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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.

The Team

HackIT is a great place to work! Our team support vital public services across the borough and are 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 will be launching 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 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.


Front-end developer, £47,304 – £51,117 per annum

Permanent – Full Time

Closing date – 3 February 2019

The Role

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

As well as working with some of the UK’s foremost digital agencies, Hackney is committed to investing in developing in-house digital design teams so that we grow our capacity to design, build and deliver excellent digital services and to complement expertise that we buy in.

The new Digital Design team will be provide the key skills and expertise required to deliver agile, user centred change across the whole range of the Council’s services.

Essential skills

– 5+ years’ experience as a frontend developer
– Fundamentals including semantic HTML, CSS and vanilla JavaScript
– Passion for CSS and knowledge of Flexbox and Grid
– Comfortable with Sass and PostCSS
– JS-based build tools – Grunt, Gulp, Webpack
– Experience with NPM, CLI and GitHub
– Care about accessibility and performance
– An eye for UI and UX
– Desire to work on open source projects
– Be able to work quickly in an agile environment
– Good collaboration skills with designers and other developers

Nice to have

– Built design systems before and used Fractal
– Angular experience and keen on React/Vue
– Worked on projects built on .Net and Ruby
– Central or local government experience or in general interest for GDS work
– Interest/experience with TDD and testing in general
– Able to engage the whole multidisciplinary team with the development process

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Senior Delivery Manager, £51,351 – £55,164 per annum

Delivery Manager, £42,826 – £44,713 per annum

Both Fixed Term/ Secondment Contract for Two Years –  Full Time

Closing date – 23 January 2019

The Roles

Are you an agile delivery manager looking for your next move? Want to help us deliver services for residents and staff, that are so good people prefer to use them?

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

You’ll play a key role in our high priority projects, using agile delivery methods to deliver great user experiences at pace through effective multidisciplinary teams, including ‘failing fast’ where that is the right thing to do.

You’ll have experience of delivering major 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.

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Senior Delivery Manager

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