Lead Data Architect Department for Work & Pensions


Reference 1642684
Number of vacancies 2
Location Blackpool
Salary Up to £70,102
Work hours 37
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

A brilliant Civil Service pension with employer contributions circa 20%, generous annual leave, flexible working, great work life balance and lots more..

Closing date 2 September 2019

Job description

Are you a Lead Data Architect who is both a technical & strategic leader? Do you want to be part of building a Data Service Platform of 200 terabytes +?

Are you ready to be part of an epic digital transformation? Then look no further…

If you’re creative with a passion for learning new things, want to be empowered to make decisions and challenge the norm, and want to bring your ideas to a MASSIVE digital challenge then you’ll love it here. And we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking for talented Lead Data Architect to join us and become a key part of one of the UK’s biggest and most high-profile digital transformation programmes, a once-in-a-generation tech-driven reform of government products and services.

You and your role

As a Lead Data Architect you will provide expert guidance and leadership on the development of data strategy, data-based products, data governance and quality assurance. You will work with the chief data architect, data domain architect, technical architects and wider stakeholder groups to help create and deliver a world class data-as-a-service offering to the department.

It is a really exciting time to join us. Shared Services is re-designing, building and delivering a new data services platform and Data Warehouse and also developing principles and policies of Data Governance utilising AWS and Azure and Cloud technologies.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an exemplary Lead Data Architect who has experience in leading teams in a large scope data oriented system development particularly in Data Standards and Data Governance.

Essential skills

Where will you work?

You’ll join our team in our brilliant hub in Peel Park, Blackpool. We share a beautiful site with wild rabbits, birds, fish and a family of otters. We have great facilities including a gym, wellness zones, coffee shop, a restaurant and much more.

We believe in giving you a working experience that meets your needs and expectations and that means a focus on work-life balance, flexible hours, team-based working and the ability to work from multiple locations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality.

Our Offer

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £70,102, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

If you have any questions of you want to discuss the role before you apply get in touch with me via email :tia.nicholas@dwp.gov.uk

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