These are exciting times at Her Majesty’s Court and Tribunals Service (HMCTS). As an agency of the MoJ, we provide the supporting administration for the judiciary across England and Wales. Within that portfolio the Digital and Technology Services Transformation Programme (DTS) has a clear ambition to create an organisational culture where diverse and inclusive multi-disciplinary teams bring together in-house digital, data and technology specialists to build capability, work smarter and more efficiently.
We’re building better justice for everyone, and you have the chance to influence that change. With the scale and size of transformation, you’ll get exposure to bigger opportunities and new ways of learning that will push your potential. This is pioneering work that’s first of its kind, which means you’ll get to own your mark bringing ideas that will shape your future and ours.
Sound like a challenge you’re up for?
The Head of Software Engineering reports to the Deputy Director for Digital Delivery, responsible for setting up and taking forward a highly skilled software engineering function which will ensure the credibility, quality and maturity of the all software deliverables.
Working alongside Heads of Technical Delivery who are focused on delivery to time, budget and quality, this role concentrates on how the software is delivered in all 40+ digital services in all jurisdictions. This will involve ensuring engineering standards are met across circa a population of circa 260 people of various levels and specialisms, working in approximately 28 software delivery teams.
We currently have over 200 experienced developers across MoJ and its agencies who make up the broader software engineering community. You will able to learn from others, share your knowledge and take part in informal support networks with your peers.
What will you be doing?
In addition, the head of software engineering will look after the technical career development of circa 50 developers and automation testers across the whole of Digital Delivery, involving mentoring and coaching and ensuring this is in place at all levels, running the community of practice and managing career pathways
What are we looking for?
What can we offer you?