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Deputy Director - Software Services - Contract - SC Cleared


Development / Senior Executive Appointments

£875 - £900 per day



Job Description

Deputy Director - Software Services - Contract - SC Cleared

Rate: Up to £900 per day

IR35: Inside

Location: Remote

The Role:

A leading Government organisation are seeking a highly credible Deputy Director of Software Services, to lead on the software engineering strategy; whilst facilitating the delivery of the vision and hundreds of millions of savings on software service spend over the next 4 years.

This is an initial 6-month engagement, Inside IR35 and requiring SC Clearance.


* Responsibility for the end-to-end software engineering accountability through design, build and live service provision for all onboarded applications and the ending of expensive outsourced contracts
* Work across the organisation to ensure alignment of the delivery of live services alongside the wider strategic priorities with a particular focus on data, security and architectural compliance for the onboarded applications.
* Lead the transformation of onboarded applications to enable agile product centric DevOps culture across all live service delivery teams, championing the sharing of source code and building on existing application functionality
* Responsible for the transformation of services to enable a DevOps culture that supports both functional and non-functional requirements delivery through a backlog prioritised by the Product Owner.
* Drive a comprehensive and cohesive software engineering strategy across medium and large-scale agile delivery programmes, including the incorporation of the Department's accessibility, engineering, architecture and testing standards through the building and deployment of a robust DevOps culture
* Build strong credible relationships at all levels with stakeholders covering all elements of DDaT operations delivery, including the most complex transactional environments understanding developers and user needs in order to engage and instigate change.

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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