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Software Architect

Job Title: Software Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London, England
Salary: £550 - £600 per annum
Start Date: 1st Oct 2019
Duration: 24 months
REF: 15927/002_1568017855
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

I am looking for a Software Architect to support major transformation initiatives and provide technical leadership for the ongoing improvement of a government organisation's software engineering capability. This is a 24 month contract role and you will be based in London, Westminster.


  1. Architect owner for organisation's IT transformation

  2. Owning improvements to Environment Build Support Administration (EBSA) platform

  3. Collaborating with Digital Data and Technology on the delivery of the enterprise strategy

  4. Championing best practices and assuring alignment with these across digital portfolio

Essential skills and experience

  • Solid development experience (5+ years)

  • Microservice architecting experience

  • Experience designing HA mission critical digital service in large scale, complex organisation

  • Strong understanding and experience of applying Security by Design

  • Open Source & Automation Experience

  • Experience solution designer for Microservices, Container (inc K8) and Serverless (Lambda) based architectures

  • Node.js or Java Development skills

  • Experience of designing solutions for large scale, complex, multi-supplier organisations

Government experience is preferred, and you must have valid SC clearance already in place.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration. Closing date 12th Sept 2019