Senior Application Development Specialist – Flood

  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Wales, UK
  • Dec 08, 2022
Full time Java SQL Testing Software Development I.T. & Communications Graduate IT

Job Description

Senior Application Development Specialist – Flood


Closing date: 29 January 2023

Location: Flexible

Salary: £47,408 - £52,359 (Grade 8)

Contract type: Permanent

Work pattern: You will need to work as part of a flexible shift pattern to cover service hours of 8am to 6pm.  There are also requirements for weekend working when required to meet the business needs. Also, you will need to work on a time specific rota providing an ‘Out of Hours’ ICT Service to an agreed level.

Post numbers: 203403


Job Description

Working as part of the Flood Warning and Informing service, provide a high level of technical expertise in ICT development, delivering code to standards for internal and external systems, in conjunction with other team members and third party (technical partner) developers.


Will assist in setting the future direction for NRW and the National Flood Service approach to the agile development of in-house applications in line with our rolling 18-month technology roadmap.


The role will operate primarily at tactical and operational levels, with some strategic components relating to the need to constantly review and assess the future development needs of National Flood Service cloud-based services in supporting delivery of NRWs digital strategy


You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the following: 

  1. Degree or equivalent in a technical ICT discipline plus a proven track record of working in a development team.
  2. Ability to deliver and manage agile Web development projects.
  3. Experience of working within a Microsoft Azure and Office 365 environment.
  4. Ability to troubleshoot and make recommendations on the resilience and supportability of solutions.
  5. Experience of working in Visual Studio and Azure DevOps.
  6. Knowledge of Rest APIs, HTML 5, CSS, C#, MVC, JavaScript, and Microsoft SQL.
  7. Understanding of the latest Azure offerings including API Manager, Azure Functions, Azure LogicApps and Azure Insights.


This role will offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Agile and flexible working
  • Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
  • 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
  • Generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
  • Health and wellbeing benefits and support
  • Weekly well-being hour to use as you choose


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£47,408 - £52,359 (Grade 8)

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