Careers

We’re looking for great people who want to develop their careers with us and help us to become the most user-centred IT and digital team in the country.

Latest jobs 

Developers 
£40,261 – £42,184 per annum (PO3) inc. market supplement of £718 per annum (closes 30th July 2019)

“We’re looking for great people who want to develop their careers with us and help us to become the most user-centred IT and digital team in the country.”

At Hackney, we are passionate about using technology to help residents by providing services so good, people prefer to use them.

We are platform and technology agnostic so are looking for somebody who is curious, motivated, open and self-aware. You will be expected to learn new skills and code in other languages we may use. You will get to build REST APIs, use of .net(C#,.net core,.net framework),Ruby on Rails and Angular as we develop apps. We expect you to undertake Test Driven Development, to pair programme and review peer review commits on GitHub.

https://github.com/LBHackney-IT

We also use containerisation mechanism for building our apps using Docker, logging mechanism using Sentry,Papertrail and NewRelic.We have also embraced infrastructure as code via Terraform to spin up our services on cloud. Our standards are well defined and you can go through them via the links below

API Playbook: https://github.com/LBHackney-IT/API-Playbook

Hackney Development Standards: https://github.com/LBHackney-IT/Hackney-Development-Standards

You’ll be working across multiple exciting application projects, and have the opportunity to partner with best-in-class digital agencies to enhance your skills.

This role is brilliantly suited to candidates who are looking for an opportunity where they can really utilise their knowledge, whilst getting exposure to new technologies that will inevitably broaden and diversify your skill set.

Closing date for applications: 30 July 2019

Interviews: 12 August 2019

Find out more about this excellent opportunity and get in touch to discuss the role here: https://recruitment.hackney.gov.uk/vacancy/developer/

Corporate Information & Knowledge Manager – PO11 £63,186 – £64,245 (closes 11th August 2019)

Hackney will shortly be looking for someone to lead our information governance and records management teams. These are key parts of our transformation ambitions, building on our commitment to transparency, trustworthy handling of personal information and effective management of our records to support the delivery of excellent services to Hackney’s residents and businesses.

As our Corporate Information & Knowledge Manager (and statutory Data Protection Officer) you will have a strong understanding of the principles of record management, the opportunities and challenges presented by GDPR and information governance. You will enjoy working in a friendly, collaborative and supportive team environment, using your experience to lead a user-centric service which advises colleagues on how to protect the privacy of our residents, supports the sharing of knowledge effectively across the organisation and enables us to use our information as an asset.

You will work closely with the Council’s SIRO (the Group Director, Finance & Corporate Resources) and Deputy SIRO (the Director ICT), providing expert advice to strategic leaders and other colleagues across the Council.

Find out more about this excellent opportunity and get in touch to discuss the role here: http://hackit.org.uk/work-with-us/careers/corporate-information-knowledge-manager.

Closing date for applications: 11 August 2019

Apply online here: https://recruitment.hackney.gov.uk/vacancy/corporate-information-knowledge-manager/

Delivery Manager (Service Support) – £43,603 to £45,526 (PO3) inc. market supplement of £4,060 per annum, 12 month fixed term contract (closes 30th July 2019)

As the Delivery Manager working with our Service Support team you will be key to delivering our high priority projects that will help us improve how we support users get the most out of the tools we use across the organisation. Using Agile methods to deliver great user experiences at pace through effective multidisciplinary teams, including ‘failing fast’ where that is the right thing to do.

You will have experience of delivering projects, effective collaborative leadership skills and a track record of inspiring teams to deliver successful results through working effectively with other teams and partners. You will be experienced in working in complex business environments and able to focus on delivery while also adapting to fast paced change.

Closing date for applications: 30 July 2019

Apply online here: https://recruitment.hackney.gov.uk/vacancy/delivery-manager-service-support/ 

Digital transformation lead roles with our local health partners (£37,570 – £43,772)

East London is at the forefront of integrated delivery of health and social care. Our colleagues in health are currently recruiting to roles where you will have the opportunity to make a real difference and be part of defining the future for the way that health and social care services are provided nationally.

City and Hackney CCG, the London Borough of Hackney, and the City of London Corporation are working towards a place-based integrated model for the planning and delivery of health, social care and well-being services to improve outcomes for our residents and patients. This means providers and commissioners working together with clinicianspractitioners and patientsresidents in new ways and making decisions jointly on how to make best use of the overall budgets for health and social care in Hackney and the City.

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Closing date for both roles: 5 August 2019

Other roles

Please feel free to forward your CV to HackITjobs@hackney.gov.uk if you are looking for contract or permanent positions at HackIT. We are regularly seeking developers, designers, UX, support analysts, data analysts, delivery managers, infrastructure specialists and others.

The email box is checked regularly, however, we will only contact candidates where we have a suitable opening.

The Team

HackIT is a great place to work! Our team supports vital public services across the borough and is working every day to make things better for our residents and businesses.

HackIT is also a great place to develop your career. We offer a wide range of opportunities to learn new skills through training, mentoring and by working alongside some of the best digital agencies in the country. We are developing a new Digital Leadership Academy and launched an exciting apprenticeship programme in spring 2018, with 18 apprentice roles across our service.

As well as this, Hackney also offers great benefits for our people, including a range of flexible working options, discounts and other schemes to help you save money and the opportunity to plan for your future by joining the generous local government pension scheme (more details are available on our website).

We are determined to help the ICT and digital profession become more diverse, and we encourage women and other people who are under-represented in technology professions to apply to join our team. You can find out more about how Hackney promotes equalities and diversity and read about our commitment to being a Timewise employer.

Find yourself in Hackney

Our borough

Hackney is London’s most diverse and dynamic borough. Reaching from the Square Mile to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in technology, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green spaces than any other inner London borough; some of the capital’s finest schools; first class transport connections; excellent public services; and thriving arts, cultural and retail sectors. We seek people with ambition, creativity and commitment to ensure our economic growth provides benefits for everyone and creates opportunities to transform the lives of residents.