Senior Solutions Architect- Microsoft 365

  • Job Reference: 00039961-1
  • Date Posted: 20 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £49,171 to £64,656
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Solutions Architect- Office 365 : Up to £64,656 per annum, 27% pension contributions and great culture and benefits include flexible working + work life balance

Are you a Senior Solutions Architect who can provide technical leadership in a large scale deployment?
Do you have expertise in Microsoft 365 and Sharepoint?
Have you delivered robust solution design?
And are you ready to be part of an epic digital transformation?Then look no further, we'd love to hear from you!

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We deliver products and services that are used by millions of people in the UK, every day and at key moments in their lives.

This is an exciting and critical time to join DWP Digital. We are transforming the way DWP delivers services to meet the evolving needs of society and our workforce of 90,000+ and our 22 million users.

This Senior Solutions Architect role sits in Technology Services right at the heart of our transformation. It's a big role, a massive challenge and a huge opportunity to influence the way DWP works.

If that sounds as exciting to you as it does to us, click apply now or get in touch.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

Technology Services is 1500 people working across 10 portfolio led teams. We provide the foundations upon which digital services for DWP are developed and operate.

The Senior Solutions Architect will be part of our Communication and Collaboration team. Right now, we're focused on moving DWP's data.

Your primary objective over the next 18 months will be transformation and architectural design of storage and retention of structured data into a wholly cloud-based O365 solution using Sharepoint/Azure.

We're involves disbanding and retiring the legacy platform document collaboration involving a huge span of users. This impacts more than 90,000 colleagues and many more agents linked to DWP. This is an in-house Cloud based solution of a scale and complexity, that we don't think you'll see anywhere else!

We've already delivered the O365 roadmap and adoption and retiring of the legacy platform has started. We need you to take us to the next level.

You'll work with the document collaboration team to understand and translate business objectives into robust, scalable solutions for IM within a Microsoft 365 environment.

You'll also have the opportunity to provide technical leadership and make a unique and direct contribution for leading edge digital transformation. You'll influence and collaborate with a broad range of multi-disciplinary stakeholders and technical experts.

What skills, knowledge and experience are we looking for?

Solution Design for Microsoft Office 365, including SharePoint Online.
Data architecture experience including Information Governance best practice.
Solutions Architecture experience in a large-scale organisation.
Experience of presenting to technical governance forums.
Architecture design and modelling techniques, patterns, tools and standards.Details. Wages. Perks

You'll join us in your choice of our brilliant digital hubs in either Leeds, London, Manchester or Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

We have all tech and tools we need to work flexibly, and many of us are working at home at the moment due to Covid-19.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary of up to £64,656, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27%+ and a generous leave package starting at 25 days.

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

Flexible working, including flexi hours and flexi days off
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, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application. If you want to talk about this opportunity before you apply contact me Tia Nicholas via Linked in