Lead Data Architect

Department for Work and Pensions
Blackpool, UK
05 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Data Architect : Up to £70,102 plus great pension, benefits, flexible working and work life balance

Are you a Lead Data Architect who is both a technical & strategic leader?

Do you want to be part of building a Data Service Platform of 200 terabytes +?

Are you ready to be part of an epic digital transformation?

Then look no further...

If you're creative with a passion for learning new things, want to be empowered to make decisions and challenge the norm, and want to bring your ideas to a MASSIVE digital challenge then you'll love it here. And we'd love to hear from you.

We're looking for talented Lead Data Architect to join DWP and become a key part of one of the UK's biggest and most high-profile digital transformation programmes, a once-in-a-generation tech-driven reform of government products and services.

You and your role

As a Lead Data Architect you will provide expert guidance and leadership on the development of data strategy, data-based products, data governance and quality assurance. You will work with the chief data architect, data domain architect, technical architects and wider stakeholder groups to help create and deliver a world class data-as-a-service offering to the department.

It is a really exciting time to join us. DWP is re-designing, building and delivering a new data services platform and Data Warehouse and also developing principles and policies of Data Governance utilising AWS and Azure and Cloud technologies.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an exemplary Lead Data Architect who has experience in leading teams in a large scope data oriented system development particularly in Data Standards and Data Governance.

Pre-requisite skills
  • Ability to communicate complex technical and data issues with clarity
  • Experience of building a network of strong interpersonal relationships to achieve shared objectives
  • Listen to the needs of stakeholders (both technical and business) and interpret between them
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the technical and data concepts required in the role and how they fit into the wider technical landscape
  • Work with and challenge senior stakeholders, can prioritise and mitigate constraints, adapting your approach accordingly

Where will you work?

You'll join our team in one of our hubs in Peel Park, Blackpool.

In DDSP we believe in giving you a working experience that meets your needs and expectations and that means a focus on work-life balance, flexible hours, team-based working and the ability to work from multiple locations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality.

Our Offer

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £70,102, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
  • Flexible working
  • Family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring, qualifications and accreditation, career progression opportunities and lots more.

CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

If you have any questions of you want to discuss the role before you apply get in touch with me via Linked in : Tia Nicholas, Talent Acquisition Manager at DWP Digital.

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