Technical Lead Technical Lead …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP68575 - GBP82543 per annum
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP68575 - GBP82543 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose

DWP. Digital with Purpose

DWP are looking for an experienced Technical Lead to help drive forward a once-in-a-generation digital transformation. Our people work on projects that are revolutionising products and services that are used by millions of people every day.

We know that better digital services in government will mean better public services. 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.

About your role

As a Senior Technical Lead, you will be accountable for application development and coordinating technical teams which create and maintain products and services for DWP.

You've got technical expertise in multiple domains, which you can use to develop technical product roadmaps and manage product lifecycles. An expert voice and a leader for DWP Digital you will provide technical input into business discussions, to senior leaders and ministers, which have a real impact on the wider DWP strategy.

You will collaborate with product owners and delivery managers to manage resourcing, budget and technology strategy to facilitate the development and support of our products and services.

You have the capability, credibility and expert domain knowledge to communicate with a range of technical experts, including architects, enterprise infrastructure teams and product owners, making sure everyone is aligned and delivering a service that is right for our business and our users.

In this role you will work with the wider Hybrid Cloud Services team to enhance and maintain the various strategic hosting environments used by DWP including On Premise Hosting and the Cloud Hosting Environments. Your aim will be to deliver efficient, resilient and stable services, that will be used by millions of people across the UK, whilst driving towards the increased uptake of our strategic cloud-based solutions.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

Candidates should be able to demonstrate applied knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Product Development Lifecycles
  • Agile methodology
  • DevOps
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Software Development
  • Solution Architecture
  • Release and Deployment

Where You'll Work

You'll join us in your choice of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in Blackpool, Manchester or Newcastle. Find out more here: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/

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 £82,453 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:

  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, travel, bills, days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket
  • Sports and social activities
  • Mentoring, coaching and leadership learning opportunities, and range of career opportunities across the civil service.

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application. If you want to talk about this opportunity before you apply contact me via .uk

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