Developer (Level 2) Job at Civil Aviation Authority – in London / Gatwick Airport

Date: 31-Jul-2022

Location: Gatwick, GB

Company: Civil Aviation Authority

Salary: £37,513 up to £55,000 dependent upon experience

Contract Type: permanent

Location: role can be based at any of our offices located across the UK, we are also happy to support remote working as the standard

We are the UK’s aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, and we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the constantly evolving aviation environment.

The Role

Are you looking for a role where you can make a real difference? Do you want to be part of a new and exciting transformation?

Join us here at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) where you will be part of Software Engineering developing, testing and supporting web applications within a multi-disciplinary product team, providing technical skills that traverse both front and back-end development disciplines. The role operates within a DevOps CI/CD environment delivering new and innovative solutions for the CAA.

You will report directly to a Lead Developer within the team and produce products using technologies such as C#/.Net, JavaScript, Azure, SQL and Azure DevOps. The applications will then be deployed to the Microsoft Azure platform using automated build and deploy processes.

You will work with a wide range of CAA colleagues and external suppliers and will be responsible for ensuring the solutions you work on align to the CAA IT Strategy, meet development principles and technical standards.

The role requires a combination of technical design skills and delivery across the full project life cycle. Strong engagement and collaborative skills are required to provide the capability of dealing directly with product owners in the business.

About You

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Full Stack Developer who can produce high-quality solutions, someone who is a team player and is able to communicate at all levels within the organisation.

You will be self-motivated and be able to operate using your initiative or under direction, whilst remaining delivery focused. You will have knowledge and experience of developing solutions using the following products and skills below

Key skills:
Strong C#

Strong .Net Core

Strong Javascript


Experience of using Microsoft Azure PAAS

Azure SQL or SQLServer


Azure DevOps

Experience of leading development a team

Desirable Knowledge:
Experience working with GIS systems for example ArcGIS or similar

Experience working with Dynamics 365

Experience working with Terraform

Knowledge of accessibility standards such as WCAG

What can we offer you?

As an employer we are focused on the development of our people and you will have the opportunity to work alongside creative and collaborative team members who are keen to make a difference to the organization as well at the opportunity to work with market leading technology.

Being an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage and support applications from candidates of all backgrounds. If you have a disability or special need that requires adjustments, please let us know. Wherever possible, we offer flexible and variable working hours to help our people effectively manage all areas of their lives.

Additional Information

For many appointments within the CAA, these roles require access to operationally sensitive infrastructure and/or Nationally Protected information. For these roles the post holders must undergo National Security Vetting and achieve the appropriate level of clearance.

To be vetted we will usually expect a reasonable period of residency in the UK so that meaningful checks can be undertaken. This can either be 3 years or 5 years depending on the level required (CTC or SC). If you do not meet these requirements, we may not be able to accept your application. For more information please visit – Vetting explained – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Given the impact of Covid-19, it’s likely that you will work remotely to begin with as we plan for a return to work within the government guidelines.

Working With Us

We offer a range of excellent benefits such as flexible working arrangements, free onsite gym at Gatwick, discounted gym membership for London, 28 days annual leave, additional 5 days leave purchase scheme, a generous pension scheme and much more!

We are on a journey towards being increasingly adaptable, where our colleagues collaborate as part of cross-functional teams. This approach ensures we never stop learning together. It also means that you may become involved in activities that take you out of your day to day role, providing you with opportunities to develop and grow your career with us.

We have embraced hybrid working and offer flexible working patterns, being open to having a conversation about what works for you. We know where and when we work is important in achieving a work-life balance.

We are passionate about diversity and ensuring all are included at the CAA. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We use fair and inclusive selection approaches to hire the best person for the job based on merit alone.

As a member of the Disability Confident scheme, applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a role with us will be guaranteed an interview. If you require an adjustment for any reason, please let us know.

Our Values

Do The Right Thing, Never Stop Learning, Build Collaborative Relationships, Respect Everyone – For more information please Click Here

Closing Date: 19/08/2022

Interview Date: w/c 29/08/2022

Please note that due to the current Covid-19 situation, all interviews will be conducted online by video conference using Microsoft Teams.

No recruitment agencies please.

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About the Company

Company: Civil Aviation Authority –

Company Location:  London / Gatwick Airport

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