DWP. Digital with Purpose.
DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
We are looking for a Senior Solutions Architect to work with us on innovative solutions architecture for essential services that will positively impact millions of DWP users.
You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.
The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.
Delivery. Work. Projects.
As a Senior Solutions Architect you'll be working on complex problems, creating impactful solutions through the design and delivery of innovative architecture, contributing to product road maps and communicating requirements in order to create products that better service the millions of UK citizens that rely on them. You'll be engaging with Lead Solutions Architects, engineering teams and senior stake holders to ensure solutions are delivered to plan and offer insights into any issues arising.
What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?
The creation of application architecture designs that have been successfully implemented using industry standard modelling techniques, tools and patterns.
Presenting architectural solutions to technical governance forums and business stakeholders.
Experience of micro-service and API-led architecture solutions.
Experience of architecting for Cloud based applications solutions.
Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Newcastle or Leeds, whichever is most convenient for you.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.
In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £61,000 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.
We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
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
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.
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