Lead Applications Domain Architect Lead Applications Domain Architect …

DWP Digital

in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP60740 - GBP80000 per annum
DWP Digital

in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP60740 - GBP80000 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. Lead Applications Domain Architect: up to £80,000 per annum, 27% pension and flexible working

? Do you have a proven track record of leading strategic direction and transformation roadmap planning

? Can you effectively take the reins on software architecture, frameworks, technologies, tools and best practice e.g. Java, JavaScript-based software, PHP, Python

? Could you shape and support event-based architecture design, patterns (including pub-sub and data streaming), modelling techniques, tools & standards for projects that will have a profound effect on the most vulnerable in society

? Is your knowledge of Public cloud technologies - like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform - good enough to take on the challenge of complex and highly integrated systems in the UK's largest government department

? Can you lead and guide others in application frameworks, user needs, generation of ideas, methods and tools

? Could you be our 'go-to' expert on Microservice & API-led architecture, integration design tools, Agile/DevOps delivery methodologies and best practice

YES? Then click APPLY NOW. We'd love to hear from you!

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the largest government department. We provide services and support to over 22 million people, and make payments worth over £195bn every year. There are over 110,000 colleagues and agents working with us and, right now, helping us lead the response to Covid-19.

We're driven by an extraordinary purpose. In DWP Digital we're transforming the products and services we deliver to make them work better for the people who need them.

And our pension offer is amazing - with circa 27% contributions from your employer - so you're working towards a better future for you and your family while helping to create better futures for millions of others in the UK.

We also want to ensure our people have a really good work/life balance. You'll enjoy the benefits of flexible working, including flexi time which means you can manage how and when you work and also take extra days off.

Deliver. Work. Projects.

We are looking for a talented Applications Domain Architect to become a recognised expert and a role model across DWP's Architecture community. You will help to lead the community as we bring quality to the architecture products & services, using industry best practices.

You'll need a track record in the application of technology and driving strategy for specific technology services.

We would want you to drive resolution of technical debt, enabling reduction in cost and complexity of out IT estate.

You will be expected to provide expert advice to multiple stakeholders on Applications and architecture. This advice will support strategic definition and enable the creation of Solution Architect's designs and their approval.

You'll also be the representative for the Applications domain at critical boards and meetings like Digital Design Authority.

You will be working closely with projects to ensure their Applications design artefacts are of the right standard, and are correctly referenced and aligned. You'll need real skill and knowledge - DWP is a large, complex and often unique organisation when it comes to architectural challenges.

Details. Wages. Perks

You'll join our team at our digital hub in Manchester.

However, we currently have all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £80,000p.a., a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions circa 27%, and a generous leave package.

We have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket
  • Sports and social activities
  • Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring & accreditation
  • Shortlisted for a Best Place to Work in Digital Award
  • Career progression opportunities and lots more

CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

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