Graduate Power Platform Developer

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Role Responsibility

If you’re a talented graduate looking for an opportunity to attend certified training and develop technical skills in a supportive environment, you could be the next Graduate Power Platform Developer in our Technology Division.

You’ll be involved in the development, testing and operation of Microsoft 365 solutions, supporting the team on the Council’s digital-first vision to deliver efficiency and better user experience for our staff and residents. Reporting to our Technology Innovation Manager, you’ll be a part of a multi-disciplinary team, delivering technological solutions from analysis and design to development and testing.

About You

You’ll have a 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline, and GCSE Grade A-C (4) or above in English Language and Maths. A willingness to work towards a Software Developer apprenticeship is essential, as is a commitment to further professional development. Crucially, you’ll have experience using spreadsheets and working to a structured methodology, with knowledge about information security, user experience and software testing processes.

A keen problem solver, you’ll find technical solutions that meet the requirements of our Innovation Team and Infrastructure Business Partners, in addition to delivering solutions for new cloud systems that are tailored to individual client needs. You’ll be a deft communicator, able to work with others and on your own initiative to run tests, assess information and help to fix faults. But you won’t do it alone. This role involves shadowing others to learn and build on your own knowledge, and we offer plenty of support to start your exciting graduate career.

At Kent County Council we have a number of values that enable us to build a flexible, compassionate, inclusive and empowering culture. We’re dedicated to working together as we deliver for the best interests of our county, and are focused on putting our residents, families and communities at the heart of decision making. If you believe in these values and are ready to make a positive contribution to our work, we want to hear from you.

In return for your graduate skills, dedication to learning and responsible attitude, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits when you join Kent County Council, including:

  • Flexible working
  • A generous holiday entitlement of 26 days (raising to 28 after 5 years’ service (KR7) or 28 days raising to 30 days after 5 years’ service (KR8-10)
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Access to a range of local and national discounts and cashback through our Kent Rewards website
  • An excellent local government pension scheme

For further information on this role, please contact: Fil Kamps, Senior Development Operations Officer on 03000 419350

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace were everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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