Interim Systems Developer – ICT Services

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Interim Systems Developer – ICT Services
Interim Position

Sovereign 5208156

Posted: 14th June 2022 06:15
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  • Pay Rate:

    £24.36 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


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What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Interim Systems Developer – ICT Services

Reference no: Sovereign 5208156

A System Developer is required with SharePoint and Power platform (PowerApps, Power automate) experience.

As a developer, working in a team of software developers and testers, be responsible for the design, development and deployment of solutions that fully meet customer requirements within Sovereign’s AGILE framework and Architectural guidelines.

Working with customers to shape the product backlog, design and recommend solutions that are fit for purpose.

Deliver the highest levels of quality assurance and support the delivery of solutions aligned to a programme of IT Change and Innovation, effectively communicating with all stakeholders in delivery of excellent development services.

Drive a culture of excellence throughout the engineering process

Support the wider IT team by taking ownership of third line support incidents.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for requirements analysis - facilitating workshops to gather requirements and model business processes.
  • Responsible for system design - designing and documenting the solution design needed to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Responsible for configuration and customisation - configuring and customising systems according to the requirements and design specifications.
  • Responsible for testing solutions – In collaboration with test engineers, testing the system to ensure the requirements have been satisfied and in collaboration and effective communication manage customers UAT phases.
  • Responsible for solution documentation - creating concise technical support documents to facilitate the transition from development to operations and support.
  • Responsible for third line support - assisting the support team to resolve escalated solution incidents.
  • Collaboration - work together with other members of the team to enhance overall knowledge and behaviours through the use of blogs, forums and internal presentations and training.
  • Accountable for ensuring full adherence to Sovereign’s Change and Project Management processes.
  • Accountable for ensuring that all software development is done in an efficient manner to agreed scope and timescales.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Experience, Knowledge & Skills:
    1. Ability to communicate technical information clearly and simply to employees through demos, conversation and meetings.
    2. Azure DevOps
    3. Experience of development in M365 and Microsoft Applications
    4. Power Automate
    5. Power Platform/PowerApps and Agile exposure
    6. Self-sufficient and able to take ownership of issues and tasks themselves
    7. SharePoint Online admin and development


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Interim Systems Developer – ICT Services
Client Category: Private Sector

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