Chief Architect - Digital (B1210)

Homes England
Coventry, West Midlands; Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
01 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Homes England is the government’s housing accelerator. We have the appetite, influence, expertise and resources to drive positive market change. By releasing more land to developers who want to make a difference, we’re making possible the new homes England needs, helping to improve neighbourhoods and grow communities.

In support of this mission, our Digital team builds and operates platforms and services that allow developers to access funds, discover available land, and our staff to track progress against challenging goals. Our technologies span .NET and Angular applications, relational and NoSQL databases, and exciting data science projects


Job Description:

We are now embarking on a comprehensive transformation programme that will reimagine our services and enabling technologies for the digital age. That’s where we need you: a dynamic Chief Architect who will provide outstanding technical leadership to our new Enterprise and Solutions Architecture practice: growing and maturing the team, processes, ways of working, and business engagement.  



You will be responsible for the leadership and governance of Enterprise and Solutions Architectures to deliver outstanding digital services to the agency’s customers, partners and staff, whilst providing design and technical leadership for the agency’s migration to cloud and DevSecOps.


We are the Government’s national housing agency. Our role is to accelerate the pace of housebuilding across the country, particularly in areas where there are the most serious affordability issues – meaning people are struggling to find homes. We have the appetite, influence, expertise and resources to drive positive market change and meet the Government’s
ambition to deliver 300,000 new homes a year. We are using our land, influence, funds and knowledge to increase the pace, scale and quality of new homes accelerating delivery in areas of greatest demand and helping create great places to live. Within the next few years, we will have invested over £27 billion across our programmes. To deliver against these aims we’re building a different kind of public service join us to help make this happen.


Working Flexibly


At Homes England we have a strong culture of flexible working and encourage all employees to have a healthy work/life balance.  We offer a wide range of potential working patterns, including part time, job share and compressed hours.


These need to be balanced with business needs so they will vary from job to job.  If you would like to know more please speak to the Recruiting Manager once you're contacted to discuss the position.


How to apply:


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