Technical Architect (DF090901)
at Her Majesty's Passport Office, London

Location: London

Salary: Daily Rate: Up to £800 Ltd

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Government

Job Title: Technical Architect
CV Submission Deadline: Friday 13 September @ 12.00
Location: London
Duration: 24 months
Daily Rate: Up to £800 Ltd
Security Clearance: SC Clearance is required. HM Passport Office will support the clearance process.
IR35 IN/OUT Scope: Out of Scope


Key Tasks and Deliverables:

The Software architect will work as part of HM Passport Office’s Technical Design Authority, supporting major transformation initiatives as Architect Owner, proving technical leadership for the ongoing improvement of HMPO’s software engineering capability.

  1. Architect owner for General Registry Office IT transformation
  2. Owning improvements to Environment Build Support Administration (EBSA) platform
  3. Collaborating with Digital Data and Technology on the delivery of the enterprise strategy
  4. Championing best practices and assuring alignment with these across digital portfolio

Experience Required:


Solid development experience (5+ years)

Microservice architecting experience

Experience designing HA mission critical digital service in large scale, complex organisation

Strong understanding and experience of applying Security by Design

Open Source & Automation Experience

Experience solution designer for Microservices, Container (inc K8) and Serverless (Lambda) based architectures


Node.js or Java Development skills

Experience of designing solutions for large scale, complex, multi-supplier organisations

Cultural Fit:

Good communication & presentation skills to both technical and non-technical audiences

Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions

Take responsibility for their work