Technical Architect

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Architect position at Companies House in Cardiff - Up to £46,410 + excellent benefits

Hays have partnered with Companies House as they embark on an ambitious period of expansion within their IT and digital departments.

Companies House are undergoing a transformation of their IT and digital systems, utilising the latest technologies to help share the future of their services. This is an opportunity to work at the forefront of technology, taking an active involvement in shaping the future direction of the organisation.

Companies House is the Government agency responsible for over 3.5 million companies registered in the UK. They are at the forefront of providing online Government services, currently handling 15 million requests per day for company information.

As a result of this digital transformation and expansion, Companies House are undergoing an ambitious cloud transformation programme at the same time as re-architecting their entire system. A unique job opportunity has therefore arisen for a Technical Architect to join the organisation on a permanent basis.

This position is based within a small yet highly successful architecture team that work in an Agile methodology. You will work closely with the software development teams, so a proven software development background (working within any development language) is essential. This position offers excellent scope for career progression plus the opportunity to work across multiple projects.

It is essential that you have proven architecture / design experience. You should either have experience of working in a Technical Architect / Solution Architect position or be a Senior Developer whose current role involves architecture and design.

If you have any experience of working with any of the following technologies this would be an advantage but it is not essential - Unix, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, AWS, RESTful APIs, Spring MVC, Oracle, Kafka.

Companies House offers an excellent working environment in addition to a benefits package that includes:

  • 30 days annual leave plus 9 days bank holidays
  • Excellent pension scheme, with very high employer contributions
  • Bonus payments
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free on site car parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Life assurance
  • Staff discounts
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • On site gymnasium
  • Sports and social clubs
  • Subsidised on site restaurant and Starbucks
  • Up to 3 days paid volunteering in the community

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail please apply with an updated CV or call Victoria Scott on for a confidential discussion.

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