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VBA/ JavaScript Developer

Job Description

A VBA/JavaScript Developer is needed for a team that works on forms and services that act as a direct interface between this Central Government department and the public. 

You will use your knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), JavaScript, XML and Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) to develop, deliver and maintain online forms. These products allow users to access essential services.

As a result, you can expect to be involved in a range of projects and programs that not only have an impact on our customers, but also how the United Kingdom carries out trade, tackles Climate Change and supports citizens. 

  • Using your technical skills and knowledge to support colleagues in the day-to-day maintenance of existing products. 
  • Work with a wide range of partners, supporting the delivery of new products. 
  • Support technical upskilling of colleagues, helping them to develop their own expertise. Participate in Agile ceremonies and Sprints. 
  • Handle and prioritise your workload to ensure the team's deadlines are met. 
  • Help colleagues to identify, diagnose and resolve faults and failures within individual products.
  • Actively contribute to delivering a quality service by maintaining custom software created to work in conjunction with our main design packages and used by your team. 
  • Seek opportunities to deliver continuous improvement and innovation within your role.

Essential Skills: 
  • Experience in the development, use and application of VBA, JavaScript and XML, combined with an understanding of OOP standard methodology and principles. 
  • Delivering at pace against a range of contending priorities. 
  • Communicating clearly and effectively, with a proven track record of influencing partners to drive outcomes. 
  • Making decisions that support delivery of a quality service. 
  • An analytical approach to problem solving.