Senior IT Software Practitioner / Developer

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Senior IT Software Practitioner / Developer
Interim Position

MTO RQ786604

Posted: 19th January 2023 09:07
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  • Pay Rate:

    £464.32 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    40 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • EXETER, Devon,

    EX1 3PB

What's involved with this role:

Interim Senior IT Software Practitioner / Developer

Reference no: MTO RQ786604

Pay rate: £464.32 per day PAYE

Hybrid role

This role is working within the Transport Tribe, a DevOps tribe who develop and operate a number of systems that provide API based weather data services for the transport industry e.g. aviation, rail and marine.  Working exclusively on AWS and extensively with the serverless technologies AWS offer.  CDK is heavily used and main language of choice is Python.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test and document robust, maintainable and secure code using industry standard patterns as per features described on the backlog.
  • Write and maintain automation pipelines for managing CI/CD working environments.
  • Take an active role in agile ceremonies including scrums, sprint planning, refinement and retrospectives.
  • Mentor junior software developers within the tribe providing guidance through code reviews and pair programming.
  • Take an active role in supporting the tribe’s technical estate during working hours.


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


  • Good knowledge and experience of developing and testing software using Python with industry standard patterns.
  • Good knowledge and experience of using AWS serverless technologies (Lambda, StepFunctions, DynamoDB, S3, SNS, SQS, CloudWatch, APIGateway, RDS, CloudWatch) within production level IT Systems.
  • Good knowledge and experience of building and deploying software into an AWS environment using CDK, codeBuild, codePipeline.


Experience & Skills:

  • Experience of using GitHub workflows.
  • Experience of using Jenkins to drive CI/CD.
  • Experience of working in an Agile SCRUM working environment.
  • Experience and understanding of Aviation based weather data and products desirable.
  • Communication skills that foster good working relationships with developers, and non-technical stakeholders like Product Owners and Delivery Managers.
  • Ability to nurture and bring on junior developers through support and guidance.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  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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