Technical Architect (Agile, Java, Ruby, Python)

Recruiter
GSA Techsource Ltd
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£550 per day - OUTSIDE IR35
Posted
31 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Digital Government client requires a Digital Studio Technical Architect for 6 month contract in Sheffield - OUTSIDE IR35. The successful candidate will: - Provide hands-on technical leadership, in the development, operation and ongoing improvement of complex, transformational digital services serving millions of users. - Build user-centred, open source, RESTful web systems to serve a variety of citizen and government needs - Be responsible for design and development of projects of various sizes, how they interact with their surroundings (including other projects and teams), and how they evolve over time - Challenge entrenched practices and influence decision makers, and look for deeper underlying problems to solve, and larger opportunities for digital transformation Experience required: - You will have demonstrable experience of Agile development in Java, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, or similar, and their associated frameworks, and will ideally have working knowledge of several programming languages. - You should have practical working knowledge of modern cloud-first architectures, and how to build applications to take advantage of the opportunities they offer - Experience leading technical teams and delivering user-focused services in an agile environment - A systematic approach to solving problems - An ability to build consensus between diverse and often conflicting interests, to achieve agreement on technical plans - Experience using automated tests to continuously validate your work - Experience of introducing practices such as TDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps to teams - Experience working with Cloud infrastructure - Practical knowledge at many levels of the web stack, from Front End code down to infrastructure and networking - A working knowledge of Unix-like operating systems such as Linux and Mac OS X Latest CV Submission Deadline: 17/10/17 @ 12:00 GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.
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