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Full Stack Developer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Cloud and Software Tech

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

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Montash have been engaged by a leading Consultancy who have just secured a large programme of work with a Public Sector Organisation based in London. This project has a huge amount of longevity and could be running until 2022.

*This role is outside of IR35*

Software methodology

The programme follows the SAFe methodology for scaled agile, using programme increments (PI's) of six two-weekly sprint cycles, totalling 12 weeks per PI. Each workstream follows the Scrum framework at the individual team level, typically using sprint cycles of two weeks.


Javascript stack front end developers will in general have experience of the following technologies:

  • HTML5, CSS 3, SASS, Javascript, Angular, frontend test frameworks (Jasmine, Karma)

Java stack back end developers will in general have experience of the following technologies:

  • SQL, Java8, NodeJS, Java Message Service, Apache ActiveMQ, Sprint Boot, Drop Wizard, Hibernate, TestNG, Postgress, ExpressJS, CT tools, JBoss, Wildfly, ActiveMQ, RestEasy, REST API development

.NET developers will in general have experience of the following in addition to the non-technology specific technologies listed above:

  • NET, .NET Framework, .NET Core 2.0, C#

Team responsibilities

Developers will contribute to the following generic team responsibilities as and where appropriate:

  • High level requirements and change requests are established, technical options are identified, estimates are provided and impact assessments informed in line with the Digital Service Standard.
  • Technical stories defined and non-technical stories refined (working collaboratively with the BA)
  • Security level, legal responsibilities, privacy issues and risks associated with the service are addressed
  • Areas of technical risk are identified and de-risked with technical spikes
  • Definition of "ready" (for development) and "done" are defined.
  • Service integration approach established (with the products), where applicable.
  • Hosting and service wrapper requirements are defined.
  • Code reviewed by peers and other team members.
  • Continuous integration pipeline to be used in beta and beyond are built.
  • Code development for each story follows the agreed best practice.

Working practices

Developers will use the following working practices:

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, using Agile principles and methodologies.
  • Apply Agile principles and methodologies in a way which aligns with the values and goals of the project and wider organisation.
  • Work with service managers, product owners and business analysts to identify and define user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Collaborate with other developers on the team in developing a code base that satisfies the teams goals identifying and ensuring that reuse of components is maximised and development effort is minimised.
  • Collaborate with the teams UX Designer, Content Designer and User Researcher to build web interfaces that satisfy user needs.
  • Maintain and encourage high standards of practice.
  • Be responsible for their work from design to post-deployment support
  • Use their expertise to guide and shape the design of the product
  • Keep a user focused mind-set and consider the impact of their work on the user's experience
  • Spread their knowledge through the team
  • Take technical direction and guidance from their teams Architect and Tech Lead
  • Take design direction and guidance from their teams Solution Architect, UX Designer and User Researcher
  • Support the activities of the project teams as necessary to prepare for any necessary gating and assurance processes, including for example GDS service assessments, IT health checks and project and programme reviews
  • Produce the following products:
    • Source code stored in GitHub
    • Executable code built via Jenkins
    • Technical documentation stored in Confluence
    • Progress tracking updated in Jira