Posted 01 July 2022
Salary £500 - 550 per day
Job type Contract
DisciplineCorporate Functions
ReferenceDeveloper - Met
Contact NameTaylor Kirkham

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Developer to join a Local Authority in Exeter on an interim contract basis. 

As a Digital Developer, you’ll play a vital role in helping design, evolve and support our strategic API Management system, together with helping to skill share across the team.

About the role

As a Digital Developer you will be responsible for: 

  • Building new Java classes to extend our API Management platform
  • Developing and extending Python-based AWS Lambda APIs
  • Working with the Solutions Architect to design and deliver product features
  • Technically Lead the team, including mentoring junior developers
  • Assisting testing and peer reviews of technical delivery
  • Providing technical advice to internal users of the system

About you

The ideal candidate for this position must have:

  • A working knowledge of implementing or supporting REST APIs using an API Management solution (e.g. WSO2, Apigee).
  • Highly proficient in Python and Java development.
  • Experience of building unit tests with Junit and mocking frameworks, e.g. Mockito.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of using Amazon AWS services including Lambda, EC2 and experience of the AWS CodePipeline.

Experience which is not essential but desirable includes: 

  • Development experience using Spring and Spring Boot.
  • Good understanding of Linux shell scripts (e.g. bash).
  • Integration experience using REST APIs and JSON.
  • Working knowledge of Auth and Auth protocols, including OAuth2 and API keys.

About the company

Local Authority employees contribute to the local community whilst working in a dynamic, fair and flexible environment. Whoever you are and whatever your background, working in local government gives you the opportunity not only to develop your career, but also to make a difference in people's lives.

What’s on offer

Pay Rate: £525 per day Inside IR35

Contract type: 6 month contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

Hours: Monday – Friday 40hrs per week

How to apply

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed, or would love to find out more information, either

  • Hit the apply button now and follow the steps 
  • Contact Taylor Kirkham on 01772 954200
  • Email your CV to 

About Spencer Clarke Group

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge in Accountancy and Finance and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive: 

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £350* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Taylor Kirkham on remembering to include your details as well. 

*T’s & C’s apply.