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Senior Application Developer

Senior Application Developer

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    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £41000.00 - £48000.00 per annum

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    Jaydn Harding

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Senior Application Developer - Salary up to £48,000 with potential £4000 Bonus - (4 Days a Year on site)

The Opportunity

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is at the heart of making sure Wales' natural resources are being used sustainably so that future generations can benefit from them.

If you want to put your technical skills to good use and get involved in exciting projects which impact the lives of everyone here in Wales, we want to hear from you!

Offering agile working, flexible working and remote working with generous annual leave allowances, civil service pension, CPD and a wide range of health & wellbeing benefits ensures that Natural Resources Wales remains an employer of choice for job seekers across Wales and beyond.

NRW are passionate about creative a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities. They embrace quality of opportunity irrespective of disability, neurodivergence, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, gender expression and gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, culture, or religion. They put the principles of human rights, equality, fairness, dignity, and respect at the heart of their values.

NRW are committed to equal opportunities and guarantee interviews for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

With over 100 web applications, associated databases and API's, real-time environmental modelling, public alerting and reporting and IOT data collection of over 650 remote locations - interesting and exciting work with purpose is never far away.

Yolk Recruitment is working in partnership with Natural Resources Wales to find them high calibre technical talent from across Wales. We are currently working with them to recruit a Senior Developer who can effectively deliver and integrate software as part of a complete service.

The Role

You will be working closely with the Digital Integration Partner to write clean and secure code in a test-driven approach.

  • Create code that is reusable, and open by default
  • Plan and lead development based on sets of related user stories
  • Find ways to improve the robustness of the system with a focus on resilience and stability
  • Coach and mentor more junior colleagues


You will have a proven track record of effectively developing and deploying clean, open and secure code within a development team.

  • You will have good C#/.Net coding skills
  • You will have a solid understanding of the Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 environments
  • Good understanding of containerisation technologies
  • Good understanding of API development and use.


Aside from working on meaningful projects that positively impact the people of Wales, the successful applicant for this Senior Application Developer role will be rewarded with the following:

  • Salary of £48,000
  • Civil service pension scheme
  • Variety of working patterns
  • 28 days annual leave (increasing annually to 33 days)
  • CPD ranging from practical to further and higher education courses
  • Active & sustainable travel benefits such as Cycle to Work and season ticket loans
  • Payment of professional membership fees relevant to your role

Yolk Recruitment is the exclusive recruitment partner to Natural Resources Wales and therefore all applications will be managed by the team at Yolk following NRW's own fair and transparent recruitment process.

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