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Solution Architect

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Recruiter: Parliamentary Digital Service
Listed on: 12th January
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £50,870
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Length of employment: 18 Months

We are looking for a Solution Architect to join our?Technology?Directorate?at the Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS).   

Parliament is currently going through an exciting period of digital transformation to deliver excellent digital services.  The Architecture team is responsible for maintaining Parliament's enterprise architecture supporting the delivery of Parliament's digital and technology strategies. The team also provides solution architecture for projects and programmes - designing technical solutions for business problems and ensuring that those designs are aligned to the enterprise architecture, standards and policies. 

The Role 

As a Solution Architect you will be responsible for solving business problems using technology.  You will work with other teams in the digital service to understand business problems, identify viable technical solutions to those problems, support procurements, design the solution and ensure that the solution meets technical and cyber-security standards. 

You will be expected to act as the technical lead on projects and programmes engaging with senior stakeholders in the rest of Parliament and with specialist colleagues within the Digital Service.  You will have a broad technical understanding and deep interest in the work of Parliament and how all its component services come together to support the core purpose of Parliament. 

In return for your skills and expertise we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days' annual leave (increasing to 35 after a year's service), contributory pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, great training and development programmes, access to various facilities (on-site gym, nursery, hairdressers, post office, travel office and cash machines) and much more.  

Next Steps 

When applying, you will be required to demonstrate your suitability against the criterion displayed in The Requirements Section of the Job Description. It is essential that you respond to each criterion listed using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience in no more than 500 words for each one. 

As our application process is anonymous, please ensure there is no personally identifiable information (such as your name) contained within?your attachments and?in?the filenames. 

All applications will be assessed against the criteria, as seen in the Skills and Experience section in the job description. 

Join us and you'll be joining a growing team of talented individuals who are energised by a fast-paced environment driven by innovation and excellence.  

We're an open, transparent, collaborative team at the heart of Westminster, who work innovatively and flexibly to facilitate a work/life balance. We pride ourselves in building people's careers, investing in them and providing great opportunities for career progression. 

Before applying, please ensure you have read through the requirements and additional information as laid out in both the Job Description & Candidate Information Pack.

Closing Date: 26/01/2022, 23:55