In the Home Office CoLab have applied user-centred policy design to make improvements to the refugee integration loans service. In this case study Deputy Director of Design and Research, Katy Arnold, explains how.
The Home Office is recruiting significant numbers of software engineers. Check out Civil Service Jobs to find out more or register for our live recruitment question and answer event on 12 May where you can meet our engineering team and learn more about the recruitment process.
Charlotte Sides launched her career as a software engineer on the Home Office Digital Career Development Programme. Read about her journey here. Applications for the Programme are now open.
To celebrate International Women’s Day this year we asked women at various stages of their career in DDaT Home Office to reflect on what it means to them to be a woman in tech.
Do you want to return to work after a career break? Do you worry that you won’t have enough recent work experience to be attractive to employers? Find out how Alice returned to a career at Home Office DDaT through its Career Returners Programme, in partnership with Women Returners.
Are you a recent graduate with a love of digital, data and technology? Would you like the opportunity to experience a broad range of digital and tech functions before choosing a specialism? The Home Office DDaT Dynamic Development Scheme is now open to graduates. Read on to find out how to apply for the scheme.
Looking for an apprenticeship as a project manager, business analyst or infrastructure engineer? Want to work on some of the most fascinating digital, data and technology programmes in the market and in government? Apprenticeships are now open at the Home Office.
The Software Developer Accelerated Apprenticeship scheme at DDaT at the Home Office in both London and Manchester is now open for applications from existing civil servants. Career switcher, Ajay Mungur, recently graduated with distinction from his apprenticeship. He now works as a full-time associate software developer at the Home Office. He talks about his journey here.
Sulthan Ahmed, Technical Lead and Lead Developer for DDaT at the Home Office, writes about never having to remember another password since the creation of a new design pattern to securely identify users. It’s been created by the Home Office and endorsed by the Government Digital Service (GDS).
People in DDaT at the Home Office are working on cutting edge stuff: Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform and Amazon Web Service across a number of platforms. Will McGeehin, Head of Software Engineering, talks about the evolving interpretations of DevOps at the Home Office and what you can do to get involved.
Deputy Director for Design and Research, Katy Arnold, describes the structured and repeatable approach CoLab in the Home Office uses to solve problems. Utilising a combination of user research and knowledge of Home Office operations, the approach is flexible, can be applied to a range of different problems and delivers diverse solutions.