Data Architect Department for Work & Pensions


Reference 40618
Number of vacancies 1
Location Blackpool
Salary £34,448 — up to £39,674 per annum
Work hours 37 per week (flexible working)
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

We have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
• Flexible working
• Family friendly policies
• Volunteering and charitable giving
• Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
• Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket
• Sports and social activities
• Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring, qualifications and accreditation
• Career progression opportunities and lots more

Closing date 17 February 2020

Job description

We’re looking for a talented Data Architect to join our growing community of experts and become a key part of one of the biggest and highest-profile digital transformation programmes in the world.

Using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies – and putting the user at the centre of everything we do – we create innovative digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users.

You and your role
As a Data Architect, you will be responsible for providing guidance and leadership on the development of data strategy. data-based products, data governance and quality assurance for the UK’s largest government department.

Working in our Data & Analytics team, you will take business and technical requirements and implement the data tier of a solution. You’ll ensure the longevity, maintainability, and compliance with DWP data strategy and data governance, of any solution.

You will work with and develop alongside our brilliant Senior and Lead Data Architects in such areas as the development of architectural patterns, architecture designs and architectural artefacts.

We are especially interested in applications if you are able to demonstrate that you can:

• communicate complex technical and data issues with clarity.

• build networks of strong interpersonal relationships to achieve shared objectives.

• listen to the needs of stakeholders (both technical and business) and interpret between them.

• demonstrate a deep understanding of the technical and data concepts required in the and how they fit into the wider technical landscape.

• work with and challenge senior stakeholders, can prioritise and mitigate constraints, adapting your approach accordingly.

• develop data models and apply data standards to digital services.

Technical Specialisms

• Data Standards

• Data Modelling

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Where will you work?
You’ll join our team at our digital hub in Blackpool.

The hub is based on the outskirts of the city, just a 15-minute drive from the train station with lots of parking. There are also local buses that stop nearby. Our facilities include a canteen, coffee shop, deli bar, vending machines, ATM banking, cycle shelter and showers.

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We’re the UK’s biggest government department with over 80,000 diverse and brilliant people on our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

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