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Head of Technology - Contract - SC Cleared


Public Sector

£750 - £900 per day



Job Description

Head of Technology & Engineering - Contract - SC Cleared

Rate: £750 to £900 per day

Location: Remote / London

IR35: Inside

The role:

A leading Central Government organisation are seeking a credible Head of Technology & Engineering to undertake an initial 12-month contract. This role is Inside of IR35 and requires SC Clearance.

As Head of Technology & Engineering, you will bring modern software engineering practices and technologies at the heart of a major Government programme, also growing a positive cooperative culture across the programme.

You will have a demonstrable passion for Software Engineering, with the following skills or proven experience in:

* Managing and building Software Engineering teams focussing on improving working practices and culture
* Working with digital methodologies (agile, CI/CD, User-centric design and Product delivery)
* Software architecture, especially in conjunction with Product-centric approaches and Domain Driven Design
* An ability to articulate and influence stakeholders and peers around the trade offs, implications and impact to sustainable delivery arising from compromising quality and accumulating technical debt.
* Creating and scaling cloud-based systems delivered by multiple teams.
* Building a Software Engineering community of practice
* Deep familiarity with a wide range of technical areas, including:

* Modern software development, including test-driven development and other core agile technical practices.
* Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
* DevOps approaches and techniques
* Data standards, privacy, and strategy
* Cloud services and operations
* Large complex legacy migrations, especially involving mainframe technologies.
* Security, especially building security mindsets into teams ("shift left on security")

If you are available and interested, please apply in the first instance and you will be contacted to discuss the position further.

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