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Technical Architect

Job Title: Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: 15337/001_1547636296
Contact Name: Lisa Christopherson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

A Technical Architect is required to help deliver a Digital service based in Sheffield.


Candidates must have experience of working in the public sector, ideally central government. This role does fall outside IR35.


As the technical architect on this project you will be ensuring the service fits into the overall departmental strategy. You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary user-focused digital delivery team, within a wider programme of work across the commercial team. You will work closely with the delivery team to help design and develop a simple and sustainable service, including considerations for operability.


You must have comprehensive and recent experience of designing and implementing web-based software systems and/or digital services.


You will also have a proven capability in managing technology implementation projects and in presenting to/working with stakeholders at every level of seniority.


Demonstrable track record of successfully taking an evolutionary approach to software architecture and experience of working on technical projects within an agile team is also essential.


Recent experience of hands-on server-side software development and the ability to develop efficient and clear code and systems is required.


Experience of architecting for simplicity and operability in cloud and/or PaaS environments and familiarity with DevOps and continuous iterative delivery principles is essential.


You will ideally have HTML, CSS, JavaScript & NodeJS.


The deadline for candidate submission is Monday 21/01/19 at 5pm.