Development Technical Consultant Microsoft

We’ve got an exciting opportunity for a new Development Technical Consultant specialising in Microsoft technologies to make a real impact to the team and organisation. This role will be working within the DevOps team within Group Technology department focused in the Groups Value Chain areas of Core Assessment and Marking. The role will be supporting the delivery of technical enhancements across a wide range of existing and future applications.

This role will be offered as a 10-12 month fixed term contract, to cover maternity leave.

Business Unit
Group Technology
From 49,412
Type of role
Fixed-term Contract / Secondment
Full-time or part-time
Location - Country
Location - City
Closing date
Vacancy ref


About the role

As a Development Technical Consultant Microsoft, you will be responsible for delivering technical development initiatives associated to various Applications, Functions and Technologies across the Group as part of the Core Assessment & Marking DevOps Team. To enable this, you will need to build strong rapport with your DevOps team colleague as well as other department and group stakeholders.

You will be involved in a number of technical enhancements, where you will be responsible for delivering and moving through our Software Development Lifecycle so you must possess excellent development and communication skills.

About you

We want to hear from experienced Microsoft Developers who have a background in delivering technical enhancements from ‘idea to delivery’.

The successful applicant will be a technically strong individual with a solid and successful track record in delivering technical enhancement in many functional domain environments. You'll be passionate about providing exceptional customer experience and service.

You’ll be joining a passionate, experienced, and fast paced DevOps team reporting into the Group Technology Department. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to work as part of a team, is organised and can manage their own workload effectively, working with other team members building knowledge. You will work you’re your team members to Scope, Estimate, Priorities and Deliver Technical enhancements across a wide number of functional applications.

Our story and mission

Our vision is for a world in which everyone has the skills and opportunities to succeed. We support almost five million people each year to develop skills that help them into a job, develop on that job and to prepare for their next job. As a charity, we’re proud that everything we do is focused on achieving this purpose.

Through our assessment and credentialing, corporate learning and technical training offers, we partner with our customers to deliver work-based learning programmes that build competency to support better prospects for people, organisations and wider society. We create flexible learning pathways that support lifelong employability, because we believe that people deserve the opportunity to (re)train and (re)learn again and again – gaining new skills at every stage of life, regardless of where they start.

At the heart of our business sits the City & Guilds Foundation which amplifies our purpose by helping to remove barriers to getting into a job, celebrating best practice on the job, and advocating for jobs of the future. 

We were founded in 1878 by the City of London and the trade guilds of the time, to help people, organisations and economies to develop their skills for growth.

Our rich experience means we’re uniquely positioned to understand the future of work and learning. And, we continually evolve to develop and deliver skills for the workplace of the future. Today, as well as qualifications and assessment, we offer digital credentialing, elearning technologies, executive leadership development, technical training and consultancy.

Our success is driven by the people we work with. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer an equal opportunity to all our staff and we value diversity within our inclusive culture. We recognise that a diverse workforce is the only way we will achieve our ambitious business goals, so we work hard to be flexible to accommodate everyone.

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, engaging and market-leading organisation with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.

You’ll receive an excellent benefits package which typically includes a great base salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, private healthcare, volunteering opportunities and much more. 

We welcome a discussion about how this role could work flexibly for you. For example work pattern, hours or location.

Next steps and how to apply

If you think this is the role and organisation for you then we would love to hear from you.  Please submit your CV and complete our short application form using the apply button.