Senior Technical Architect Senior Technical 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. We are looking for a talented Senior Technical Architect, working on some of the most complex and exciting projects in the UK Up to £80,000 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 Lead Technical Architect to work with us on the design and development of technical solutions architecture that will help DWP improve the way it interacts with and service millions of UK citizens.

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 purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

You'll join us a Lead Technical Architect. You won't be surprised to know that we're looking for someone with real leadership skills, as well as depth and breadth of architectural knowledge and experience.

You'll be working on the design and development of innovative products and service architecture across DWP's massive, diverse digital transformation portfolio. We really believe there are few architecture challenges out there like this one, with the potential for such lasting impact and legacy.

We're hiring you for your expertise and you'll a respected, expert voice on Technical Architecture.

As well rolling up your sleeves for to provide hands-on solutions to challenges of real architectural complexity, you'll support, guide and lead a team of solutions architects, build the capability of our community and introducing best practice and new technologies.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Architecture design and modelling techniques, patterns, tools and standards
  • Experience in delivering Enterprise scale, multi-million pound Payments and Accounting solutions building on top of industry standard COTS packages
  • Relational database design/modelling, technologies, design patterns, tools and best practice e.g. Oracle, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL
  • Integration architecture, frameworks, technologies, tools and best practice
  • Shaping and supporting technology initiatives, projects, programmes and portfolios

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Manchester or Blackpool, 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 £80,000.

You'll also get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27.9% - for a starting salary of £70,000 that would work out as £19,530 a year in your pension pot (before your own contributions).

We also offer a generous leave package starting at 26 days, and all the usual public holidays

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

  • Flexible working, flexible hours so you can fit your work around your life
  • Up to 3 extra flexi days a month off
  • 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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