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IT Architect - G7 Job
Full time
Salary: 47,400.00 per yearpension


Newport (Gwent), Wales : Fareham, South East, PO15 5RR

About the job

Job description

ONS is a leading part of the digital transformation across UK Government. ONS will deliver the first truly digital Census in 2021, be a leading producer of online surveys across government and beyond, and be a huge data repository. The challenges posed by these aspirations are significant, not least for those delivering the digital and IT solutions. 

Are you excited by the prospect of working on an innovative site, with the opportunity to drive full stack engineering in a truly transformational agile environment? IT Architecture roles at ONS offer hands on engineering, with world leading technologies, and a community of like minded colleagues to collaborate with and push boundaries on a huge scale. 

If you have enterprise experience of any of the following areas (we’re sensible enough to realise that it’s not realistic for anyone to have more than 2 or 3 of these) then we’d love to hear from you. 
• Network Design 
• Technical Architecture 
• Solution Architecture 
• Infrastructure Architecture 
• Cloud Architecture 
• Big Data 

Please refer to the attached IT Architect Recruitment Pack for full details of experience and competencies required for these roles. 

Please note that the key criteria for this role are: 

*Seeing the bigger picture 
*Leading and communicating 
*IT Specialisms outlined in the attached IT Architect Recruitment Pack 



 may be available for successful candidates.


A good work-life balance Flexible, family-friendly working options including flexible working arrangements Monday to Friday between 7am and 7pm with on-site childcare at Newport 

Varied work patterns such as part-time, job-share & part-year and interviewer job roles across the UK, some of which are based from home. 

Generous holiday allowance 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days after five years service, in addition to 9 days public & privilege leave. 

Pension schemes Very generous pension schemes with low employee contributions. 

Find out more on the Civil Service Pensions website. 
Career development and progression  

A recognised Investor in People, we are committed to developing our people at every stage of their career, providing a personal progression plan, on- and off-site training courses and opportunities to gain qualifications and professional accreditations. 
We support secondment opportunities inbound and outbound in UK and internationally. Our Excellence Awards recognise people who go the extra mile. 
Access to a range of on-site benefits at Newport & Titchfield - such as free parking on-site or close by, Cycle to Work scheme, gym, a range of fitness classes and health services including yoga and reflexology, Costa Coffee shop, restaurant. 

The Newport site also offers access to regular bus services, hairdressers and children's nursery whilst Titchfield has the benefit of a horticulture club plant shop, cricket team and walking club and through ONS corporate membership, save 35% with YMCA Fairthorne Manor. 

Access to a range of civil service benefits such as the Sports & Social Association, Employee Assistance Programme, Benevolent Fund, Benenden Healthcare and Motoring Club. 

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is .

Nationality statement

Candidates will be subject to  requirements as well as .

If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar. However certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.

Selection process details

• CV and statement of suitability 
Applicants are required to upload a CV and statement of suitability for this role. These cover the skills, experience and competencies outlined in the person specification section above. Please note that for shortlisting purposes only the key areas of competence (marked above with an *) will be evaluated. 
At assessment stage applicants will be required to deliver a short presentation (topic to be given closer to the time) and have a competency based interview. 

Please refer to the attached IT Architect Recruitment Pack for full details of experience and competencies required for these roles. 

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK,  and  and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available .

Working for the Civil Service

The  sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's .
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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