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Date: 13-Nov-2020

Location: Gatwick, GB

Company: Civil Aviation Authority

Salary: Up to £33k depending on experience

Contract type: Permanent



We are the UK's aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, and we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the constantly evolving aviation environment.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Developer to join our growing Software Engineering department. If you have experience of form building using Avoka or Adobe and familiar with web services, then our Developer role could be exactly what you’re looking for!


The Role


As a Developer you will be joining the Software Engineering function who provide a development team department across one or several key strategic platforms and technologies in support of CAA business objectives. The Developer will be expected to provide support for and to deliver continuous improvement in those areas. The role holder will be an integral part of forming and shaping the electronic forms delivery strategy at the Civil Aviation Authority.


The Developer will develop innovative forms solutions across multiple platforms including Avoka and Adobe for the CAA and will work closely alongside testers and business analysts to ensure that CAA software quality standards are met.


Core responsibilities:


  • Participation in all aspects of the software lifecycle from requirements gathering, through development to release and support of Electronic Forms
  • Works collaboratively with the test team.
  • Contribute to the CI/CD process


About You


  • Some understanding of DevOps, Agile and the concepts of CI/CD
  • Analyse business process documents, design electronic forms, develop, and test automated workflows.
  • Create technical documentation of forms including process, code, design, and fields.
  • Creating reports into form data and journey progress.
  • Experience developing form applications on one or more platforms such as Avoka, Adobe or others.
  • Experience with web services and prefill of forms
  • Excellent numeracy, analytical and problem-solving skills.




  • Experience integrating forms with an electronic document management system or enterprise content management system
  • Experience in Front End Accessibility standards and practices
  • Experience of UX Design and Journey management
  • Experience in JavaScript and any other front-end languages 


What Can We Offer You?


As an employer we are passionate about the development of our people and you will have the opportunity to work alongside creative and collaborative team members who are keen to make a difference. There is great training on hand, and you will have the opportunity to work with the latest Avoka platform



Additional Information


Given the impact of Covid-19, it’s likely that you will work remotely to begin with as we plan for a return to work within the government guidelines.


This role is based in our Gatwick offices however there is scope for regular working from home subject to business needs.



Working With Us


We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, free onsite gym at Gatwick, discounted gym membership for London, 28 days annual leave, additional 5 days leave purchase scheme, a generous pension scheme and much more!


Wherever possible, we offer flexible and variable working hours to help our people effectively manage all areas of their lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.


As a member of the Disability Confident scheme, applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a role with us will be guaranteed an interview. We use fair and inclusive selection approaches to hire the best person for the job based on merit alone. If you require an adjustment for any reason, please let us know.


Closing Date: 27th November 2020


Interview Date: w/c 7th December 2020


Please note that due to the current Covid-19 situation, all interviews will be conducted online by video conference using Microsoft Teams.


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