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Digital Technical Architect

Job Title: Digital Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, London
Salary: £450 - £525 per day
Start Date: TBC
Duration: 6 months
REF: 13230/001
Contact Name: Danny Sturgeon
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

I'm currently seeking a Digital Technical Architect to work on a 6 month project based in London.

Essential experience required

  • Comprehensive and recent experience designing and implementing complex software systems, i.e. is an active software developer currently engaged in architecting and building high-volume digital services

  • 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 architecture approach to software architecture

  • Focused on strategic alignment of technical design and architecture to meet business growth and direction

  • Knowledge of Agile product management, in particular determination of vision, objectives, goals and success criteria

  • Experience of developing product roadmaps, backlogs and measurable success criteria, and of writing user stories, i.e. can establish a path to delivery for breaking down stories Experience organising and performing prototyping and proof of concepts

  • Experience with Agile methodologies (TDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc)

  • Building and scaling high-traffic websites and/or high volume transaction processing and analysis platforms

  • Experience designing and implementing scalable and robust approaches to caching, security and databases (including relational, e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, and "NoSQL", e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB)

  • Experience with automated configuration management, deployment and testing solutions Use and implementation of modern front end web programming techniques, such as HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, REST, JSON

  • Experience with a web programming framework such as Django, Ruby on Rails, Scala / Play etc

  • Experience developing and using web-based APIs (especially REST-based APIs) Experience with open source solutions and community Experience using and deploying on Cloud based platforms

  • Experience sharing knowledge and working in a multi-disciplinary team "


  • Python (beneficial).

  • Backgrounds in digital Team in Government department.

  • PM qualification.

  • Experience delivering within an Agile Environment in Government.

Please apply ASAP for immediate consideration