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NHS Test and Trace - Senior Enterprise Architect

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Recruiter: Department of Health and Social Care
Listed on: 30th July
Location: Leeds / London
Salary/Rate: £49,529 - £62,286
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Test and Trace - Senior Enterprise Architect
£49,529 - £62,286
Leeds or London             

The Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC) is an integral part of NHS Test and Trace and will transfer to the UK Health Security Agency. The UKHSA will be responsible for planning, preventing and responding to external health threats, and providing intellectual, scientific and operational leadership at national and local level, as well as on the global stage, ensuring the nation can respond quickly and at greater scale to deal with pandemics and future threats.

We have all been affected by COVID-19. This is your opportunity to help and make a difference, working at the heart of the battle to defeat COVID-19.

Job description

The successful candidate will respond and inform the rapidly changing and complex architectural needs of the JBC, providing shape, definition and design to the delivery architectural solutions and  work with a variety of stakeholders and business analysts to uncover and succinctly document the architectural needs of the JBC and the UKHSA, satisfying the current data platform requirements whilst helping to define the architectural vision for the future. The Enterprise Architect should be able to flex according to the transition stage of the organisation whereby our platforms, processes and ways of working are evolving, ensuring all architectural governance concerns are maintained throughout


Some of the key responsibilities for this role are:
   •   Strategic thinking (data architecture). You will lead with the design and implementation of data architecture strategy, directing the evaluation of strategies and policies to ensure business requirements are being met.
   •   Data governance. You will ensure data governance supports changes to the organisational strategy, ensuring that data governance aligns with wider governance concerns (for example, budget).
   •   Architecture standards. You will develop and set architectural standards for the organisation, including tooling strategies, architectural guardrails and data standards, communicating the business benefit and championing and governing those standards across the organisation.
   •   Turning business problems into data design. You will design data architectures by dealing with problems that span the enterprise, working across all organisational subject areas.
   •   Data analysis and synthesis. On occasion you will undertake data profiling and source system analysis, supporting the wider Data Science activities being performed. You will present clear insights to colleagues to support the end use of the data.
   •   Communication skills (data). You will mediate between people and mend relationships, communicating with stakeholders at all levels

Closing date: Sunday 8th August