Lead Technical Analyst

Job Title: Lead Technical Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DT-LeadTechAnalyst
Contact Name: Deanna Toomey
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 18, 2019 11:45

Job Description

Deanna  is currently recruiting for a Lead Technical Analyst to work a 12 month contract based in London with our major client.

Please only send in your CV if you have the essential criteria below.




Essential skills and experience:

Have experience leading technical teams and delivering user-focused services in a large organisation.

Demonstrate strong software development and application architecture experience using open source technologies.

Have experience of Ruby on Rails.

Be able to adapt quickly to new technologies.

Demonstrate experience scaling online services.

Demonstrate awareness of emerging security issues.

Be able to read and understand solution design documentation.

Have experience of prioritising work in a fast, user-centric environment.

Understand agile environments, continual delivery techniques and devops cultures.

Be able to influence senior management and communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences.

Have experience of working to the GDS Service Standard, Technology Code of Practice and taking services through assessments.

Understand technical governance and be able to participate in or deliver the assurance of a service.

Be capable of producing strategy for technology that meets user and business needs (able to create, refine and challenge patterns, standards, policies, roadmaps and vision statements).


Nice-to-have skills and experience:

Have the ability to influence how digital services are delivered, both at DfE and across government.

Have an awareness to budget in an on-demand environment and an understanding of legal implications.

Have experience of cloud technologies, infrastructure-as-code, enterprise integration tools and extract, transformation and load (ETL) tools.

Have experience designing and implementing secure systems.

Have experience mentoring technical staff and managing stakeholders.

Have experience working in a dynamic organisation with rapidly expanding users and changing requirements.

Have experience of forming government best practices, standards and policies.

Have experience initiating projects, participating in workshops to gather user needs and building prototypes.

Be willing to travel to client locations and activities on occasion.


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