Principal ICT Engineer/Designer

Lancashire County Council

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Lancashire County Council is currently offering Principal ICT Engineer/Designer position for qualified individuals who are willing to work Full Time at their office in Preston, England, UK Be sure to check job specifications carefully before proceeding.

Job Title: Principal ICT Engineer/Designer
Company Name: Lancashire County Council
Job Location: Preston, England, UK
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Lancashire County Council
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
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| Salary £ 44,624 – £ 48,684 Per annum | Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Preston | p>

Here at Lancashire County Council within our Digital Services Team we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Principal Solution Designer / Engineer in our Business & Enterprise Applications team. p>

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Lancashire County Council is the fourth largest local authority in England and covers a huge geographic area and a wide range of communities both urban and rural. The Council’s remit is substantial, varied and complex, delivering a wide range of services to the 1.2 million people who live here. p>

Our Digital Services team serves as a single source for all ICT requirements to over 15,000 customers within the council and other beneficiaries. This is an exciting time to join Lancashire County Council, with plenty of interesting projects in the pipeline as we work to support Council’s digital agenda and look to improve service delivery to the people, schools, businesses and organisations of Lancashire and beyond. p>

This post offers a real opportunity to make a difference to the delivery of public services across Lancashire. p>

You will provide a mixture of both functional and technical application management expertise across the following solutions and applications: p>

These are just some of the benefits you could enjoy working at Lancashire County Council: p>

Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence. strong> p>

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  • Commercial of the Shelf (COTS) and Cloud based applications li> ul> The role strong> p>
    • Contribute and deliver against strategic initiatives of both the Digital Service and LCC through delivery of small to large scale projects, and meet challenging deadlines. li>
    • Lead on a sub-set of the application portfolio, ensuring those applications deliver best value for our customers and are effectively managed throughout their life cycle li>
    • Work closely with the Solution Delivery Manager and the project management community to ensure delivery of agreed solutions and upgrades of existing applications li>
    • Drive efficiencies and cost-savings through continuous improvement of people, process and technology. li>
    • Ensure that customer aspirations & requirements are the driving force behind everything we do li>
    • Liaise closely with the architecture team ensuring that strategic initiatives are delivered, and best practice standards are embedded within the design process and across the team li>
    • Promote best practice ensuring compliance and governance is adhered to throughout the team. li>
    • Represent the Digital Service at all levels and attend customer meetings li> ul> About you strong> p>
      • You will have significant design experience with various business applications (both enterprise class and COTS based) li>
      • experience of leading, managing, mentoring and motivating a functionally & technically focused team in an enterprise environment. li>
      • an appreciation of various integration / middleware technologies and approaches li>
      • a good level of commercial awareness and be able to assess suitability of COTS or cloud SAAS solutions against requirements, security standards and technical specifications li>
      • experience of completing options and market appraisals, and presenting recommendations based on value for money to the customer li>
      • a proven track-record in end-to-end designing and implementation of small to large-scale / enterprise class solutions li>
      • an ability to understand and translate business requirements and deliver value-for-money solutions li>
      • experience with engaging with customers at all levels and external party organisations li>
      • knowledge of best practise frameworks such as ITIL, TOGAF and/ or ISO27001 li>
      • a commitment to continuous improvement and self-development li>
      • experience of working with other technical and non-technical teams to support project delivery li> ul> The Benefits strong> p> We value our staff as individuals and aim to help them achieve their full potential while working for us. We offer a work environment that encourages staff engagement, team working and problem solving and we recognise the importance and benefits of a good work life balance. In return for your passion and expertise we offer all our staff a generous benefits package equal to the terms and conditions enjoyed by all council staff. p>
    • Flexible working hours (37 hrs per week) along with opportunities for agile working p>
    • Extremely generous Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution, death in service payments, life assurance and dependents pensions p>
    • Great Holiday Entitlement: 25 days annual leave entitlement rising to 31, after five years’ continuous service. Eight bank holidays and two further additional statutory days during the Christmas and New Year period p>
    • Family friendly employer: Help to balance family commitments, including generous maternity leave, paternity leave and support for working carers Adoption and parental leave. Childcare voucher scheme. p>
    • Great location, just a short walk from the train station and main bus route p>

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications. span> p>

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  • Minimum Salary: 44624 li>
  • Maximum Salary: 48684 label> li>
  • Pay Basis: Yearly label> li>
  • Schedule Type: Full Time label> li>
  • Contract Type: Permanent label> li>
  • Hours: 37 label> li>
  • Closing Date: Nov 6, 2022 label> li> ul> div>

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