Lead Solution Architect BPDTS Ltd

Reference BPDTS/11/17
Number of vacancies 6
Location Manchester, Blackpool, Leeds, London, Newcastle
Salary £91,122
Work hours 36/37 per week - Flexible working conditions
Employment type Permanent
Closing date 13 March 2020

Job description


YOU have experience of choosing a technology product or leading a technical product select.
YOU can you present complex technology choices in clear business language.
YOU have experience of leading in a technology domain area.

We are looking for experienced Lead Solution Architects to join us in one of our conveniently-located digital hub in Manchester **, Blackpool, Leeds, London and Newcastle.

You’ll fit right in if you want to use your expertise to make a positive difference to other people’s lives, using the most modern development environments, tools and latest technologies.

BPDTS Ltd is a not-for-profit company which provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital’s community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them every day.

You’ll enjoy working with diverse groups of experts to solve problems and create solutions, relishing working at scale on big challenges.

We offer a flexible benefits package, including a cycle to work scheme and family friendly perks such as a generous annual leave allowance which can all be tailored to your lifestyle. You’ll also be in line for a very competitive salary of up to £91,122, employer pension contributions of up to 10%, a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%, and lots more.

For exceptional candidates the maximum salary may be negotiable depending on your skills, experience and ability.

As a Lead Solution Architect you will have proven experience in developing large scale IT Architecture and its application in a complex multi supplier environment against a background of organisational transformation.

You will be willing to roll up your sleeves periodically to co-create solutions in hands-on mode, using modern development languages.

You will be proficient across a broad range of technical domains to ensure that Solution Architectures are grounded in reality.

You will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of current API gateways and micro service based architectures.

You will be comfortable working in a cross-functional team, using excellent technical, analytical skills and significant experience in leading design and implementation.

Your significant experience in design and implementation along with your excellent technical and analytical skills will be put to the test on a regularly challenging basis.

We believe the work we do really matters, so we’re serious about investing in your ability.
You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills and experience you’ll acquire on the job, as well as the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across the tech community and via our coaching and mentoring programmes.

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For further information complete the form below or contact danny.winch@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

Your contact will act as an expression of interest and we will quickly get back to you with a full job description and details of how to formally apply.

** Candidates should be advised that our site in Manchester will be available by 31 March 2018. In the meantime, successful candidates will temporarily be based in Stockport or Birchwood, Warrington. Any additional cost incurred through travelling to the temporary location will be reimbursed.


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