Senior Developer Job at The House of Lords – in London

Job Description

The Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) works with the House of Commons, the House of Lords, and Parliament staff on their IT and digital needs.

At the Parliamentary Digital Service, we’re transforming the way Parliament does digital. We’re responsible for the digital output of all parliamentary services. We think it’s important that everyone can access and understand what’s going on in Parliament. Our goal is to bring together the public, Parliament Members, and Parliamentary staff to inform, engage, support, and communicate through one, unified digital core – PDS.


The Senior Developer will work as part of the UK Parliament Digital Service’s growing Software Engineering team who are responsible for developing and supporting bespoke applications and systems that underpin the running of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

Our recent work has delivered a remote voting system and a brand new website for Parliament. But there are more exciting challenges ahead, and so we look to strengthen our team of Developers and DevOps Engineers.


We are currently looking for candidates who have:
Modern standards approach: Strong understanding and application of the most appropriate modern standards and practices. Takes responsibility for coaching and guiding others.

Programming and build (software engineering): Collaborates with others when necessary to review specifications and uses these agreed specifications to design, code, test and document programs or scripts of medium to high complexity, using the right standards and tools.

Systems design: Designs systems characterised by medium levels of risk, impact and business or technical complexity. Selects appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensures they are applied effectively. Reviews the systems designs of others to ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources, and integration of multiple systems and technology.

Systems integration: Defines the integration build. Able to co-ordinate build activities across systems and understands how to undertake and support integration testing activities.

How to apply

Please submit your CV in the portal demonstrating the skills highlighted in the job description

Please see the Job Description for more information.

Join us and you’ll be joining a growing team of talented, like minded individuals who are energised by a fast-paced environment driven by innovation and excellence. You will be collaborative, delivery-focused and have strong organisational and interpersonal skills. In addition, you will be logical and practical, and having a willingness to learn, explore and develop new skills.

Proposed Recruitment Timescales

If you are successful after shortlisting, you will be asked to complete a Technical Test between 13th May – 19th May. If you pass the technical stage, you will be invited to interview on the 26th, 27th May or 1st June.

About Company

Company: The House of Lords –

Company Location:  London

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