Digital Consultant – Front End Developer



An overview of the role

We are looking for flexible, skilled Front-end developers to fill this role. Using agile methods, you will work closely with other members of the scrum team throughout the development cycle in order to design, build, test, maintain and support the new digital services.

Build, deploy and operate outstanding digital services within an agile environment that meet well-defined user needs

Provide mentorship and/or line management for more junior Front-end developers where necessary

Contribute to a culture of continual improvement in which key systems “owned” by your digital service team are regularly analysed, maintained and improved.

Contribute to a robust automated test suite to work in a continuous integration environment

Become involved in the wider web development community (outside of HMRC and the government), building relationships with other front-end developers and identifying best practices we can adopt

Sharing knowledge of tools and techniques with technical and non-technical team members in the wider HMRC digital team and across government

Completion of work allocated within agreed time, cost and quality criteria and providing progress reports on assigned work as required

Prompt escalation of problems, issues and risks as necessary


Why this role?

We’re excited to be offering this opportunity for a talented Developer to join our rapidly expanding team, working at the forefront of technology at various locations throughout the UK. 
We’re looking for someone who isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get stuck-in; someone who learns quickly; loves a challenge; who loves a job that’s never the same one day to the next. As a Developer, you’ll be tasked with a wide range of responsibilities. You’ll be surrounded by some amazing people and working in one of the best cultures that you can find.

Why you?

Technologies & skills-
Digital, Open Source, Scala
Digital technologies e.g. Scala, Play Framework, mongoDB, Java, JSON, XML, Microservices, Docker, Puppet, IntelliJ, IDE, Sbt, CSS
Examples — Java Development, Weblogic, Webmethods, Java Scripting, J2SE, J2EE, Spring, EJB, HTML, HTML5, Unix, Eclipse, SOAP, XML, REST, JBOSS, Apache, Tomact, SQL, Hibernate, JUnit, Selenium (Automation), GiT
Open Source technology
Digital technologies
Adobe Forms Development

Technical Skills-
Open Source & Digital experience – the ability to pick up new tools, examples of which are all listed.
Understanding of common web application architectures. Experience configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website. Experience debugging a complex multi-server service
Scripting or basic programming skills. Familiarity with network protocols – TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
Installation and management of open source monitoring tools. Configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef
Deploying and configuring machines in a Cloud environment
Understanding of application deployment strategies and continuous integration
Working within a product-centric environment

Business Skills
Good written and verbal communication skills, Problem solving and creativity skills, Honesty and Integrity, Eagerness to learn, Drive and energy
Lateral thinking: generate innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems
Pragmatism: delivery-focused, adaptable and responsive
Influencing skills to drive change and continuous improvement
Self-starter with demonstrable career progression through personal initiative
Passionate and energetic: ambitious, committed, drives immediacy and urgency
Strong people skills: communication, negotiation, listening
Demonstrable ability to learn new platforms and technologies quickly
Confident to engage with client


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us.  Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.

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Posted on:

June 18, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


Any UK Base