Senior Technical Architect Senior Technical Architect …

DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We are looking for a talented Senior Technical Architect, working on some of the most complex and exciting projects in the UK Up to £61,000 plus amazing pension and work life balance.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We are looking for a Senior Technical Architect to work with us on innovative, foundational digital architecture for our identity access management solutions, protecting millions of UK citizens against error and fraud and helping them to verify their identities online.

You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

Identity and the ability to prove who you are online is a fundamental part of how we live now. In DWP we are working at the forefront of online authentication and verification, to ensure people can access the services and support they need.

As a Senior Technical Architect you'll work heart of DWP's digital innovations on Identity. You'll be working on the foundations and solutions of our identity access management (IAM), leading and delivering the architectural design elements for cloud based deployments.

As an architect you're a respected, senior and expert, voice and you'll have a real to help steer and build our capability, sharing knowledge and best practices across all digital teams.

You'll also be part of an established Architecture community and have support, influence and knowledge to draw on as you shape your own career and development.

We're really proud of our offer. We have flexible working options, with a flexible working hours and a hybrid of home/office working to suit your needs. And you'll be building for your future with employee pension contributions worth circa 27%.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Architecture design and modelling techniques, patterns, tools and standards.
  • Event-based architecture design, patterns (including pub-sub and data streaming), modelling techniques, tools and standards.
  • Public cloud technologies, cloud hosting, container, and networking design patterns, tools and best practices (especially AWS).
  • Agile / DevOps delivery methodologies and best practices.
  • Identity and Access Management, and related technical standards e.g. SAML, OAuth, OIDC etc.
  • Presenting to technical governance forums.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool, Manchester or Sheffield, whichever is most convenient for you.

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

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £61,000 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.

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

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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