Digital Architect

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Location

Any UK Base

Who you’ll be working with

Capgemini, along with its clients, creates and delivers digital solutions that fit their user needs, delivering innovation, competitiveness and high levels of user satisfaction. We specialise in agile custom software development and integration at an enterprise scale. Our vision is to help our customers achieve their digital transformation objectives by providing innovative digital integration, insight, expertise and solutions.

You will be working within the Public Sector Digital and DevOps Unit across a number of major Public Sector clients. Primarily working with Open Source software, the team are first and foremost engineers, putting Software Engineering and professionalism at the heart of delivery. You will get to work with a set of technologies and ways of working that are starting to define the industry as well as work with excellent engineers, who are at the forefront of technology.

The focus of your role

The Digital Architect has the key role in defining and delivering a digital government. You should thrive on variety and enjoy working across the full lifecycle of a project: help define a client roadmap, create a vision for a service, work with agile teams to deliver, create an automated continuous delivery pipeline, work with devops teams to understand and improve the service in production. We want passionate, energetic technologists who can create solutions, work with clients, lead development teams and occasionally help with winning work. Join us and help grow our community of digital specialists, share ideas and innovate.

What you’ll do

We are looking for architects across the practice, so don’t worry if you haven’t got strong experience in every skill listed below. If you can demonstrate some of these skills then we’d really like to talk to you.

Ideal skill set:
• Strong software engineering/development background (Java, Scala).
• Track record of defining digital solutions, including integration to legacy systems.
• Hands-on experience in delivering a micro-service based solution.
• Experience in delivering using Agile (preferably SCRUM).
• Experience in defining solutions using open-source.
• Experience in defining, delivering, improving Continuous Delivery pipelines.
• Experience, and passion for, leading teams of software engineers.
• Recent experience of delivering web-based services, ReSTful APIs or complex integrations.
• Background in client-facing roles.

Additional skills also of interest:
• Delivering in a cloud-based environment.
• Devops tooling and their place in a solution (puppet, docker etc).
• NoSQL databases – differences, selection criteria, delivery experience.
• Development frameworks such as Play!, dropwizard, angular.js, node.js.

And as a person you will have:
• A proven track record of delivering complex or cutting edge solutions within the IT industry.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with clients to establish requirements in non-technical language.
• Able to translate business requirements into plausible technical solutions for articulation to other development staff.

What you’ll bring

The chance to make a real difference at the heart of the digital transformation within the UK Public Sector.

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It is all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

What we’ll offer you

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us.

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, family or care responsibilities, gender and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (which includes colour, caste, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sexual orientation, social or educational background. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

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