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Trainee Web Engineer Ref. 470

IT
£27,476 to £29,377
HMGCC's IT Service Operations Centre has been incredibly successful 'insourcing' Government IT, leading to growth and service expansion. We now have a great opportunity for a keen individual looking to develop as an IT systems engineer. Development is core to this role and we're looking for someone with the right approach and aptitude.

We provide secure IT shared services to a large number of Government departments, bringing great cost efficiency, but also agility, quality and cyber security. We're serious about developing our staff, with real training and career development opportunities. We believe in promoting a positive working environment, building a culture of openness, sharing and a real work-life balance. We recognise and reward excellence and support creativity and input from all staff. We balance support, integration and development throughout all technical teams and, needless to say, Government IT security is paired with real job security.

Liaising closely with the Web Content Manager will be a critical part of your day-to-day working; the Web Content Manager is the primary contact for all customer relations. Working in a small team allows you to be agile with your delivery of work as well as being process driven at times when structured tasks need completing.

Our work isn't about profit; it's about making a real difference.


Technical Skills

We would need you to already have:

• An understanding of Web technologies, for example HTML, CSS
• IT troubleshooting experience

To strengthen your application, it would be desirable if you have:

• Development experience with:
  - JavaScript
  - jQuery
• Experience of working with or understanding of:
  - Drupal or another (content management system) CMS
  - Knowledge of Website accessibility best practices
  - A basic understanding of Photoshop/Illustrator
• Ability to diagnose problems / issues with Websites


Personal Skills

To work as a Trainee Web Engineer, you will be the type of person who:

• Assists and guides others who are less experienced or new to their role.
• Thinks creatively and generates innovative approaches and solutions. Comes up with a range of possible solutions and evaluates these effectively.
• Pays attention to detail and is conscientious about Service administration. Adapts to unplanned changes, informing who may be impacted.
• Records and shares information and knowledge securely. Listens and take account of other people's views.
• Works cooperatively with others to achieve goals, Values individuals for their qualities and differences.
• Promotes new and flexible ways of delivering services that are responsive to customer needs.
• Shows flexibility in adapting to the situation or requirements of the Service. Makes suggestions for improving how things are done.


Putting Your Skills To Use

Using your expertise as part of our team you will:

• Create and contribute to the development of new Websites
• Learn and adopt existing technical services to address related customer issues
• Provide maintenance support and respond to customer service requests
• Build, test and implement minor systems enhancements
• Create and revise procedural and configuration documentation
• Engage with customers at all stages of the development process
• Support customers with tailored training based on individual needs
• Offer guidance to customers about best practices


You will play an integral part in ensuring that our Government's communication systems in the UK and around the globe are reliable and totally secure. In return we will offer you a positive and creative environment to work in and give you all of the tools and training to develop and be the best that you can be.

To find out more about HMGCC and how we are truly individual both as an organisation and an employer visit our 'about us' page.

*If you are relocating to the area then we can discuss the possibility of a relocation package.

Please note dependent on the recruitment requirements, we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date.