Government Digital Service
5th June 2018
Government Digital Service
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We are recruiting across Government and looking for Technical Architects!
£50k -£60k (London), £50k to £55k (National) (depending on skills and experience) + discretionary allowance may be available dependant on the department. Internal loan T’s & C’s apply for Civil Service applicants
Job Locations: Wales, London & South East, Midlands and South Yorkshire, Scotland
Technical Architect/Solution Architect/Enterprise Architect
Join a fast pace UK Government and be at the heart of change. This is an exciting opportunity to bring impact to government, its moving parts and citizens too. Our technical architects are pivotal in building a new future for citizens. Join us as we continue this amazing journey.
The Government Digital Service (GDS) is collaborating with a number of organisations to hire Technical Architects with a strong background in (NAME THE SKILL) and demonstrable leadership skills.
As a Technical Architect you will be responsible for the design and build of technical architecture, undertaking structured analysis of technical issues, translating this into technical designs that describe a solution. You will be consulted on design and can provide design patterns, identify deeper issues to fix and look for opportunities to collaborate and reuse components. You will have strong demonstrable experience in communicating with both technical and non-technical colleagues.
In this role you will work collaboratively, with both internal and cross government stakeholders. You should have a deep understanding of agile delivery methods and be comfortable challenging the status quo. You’ll have a good understanding of a broad range of technologies but each department we are hiring for requires specific technology stacks (please see department specification here).
For a more detailed job description and department specifications please click on the link below
- Technology knowledge (please see department specification for required technologies)
- Turning business problems into technical design
- Bridging the gap between the technical and non -technical
- Making and guiding decisions
- Understanding the whole context
Why Government ?
- Make a difference to society and work on exciting projects
- Flexible working
- Excellent Pension Scheme
- Good work life balance
Apply now using the following process:
Applications - Please submit your CV and a cover letter/statement indicating which department/s you wish to be apply to. This will enable us to share your application with the department/s whose requirements closely match your experience as well as your choice of location.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.
Contact point for applicants - DDaT Recruitment Hub