Salary: up to £67,162 dependent upon the skills and experience that is being brought to the role plus an Employer Pension contribution worth around £7,000. For exceptional candidates an additional £1,000 market supplement allowance may be available.
Location: Coventry. Manchester and Sheffield are also possible with a minimum of two days per week in Coventry.
Are you looking to join a Department that itself is transforming the way it offers services to those that rely on it to make this a great country in which to live and work.
Would you relish the opportunity to be part of a Government Department in the middle of one of the most exciting and challenging IT programmes across Whitehall?
If you answered yes to these questions then this may be the job for you!
As a Principal Architect, you will provide excellent technical leadership across the Department. You will own the IT strategies for a major central government department and have a proven track record in delivering cloud-based services to end users.
To succeed you will have significant knowledge of the technology market and be an expert in Cloud and Microsoft Azure. A strong negotiator and can demonstrate evidence of building relationships and credibility with senior stakeholders. You will be a strong motivator, able to inspire your team, influence senior managers, and communicate with both technical and non-technical audience. Preferably educated to Degree level, and TOGAF qualified. Most importantly, you will be genuinely interested in DfE, and have an eagerness to influence how digital services are delivered.
In return, you will enjoy an excellent rewards package which includes flexible working, Civil Service Pension and career progression.
Closing date: midnight on Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Please see the candidate information pack for more information.