Technical Architect

Bristol or London. Travel between the two locations will be required.
£65,622 to £72,184 (London) and £59,532 to £65,485 (national)
15 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Analytics, IT
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Architect

Civil Service HR Digital and Analysis

Grade 6

Salary: The starting salary is within the G6 pay ranges which for London is £65,622 to £72,184 and national £59,532 to £65,485 but is dependent on the skills that are brought to the role. This includes an Employer Pension contribution.

Location:  Bristol or London. Travel between the two locations will be required.

Relocation costs will not be reimbursed.

Are you looking to join a growing multi-disciplinary team? What about being crucial to the development of HR service delivery and digital strategy for the Civil Service? If you answered yes to these questions, then this may be the job for you!

We are looking for a Technical Architect to join our Civil Service HR Digital and Analysis team. We need someone with a genuine passion for exploring new concepts and ways of working, with the ability to understand complex models and programmes. You will be someone who can grasp the detail and translate complex thinking into messages for a diverse audience.  You will have forward thinking views and great ideas to challenge the status quo and overcome obstacles.

Everything we do is to improve the working lives of our employee users and keeping the user in the forefront of our thinking. As such we work across departmental and organisational borders and with a range of third party suppliers, so you need to be someone who can bring people together and create the conditions for positive collaboration. Most of all you will need to resilient as the Civil Service HR portfolio is complex and diverse and this requires someone confident managing challenging situations.

To succeed you will have proven experience of driving technology changes, preferably within a HR or public sector organisation. You will have in-depth understanding of application design and have a good knowledge of the latest technology trends. You will have developed architectures and strategies in a multi-supplier environment, as well as the ability to translate technical concepts in to business terms. You will have strong experience of developing and implementing technology/technical architecture roadmaps, backlogs and measurable success criteria. You will have a background in active software development and engaged in architecting and building high-volume digital services, as well as experience in Agile methodologies such as TDD, SCRUM and Kanban.

In return, you will enjoy an excellent rewards package which includes flexible working, a Civil Service Pension, and access to an interesting variety of career progression opportunities.

Closing date: midday on 5th June 2017 (midday).

Candidates are required to submit a CV and a covering letter outlining why they would be suitable for the role as outlined in the What are we looking for section of the candidate information pack. Please refer to the candidate information pack for more information.


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