Working for IT in CDP

Our small, dedicated IT team is responsible for the development and support of our core reporting platform including our Online Reporting System, our data analysis system and our general office systems.  In partnership with our Global Digital Partner, Accenture, we aim to deliver an efficient, innovative and comprehensive service to our colleagues, members, disclosing companies and the wider community.

We are about to start working with a partner company to build our new website using Ruby on Rails, which will be integrated with our existing Microsoft applications.   Once it is launched, we will continue to enhance and maintain it to deliver new data products and tools for investors and other users of our data and environmental information disclosure system.  

We need talented, creative, enthusiastic people to work with us to make our vision real.   Please look below for available vacancies, and if there's nothing suitable but you would like to discuss possible future roles, please email your CV to our IT Director, Cathryn Symons​

We offer the chance to do meaningful work helping CDP in its mission to prevent dangerous climate change, as well as be part of an empowered, entrepreneurial organisation.  We're a family-friendly team, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

There's also a competitive NGO salary, annual bonus, 24 days holiday, non-contributory pension provision after 3 months employment.  The roles are located at our offices in Tower Bridge​, although some home working may be supported.   We are unable to offer support for visa applications, so you must be legally able to work in the UK.

We are currently recruiting for two roles.

 

 Quality Assurance Analyst

 

As the Quality Assurance Analyst, you will work closely with developers and users to plan and execute appropriate test strategies to ensure that delivered software works well.

Key responsibilities

  • Determining testing strategies, in consultation with other team members
  • Planning and carrying out integration and delivery testing of software developed by our partner organisations
  • Planning and carrying out system testing of software developed internally
  • Supporting user acceptance testing

Essential skills and experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience testing, writing test plans and scripts as well as executing them, within a commercial software development environment
  • Tenacity and extraordinary attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of formal testing techniques and practices, possibly gained through a formal testing qualification.
  • Familiarity with automated testing of webservices (eg SOAPUI or similar)
  • Familiarity with SQL, XML, HTML and web technologies
  • Experience of development using either asp.net and C# or Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle and role of quality assurance throughout

Desirable skills and experience

  • A commitment to using your professional skills to further the mission of CDP
  • Familiarity with at least some of MS Dynamics CRM, MS SharePoint, Visual Studio, SSRS, SSIS, Ruby on Rails, c#, asp.net

This is a permanent role, based in our offices near Tower Bridge, London.  To apply, please fill in the application form, and email your CV to  itrecruitment@cdp.net.   Please make sure you fill in the form and email your CV, as we need both parts to consider your application.

 

 Developer

 

We’re learning Ruby on Rails fast, but we a strong Rails developer to join us for this project, and all the future work we need to do. Ruby on Rails is our platform for the future

Key Responsibilities
  • Delivering robust, well-performing software which delights colleagues, members and everyone who uses it
  • Working with colleagues to identify and implement improvements to our software development practices
  • Improving our existing software by identifying refactoring opportunities and ensuring that all fixes and enhancements conform to improved practice.

Essential skills and experience

  • Solid Ruby on Rails experience, building complex websites
  • Experience of agile methods
  • Experience of working with colleagues to understand their requirements and ideas and translate them into beautiful features
  • Familiarity with html, css and javascript

Desirable skills and experience

  • A commitment to using your professional skills to further the mission of CDP
  • Knowledge of chef and Jenkins.
  • Experience of any of the MS products (C#, asp.net, MS Dynamics CRM and SQL server) is a bonus.
This is a permanent role, based in our offices near Tower Bridge, London.  To apply, please email your CV to  itrecruitment@cdp.net with a covering letter explaining how your experience fits our requirements and why you'd like to work with us.

Applying for IT Roles at CDP

Most roles require an application form, which is linked to in the role description.  Please make sure you fill in the form and email your CV to itrecruitment@cdp.net, as we need both parts to consider your application., as we need both parts to consider your application.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please call on +44 (0) 20 3818 3900.

AGENCIES - We appreciate and work with a small number of agencies.  We do not, under any circumstances, deal with cold callers.  Please respect this and do not call this number.

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