We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

ICT Software Development Coordinator

Closing date: 10/12/2023

Reference: REQ104989

37 hours / Permanent

36,648 - 38,223 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

This position qualifies for a market supplement payment of £4,000 per year. Please note this additional payment will be reviewed in July 2024. 

We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic lead software engineer to join our team with experience of supervising a team of software developers. In this role you will work with us to build interesting and creative software solutions for Ceredigion County Council. It is our vision to support the creation of healthier, safer, more resilient communities; help protect and improve the environment; and promote social innovation.

As an experienced lead engineer of the team, you will provide planning and guidance to bring projects to life and see them through to completion. You will lead, supervise, guide and mentor the project team of software developers to ensure the projects excel. We are looking for someone that can run a project and be a senior engineer.

You will inspire to set out good working practices for the team and introduce new ways of working. You will be given the opportunity to solve problems, learn and innovate in different areas, including UX, mobile, scaling out modular services, databases, big data, design practices and patterns. We promote learning and training which allows our team to grow and excel.

This is a remote position, but if wanted, you can make use of our hybrid working facilities at our main office at Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth. Our team promotes flexible and healthy work-life balance with many benefits to yourself and our community.

We work primarily (but not exclusively) in C#, .NET, ASP.NET, JavaScript, and React, but strong skills in contemporary technologies with the capacity to switch would be highly valued.

We believe work-life balance is very important. To support you in achieving this, you will have access to the following discretionary benefits:

  • Hybrid Working: Subject to certain conditions being met, you may choose to work from home or in an office location.
  • Flexi-time: Hours may be worked within a defined bandwidth, Monday to Friday, subject to service needs.

Job Description and Person Specification

Get in touch 

For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Justin Denney on justin.denney@ceredigion.gov.uk.

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date. 

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Customer Contact & ICT

Our service has a range of responsibilities from providing advice and support to the residents of Ceredigion to providing corporate support via our ICT, reception and mailroom teams.  Our service is responsible for the following functions: 

  • Civil Registration: Birth, deaths and marriages.
  • Corporate Customer Services: Blue badge; Contact centre; Mailroom and scanning; Receptions.
  • ICT and Information Management: Archives and modern records; ICT support; Infrastructure and security; Project and application support; Reprographics, Technical support, Software development.
  • Library Services
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