|Job Type:||Full Time|
About Network Rail
Senior Technical Operations Developer (Capacity Planning)
About Network Rail
Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail - Europe's largest civil engineering project - to investment in world-class stations and work to deliver High Speed 2 services, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.
About the department
System Operator is the body responsible for the planning, creation and allocation of capacity to run trains on the GB rail network to deliver economic growth.
The Capacity Planning Data Management function leads on developing a sustainable support structure that emphases on Data.We coincide with the rail industry, its users, funders and partners to shape tomorrow's railway to meet the ever-growing needs of the passenger.We can articulate the requirements and future needs of our customers so that we can provide a precise, robust proposition to integrate into the long-term strategic vision of the network and its usage.
About the team
Every day we produce a daily timetable to safely operate 20,000 trains; delivering over 4.5 million passengers; travelling over 900,000 track miles; to pass over 1.5 million signals on green; to arrive at 220,000 station stops and to arrive at the advertised minute. It's an incredible feat!
As the team tasked with establishing the timetable, Capacity Planning is committed to finding ways to increase reliability for passengers and freight end users.
Programmes and Capacity Planning Data Management lead the design and delivery of Capacity Planning's improvement programmes to deliver better timetables.
Who are we looking for?
We are recruiting a Senior Technical Operations Developer to help us unlock the potential of Capacity Planning.
We are looking for an individual who can design, develop and maintain customisations and extensions to supported in-house applications to help improve the quality and timely production of the timetable.
If you have IT development experience with complex projects; experience with Excel, VBA, .Net and SQL; can work to tight deadlines and have excellent communication skills to engage with customers we would love you to apply
To design, develop and maintain customisations and extensions to supported in-house applications that enable enhancements and efficiencies in the quality and timely production of the timetable.
About the role
Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications
How to apply
Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factors. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail.Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.
Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to £3,333 (to a maximum amount of £2,250).
Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.
Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £40,107 - £45,120
As an arm's length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;
§Provide eligibility to work in the UK and identity documentation
§Complete a satisfactory 3 year employment history check
§Complete a satisfactory unspent criminal conviction disclosure check
For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks
Salary: £40,107 - £45,120
Closing date: 12th November 2019 late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes
It is a requirement of the role to live within 90 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant Milton Keynes.