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Senior Solution Architect

Department of Work && Pensions



£50155 - £67000/annum


Posted: 22/09/2022

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DWP. Digital with Purpose.

Are you someone with a broad range of architecture skills?
Would you love the opportunity to design, develop and deliver IT products for a government department that is taking on one of the largest digital transformations in Europe?
Would you excel in a challenging position that makes best use of your experience with AWS, Azure or the Enterprise Microsoft technology stack?
Interested in an amazing pension with employer contributions of 27.9, worth over £20,000 a year?
Is work life balance important to you? Do you want flexible working, including flexi time which means you can manage how and when you work, and hybrid working (some time at home, some time at the office)?

Does that sound like you? YES! Then click apply today, we'd love to hear from you

Delivering World-Class Products.

DWP Digital is looking for solution architects to join our team.

You'll be supporting the architecture design for modern digital solutions in the Child Maintenance Group (CMG), making sure that children, parents and carers get the money they need.

That means the design of either modern digital online solutions or the underlying hosting, environments, networking and public cloud infrastructure of their common platforms.

DWP architecture strategy is to orient our services around Events, supported by a Microservices, enabling DWP to manage change quickly, and at low risk, and resulting in dependable high-quality services for our customers.

We need a team player who can work with our community of architects to ensure solutions are consistent, strategic, and interoperable.

You'll be driven to maintain high standards, focused on re-using patterns where possible, and be able to represent solutions to the Digital Design Authority at various stages of the product development.

You'll be our expert voice for good architecture, an advocate who can support delivery of secure solutions that meet our customer's needs, reducing architecture complexity and technical debt.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us based at our brilliant digital hub in Newcastle.

In return for your skills, we offer pay up to £67,000 per annum.

You'll also get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions up to 27.9%.

Plus, a generous leave package starting at 26 days, rising over time to 31 days, family friendly flexible working arrangements, such as hybrid working, job sharing, term-time working, flexitime and compressed hours.

Our benefits package is built around your work-life balance and includes:

Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Learning and development tailored to your role, including industry recognised qualifications, coaching and mentoring
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
An inclusive and diverse environment with opportunities to join staff networks including Women's Network, National Race Network, National Disability Network (THRIVE) and many more CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs

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