Do you have an appreciation of emerging technologies along with a proven ability to be able to assess technical opportunities and make recommendations for strategic direction and future proofing?
If so, as a Principal Software Engineer you will lead on software development activities across multiple teams, including management of capabilities, resourcing and recruitment and be a source of technical expertise. You keep up-to-date with the technology landscape and new technologies and provide leadership in software application design.
You will have the opportunity to focus on a particular area of the business or in a technical speciality such as front-end development, CI/CD environments or back-end systems. You are responsible for ensuring that development work can be done effectively, relying on context provided by Lead Software Engineers and development teams.
You will be a source of expertise and direction on software development methodologies and as a member of the Software Development Practice’s leadership team, you will embody an open and positive approach, to support HM Land Registry progressing the DDaT Software Development profession, understanding all roles and helping to build our community.
To meet the requirements of this role, you will have previous experience in line management of technical job families and working within a wider technical and non-technical leadership team. You will have an in-depth knowledge of application design and a strong understanding of modern software development practices, methods and techniques.
In addition, you are a skilled and experienced planner, implementer and leader of change in a complex and evolving environment and have the ability to be able to turn vision and ideas into practice.
For more information about the job, please see the attached Candidate Pack.
Due to Covid-19, the role will initially be home based so an induction and training will be carried out remotely, with full support from the team. Once safe to do so, you will be located in your home office.
The Digital, Data and Technology Directorate is the in-house IT division for HMLR. We are currently recruiting several roles to ensure the directorate’s teams contain the right blend of skills, experience and knowledge to take our major transformation programme forward. These teams are at the heart of the move to a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital services.
Working in Digital, Data and Technology at HM Land Registry
Our Business Strategy
for 2017-2022 sets out our aims of:
• brilliant at the basics;
• a comprehensive Land Register;
• world-leading through Digital Street – our ground-breaking research and development project exploring how land registration might work in 2030;
• opening our data;
• expert people; and
• financially strong.
For more information about what its like to work here please see the following links:
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