National Application Lead

Met Police
01 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

You'll do more than create applications. You'll help to protect the country. The current terrorism threat is different to anything the country has faced before. To help prevent, disrupt and prosecute terrorist activities, UK police forces must operate as one. To improve collaboration, the National Counter Terrorism Policing Headquarters (NCTPHQ) ICT team creates advanced tools and systems. As an ICT Application Architect, you'll play a vital role in this work. Being part of the NCTPHQ team means working on projects and systems of national importance. Every day, you'll design and maintain applications to support UK police, helping them work together to combat terrorist threats. There's also the opportunity to shape a new national architectural service. By developing national application architecture standards, you'll create models to guide future work. With a growing demand for all kinds of products, you can expect a varied, challenging role. The key is to ensure that tools and processes are aligned with best practice and fit for widespread adoption. You'll be supporting national security - so experience is essential. You'll need thorough knowledge of IT architecture, especially in a policing context. You'll also need a proven ability to implement standards (application, server or desktop). Your expertise should be based on qualifications (or equivalent experience) in applications architecture. Microsoft certification would definitely be a bonus. In return, you'll get a critical role where you can help protect the country. Please note that this role is subject to DV clearance and requires some travel between London and Solihull. To apply clicks the APLLY NOW button Completed applications must be returned by 4pm, 23 December 2016.

Please note we are only able to review the first 50 applications received. We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today's complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London's communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

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