Senior Technical Architect – Digital Workplace Department for Work & Pensions



Number of vacancies



Blackpool or Manchester


£49,171 — £61,000 per annum

Work hours

37 per week (flexible working)

Employment type


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
Work in an environment shortlisted for a Best Place to Work in Digital Award
• Career progression opportunities and lots more

Closing date

1 March 2021

Job description

? Do you have a deep knowledge of End User Computing technologies e.g.

? Could you lead on Digital Workplace Architecture design & modelling techniques, patterns, tools and standards

? Have you strong experience with end user devices, including back-end management & support infrastructure e.g.

? Could you drive forward work on the desktop environment and application virtualisation

? Do you understand Cloud and infrastructure architecture, frameworks, technologies, tools and best practice e.g.

YES? Then click APPLY NOW. We’d love to hear from you!

DWP. Digital with Purpose.
We’re looking for a Senior Technical Architect to work working with our engineering teams, be responsible for supporting the design, development, delivery and maintenance of Digital Workplace products and services.

Digital Workplace is one of the largest and most ambitious digital transformation programmes in Europe today. It underpins the processing of 5m benefit claims a year, all pension and benefit payments, and supports over 84,000 colleagues working in 850 locations

This important programme is at the heart of the Government’s digital change agenda. Through agile, problem solving methodologies our teams are creating and rolling-out new ways of working, developed in collaboration with users, that are empowering colleagues.

You’ll lead on the architectural direction and design of a number of our core products. These include the Digital Workplace Test automation platform, test environments, and support the Digital Workplace Lead Architect in impacting business requirements, as well as setting overall direction.

Delivery. Work. Projects.
Your work will contribute towards the strategic design vision by supporting the Lead Architect. Together you’ll implement solutions and answer the question “What will the Digital Workplace look like for users in the future?”

You’ll collaborate with Enterprise Architects, Domain Architects, Lead Solution Architects and engineering teams to create solution options and recommendations.

We want to hear your voice; that’s why we’re hiring you. During project discovery and inception phases, you will drive decision making on best solution design.

You’ll make technology choices for products that align enterprise architecture blueprint, and you’ll contribute to the update of technology policies.

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Where will you work?
You’ll join our team with a base office at one of our Digital Hubs at either Blackpool or Manchester.

We have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

Please click this link to have a look here to find out more about what is on offer at each site.

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.

We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things. You will work alongside people who care passionately about public service, making a difference and delivering for our customers.

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