Senior Developer

Are you an experienced Senior Developer looking to further develop your IT management career with a progressive organisation? As one of the largest County Councils in the Country we have ambitious plans and our forward thinking Data Services Team share the same ambition.

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Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) is committed to improving strategic data and major components that are the corporate data service, master data management and enterprise data warehousing solutions. 

Join us as a Senior Developer and you will play a key role by using both your technical and management skills to lead a team in designing and creating solutions exclusively for LCC in our new Microsoft Azure Platform.

The role

Reporting to the Data Services Manager you will lead and manage a team of developers in the design and production of solutions for the consistent and effective management of corporate data and reporting. You will support and maintain the Data Services Azure environment (databases and services) including support of the LCC data warehouse, MDM, associated ETL processes, views and staged data.

Key duties include:

  • Planning development work effectively to deliver within timescales implementing an Agile approach;
  • Taking personal responsibility for actively contributing and leading the Departmental Dev Ops process, managing and taking part in the corresponding workshops for Scoping, Requirements definitions, User Stories, Task creation and Estimation; 
  • Using Microsoft technologies to develop and implement solutions ensuring business need is met, development is efficient and any requirement for on-going maintenance is minimal.

What we are looking for

This is a key role which requires a creative individual with a range of technical knowledge, experience and soft skills, including:

  • Demonstrable experience of data architecture design and development;
  • Understanding of data warehousing principles;
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of specialist software, including Azure, SQL Server, MS Visual Studio and Azure Dev Ops;
  • Proven management of a team of Developers;
  • Excellent communication skills; and
  • The ability to solve problems effectively.

What we can offer

In return you will receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including generous holiday entitlement, an excellent pension scheme, opportunities for progression and stability in these uncertain times.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Gaston Navea (Data Services Manager), on 07500 578530

Before applying, please read through both the job description and the job information pack. When completing your application please ensure you address all of the requirements contained within the job description/person specification as only those demonstrating the requirements will be selected to attend the interview stage.

 Closing Date: Monday 7th June 2021




At the current time during the Coronavirus restrictions,  all our employees are working from home if they are able to do so to support the health and safety of all of our colleagues.  We are embracing new ways of working and we are anticipating that remote working will continue to be a key feature of this role. You will be  given a nominated contractual work base and once current restrictions are lifted you will be required to commute to this work base when necessary.  

Our technology platform and equipment is very good enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We require that you have in place good connectivity and we will discuss during the recruitment process if support with this is needed.


Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check


All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

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