We sit at the heart of the Home Office’s transformation into being a data driven department.
You’ll be working on some of the most high-reaching, high profile problems in Government, across all areas of the Home Office’s responsibilities:
It’s an exciting area where you’ll be working with outstanding datasets, sophisticated analytical techniques and modern tools to deliver insights and data products that will transform our operational business and policy development.
About the team
We work in small agile teams, to deliver prioritised work packages from the research stage through to deployment as live services. Example projects include deployment of machine learning models to classify visa applications by risk, building network visualisation/analytics tools to identify possible victims of trafficking, building document search and text analytics products and conducting data driven research to inform policy makers.
You’ll be delivering and integrating software to form complete services as well as building and maintaining the service components to ensure they meet our needs and collaborate and interact with design teams providing technical expertise. We will expect you to be proactive in identifying process optimisation opportunities and contributing to the implementation of proposed solutions.
Your main day to day
We’re looking for developers who are curious at heart and when confronted with a difficult or strange problem want to act like a detective and crack the mystery!
You’ll be joining a growing software engineering community and be passionate about growing your own career within that community with an enthusiasm to research and learn new programming tools and techniques.
You’ll have good experience:
Whilst this is not a deal breaker, given the focus of this team it would be a bonus if you also have skills or experience: