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Technical Architect

Job Title: Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Start Date: July 2019
Duration: 24 Months
REF: 15725/001_1560259900
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

I'm looking for a Technical Architect to be based at Her Majesty's Passport Office in London for a 24-month contract role.

The role

You will be required to work in a Public/Private API, Web Interface development team to identify needs, assess security requirements, design and develop the required components, document the low-level design, provide in-depth technology input to other technology stakeholders, and conduct a code review periodically.

Essential and desirable skills and experience

  • Experience of developing public facing web applications using modern technology stack.

  • Experience of successfully designing and implementing Public and Private API frameworks in cloud.

  • Experience of design and implementation of API policy management frameworks and API Gateways (APIGee, CA, AWS API Gateway etc.).

  • Experience in API security (SOAP/REST) and industry standard best practices to secure a public/private API hosted in cloud.

  • Experience of successfully delivering digital solutions that collect and manage personal and/or sensitive information with appropriate controls and protection.

  • Experience of implementing API in AWS cloud utilising AWS products and services.

  • Hands-on experience of Java, API Gateway/Management & Policy frameworks, SOAP & Restful APIs, JWT, JWS/JWE, JOSE.

  • Experience of documenting low level design and ability to work in an established design and governance process.

  • Experience of successfully and collaboratively working, coaching and sharing knowledge with Public Sector client teams, particularly those with limited agile development experience.

  • Experience of successfully design, implementation and migration of SOAP based API services from legacy technologies utilising Amazon AWS.

  • Experience of migrating applications and services from traditional data centre and infrastructure, network, to AWS cloud.

  • Experience of migrating services off PSN to public cloud infrastructure.

Previous experience of public sector is preferred and you must have valid existing SC Clearance for this role.

This role is outside IR35 and beginning no later than the end of July 2019.

If you possess the required skills and experience please send your CV for immediate consideration.

Closing date 18th June 2019.