Digital Software Architect


We have roles available in the UK across a number of locations including Telford, Southend, Worthing, Holborn, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle.  Capgemini supports flexible and home working, but we are looking for people who are able to travel to client sites, are flexible in terms of assignment location and are prepared to stay away from home if required. 

An overview of the role

The Digital Software Architect has a key role in defining and delivering Digital Government. Digital transformation through software is critical to most UK government departments to support their digital transformation agendas. You should thrive on variety and enjoy working across the full lifecycle of a project: help define a digital transformation, create a vision for a service, work with agile teams to deliver on that vision, create an automated continuous delivery pipeline, work with DevOps teams to understand and improve the service in production. We want passionate, energetic technologists who can create solutions, work with clients, lead development teams and occasionally help with winning work.

The work

You’ll work closely with the DevOps team, owning the technical software solution, getting your hands dirty when required and ensuring that the team use the most up to date tools and techniques to deliver excellent digital services for UK government departments.

Why this role?

As a Capgemini Digital Software Architect you will be assigned to the Capgemini HMRC Market Unit working across a number of major Public Sector clients. Primarily working with cloud native and digital technologies such as micro-services, containers, DevOps and CI/CD. The team generally have an engineering background combined with the vision, customer facing skills, commercial acumen and a proven technology experience and project delivery track record.

Why you?

•    Experience of client-facing roles and stakeholder management
•    Strong communication skills at all levels; clients through to engineers
•    Designing and owning software solutions
•    Strong software engineering/development background
•    Strong software architecture skills
•    Strong project delivery experience
•    Understanding of cloud native principles
•    Experience of delivering web-based services, ReSTful APIs and complex integrations
•    Experience of modern software architectures such as micro-services 
•    Experience in delivering using Agile
•    Experience and passion for leading teams of software engineers
•    Additional skills also of interest:
o    NoSQL databases
o    Development frameworks such as Play!, Dropwizard, angular.js, node.js.
o    Containerisation, Kubernetes

Why us?

While we’re a global consultancy, we’re made up of supportive, close-knit communities. Everyone wants to get the best solutions for our customers and create the best working environment.

Learning and Development

There’s an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so. So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference. Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another – collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organisations to realise their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.



Posted on:

June 18, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


Any UK Base