DWP – React – Node Developer 1 BPS Migration (D)

Closing date for applications: 26/11/2022
Specialist role
Summary of the work
Bespoke React/Node based application development to capture and create configuration data for APIs, in the BPS API space.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
3 months with an optional 1 month extension
North West England
Organisation the work is for
DWP - Benefit Supporting Services
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The resource will work with the existing DWP BPS API Team.- Lead Software Engineer /Technical Lead- Senior Delivery Manager- 3 Senior Developers- 4 Apprentices- 2 Technical Testers
What the specialist will work on
Developing React front-end and Node back-end to produce bespoke tooling for the BPS API Service, specifically the development of the Mapper & Configurator tools - basing them on existing PoCs.Will also provide support, technical guidance and help to implement development best practices. This will include coaching, mentoring and supporting team members.
Address where the work will take place
DWP Digital Corporate Hubs : Peel Park Blackpool, or Benton Park View, Newcastle.
Working arrangements
Specialist will work 5 working days per week. The specialist will be expected to attend site 40% of their working time in line with DWP's Hybrid working policy working remotely for the remainder of their time. Days of attendance on site will be as determined by DWP management. The specialist will be required to be online between the hours of 8:00AM - 17:00PM Monday to Friday
Security clearance
Candidate must have current Security Check Government cleared and be On-Shore. Current means that the candidate must have been in a role working for a Government Department where SC was required within the last 12 months . DWP is unable to transfer SC clearance gained from any non-Government body.
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-1. Work well as the lead of a team and keep the team motivated to perform well; -Transfer knowledge gained through the team and be willing to share experiences across the wider department. -Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions -Is accountable and takes responsibility for their work -Can work with colleagues with little or no technical knowledge
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 75% Cultural fit 5% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience in the following
  • Excellent Front/Back end development skills
  • Evidence of React with TypeScript, Redux and Axios
  • Experience of Node/Express
  • Experience of data visualisation using SVG or similar
  • Experience of working with JSON
  • Experience of designing visual tooling that reads and generates configuration/metadata
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience of Agile working practices
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of HTML5
  • Experience of CSS3
  • Experience in backend data persistence
  • Experience of database interaction

Closing date for applications: 26/11/2022

DWP – React – Node Developer 1 BPS Migration (D)

Closing date for applications: 26/11/2022

Specialist role:



North West England


DWP - Benefit Supporting Services

Maximum day rate:


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