Digital Team in Birmingham on a permanent, full-time basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of £35,000 per annum
- Civil service pension, with employer contribution rate of 27.9%
- Flexible working
- Hybrid working (specific guidelines are to be agreed with line manager)
- 26 days’ holiday and option to buy up to five days’ extra annual leave (pro rata)

Joining us means joining a dynamic, high-profile sector and being at the cutting edge of regulation, where the work you do has a real impact on people’s lives.

It also means joining an organisation that is inclusive, that respects work-life balance and is completely dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential. Whether that’s through flexible working, really understanding how you work best or exposing you to real opportunities to challenge yourself, if you’re passionate about making your mark on the industry and on society, then we will help you do that.

The Role

As a Developer, you will be responsible for developing, maintaining and progressing digital services alongside the Digital Team.

Supporting both back and front-end development and integration with 3rd party software, you will ensure services are simple, efficient and accessible.

You will also continually work to identify and implement improvements to existing services, collaborating with the rest of the team.

About You

To be considered as a Developer, you will need:

- Experience of building scalable server-side cloud-based web applications in Microsoft Azure
- Experience of agile development, software patterns, continuous integration and Test-Driven Development
- Experience of version and source control and their configuration
- The ability to deliver maintainable, clean code and follow coding standards
- The ability to build secure digital services
- The ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
- The ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
- Detailed knowledge of the C#, .NET, ASP.NET, .NET Core and MVC programming languages
- Knowledge of OWASP and other vulnerabilities
- Detailed understanding of front-end web development
- An understanding of the role of accessibility in digital services

The closing date for this role is 24th August 2022.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

Other organisations may call this role Front End Web Developer, Back End Web Developer, Web App Developer, Web Application Developer, Website Developer, Web Designer and Developer, Digital Web Developer, Web Engineer, or Web and Systems Developer.

As the regulator of the National Lottery, there are some roles within the Commission that are prohibited from playing the National Lottery. This does not affect your family playing. We will let you know at interview if the role you have applied for is on the Prohibited List.

Webrecruit and Gambling Commission are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking to advance your career as a Developer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
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