Lead Solutions Architect Lead Solutions Architect …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP60740 - GBP80000 per annum
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP60740 - GBP80000 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We are looking for a talented Lead Solutions 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 Solutions Architect to work with us on leading the development of DWP's digital solutions architecture, improving the way that DWP interacts with and services 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 scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As a Lead Solutions Architect you'll be leading the design and implementation of digital solutions, offering guidance, support and technical experience to a team of architects and engineers, driving the development of innovative digital products and services that will positively impact the way that DWP interacts with millions of UK citizens.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • An ability to demonstrate in depth knowledge of application architecture design and modelling techniques, patterns, tools and standards.
  • A working understanding of public cloud technologies, design patterns, tools and best practice (e.g. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform).
  • Experience of having worked in an Agile environment and championing Agile best practices.
  • Shaping and supporting technology initiatives, projects, programmes and portfolios.
  • Experience and/or desire to present at technical governance forums, providing and explaining insights, fielding questions and outlining future plans/strategies/changes.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool or Newcastle, 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 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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