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Java Engineer

DWP Digital -

Full-time (Permanent)
£38,469 - £56,480
Published on
7 June 2023
12 June 2023

We’re looking for Java Engineers to design, build and maintain our flagship service, Universal Credit

Universal Credit is one of the highest profile digital transformation programmes in the world, praised for its fast and flexible response to the Covid-19 pandemic and now in use by over 5 million claimants and 30,000 staff.

Few other organisations globally can offer the same opportunity to work with cutting edge technology at this scale and to make such a critical difference to millions of people’s lives.

Job description

Our Java Engineers are experienced developers who would like to continue to build and support well tested services to our users.

You will follow best practice and work in teams that deliver quality software products.

We work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, focussed on designing and building software products that make up services used by millions of people.

Our teams focus on operational stability, robustness, resilience, availability and quality for the code we produce.

Your responsibilities will include but are not restricted to, the following:

• Design and build the Universal Credit service including building reusable libraries.

• Coaching and mentoring your peers and more junior staff, supporting their professional development.

• Collaborate with senior engineers and the wider community to set the strategic direction for the department.

If you would like to learn more about the role, please contact

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