Technical Analyst – Tooling (TA)

Closing date for applications: 27/05/2020
Specialist role
Technical Architect
Summary of the work
Analyse technical requirements ensuring outcomes align with strategy, delivering to the agreed architecture. Responsible for discovery of technical needs, gap analysis, impact analysis, stakeholder management, solution design, Users Stories creation and maintenance.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
2 years
Organisation the work is for
Home Office
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Technical Leads, Architects and stakeholders across DDaT, user communities, suppliers and staff across the programmes, Senior stakeholders and other cross-government teams.
What the specialist will work on
Work with delivery teams and partners to break technical requirements down into pieces and identify API requirements. Lead the rapid development of user-driven prototypes to identify technical options and inform architectural approaches. Ensure that new and updated platforms, products and transactions are thoroughly performance tested. Work with suppliers to ensure that their system architectures are robust, scalable, open and secure. Ensure the delivery of change is made against an auditable process by producing/assisting with: frameworks; methodologies; operating model; non-functional specification; user cases/ stories; OAT plans and strategy; entry/exit and/or no/no go criteria; defect analysis; forms and templates; guidance; business case.
Address where the work will take place
2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF /Croydon Campus/Other DDaT locations as required
Working arrangements
A typical working day is 9am-5pm, however working outside of these hours may be required due to business/project need. The role requires flexibility as individuals may be required to work at any of the Customer premises and/or at supplier sites. The role is outside of IR35.
Security clearance
Additional terms and conditions
Travel expenses are payable for journeys outside the M25 where approved in advance by the customer and in line with Home Office Travel policy (subsistence is not payable).
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Work transparently and collaboratively in a no-blame culture, encouraging all to fail fast and learn from mistakes Demonstrate experience of supporting and coaching other team members Evidence their confidence to challenge the status quo Evidence of taking responsibility for their work
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 50% Cultural fit 20% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Understand and identify the role of technology in public service, or similar, delivery and policy implementation
  • Effectively capture, utilise and share customer insight and views from a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure better policy and delivery
  • Spot warning signs of things going wrong and provide a decisive response to significant delivery challenges
  • Comprehensive and recent experience designing and implementing complex software systems, i.e. is an active software developer currently engaged in architecting and building high-volume digital services
  • Demonstrable track record of successfully taking an evolutionary architecture approach to software architecture
  • Experience with automated configuration management, deployment and testing solutions
  • Experience using and deploying on Cloud based platforms
  • Experience sharing knowledge and working in a multi-disciplinary team
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment using SCRUM or other Agile frameworks
  • Demonstrable experience working in similarly complex environments

Closing date for applications: 27/05/2020

Technical Analyst – Tooling (TA)

Closing date for applications: 27/05/2020

Specialist role:

Technical Architect




Home Office

Maximum day rate:


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