Technical Architect – 10290HS

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10290HS
£750 – 775 per day

Technical Architect 

We are currently working with one of our biggest clients who are looking for an experienced Technical Architect to join them on an initial 6 month contract based Inside IR35.

Role Purpose

This is a senior Technical Role with a high level of accountability and responsibility, working in a very dynamic environment. The main activities of this Role are to create repeatable Architecture Patterns, and produce Infrastructure Solution Designs.  Security and Service are key aspects of these Designs. The Role entails working closely with and influencing a wide variety of Business and Technical Stakeholders, understanding overall Business and IT Strategy, organisational fit, compliance and on-going business change requirements.

The Role entails working closely with and influencing a wide variety of Business and Technical Stakeholders, understanding overall Business and IT Strategy, organisational fit, compliance and on-going business change requirements.  In addition to the above, the Role is responsible for the Architectural Assurance of Deliveries and for the QA of Peer Deliverables.

The Individual

  • You will have a very broad experience of Enterprise Technologies, having previously worked in a wide variety of SME roles.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills, having the ability to interact at all Business levels. This includes everyone from the CEO to Technical SME’s. Your skills will include the ability to work individually, and as part of a focussed team.
  • You will have the ability to translate Business Requirements into Technology, Service and Security Deliverables. As part of this, you will be able to identify risks and propose mitigations.
  • You will have a practical knowledge of Security and Risk.
  • You will be able to demonstrate experience at producing proposals and justifying the value of Technology Strategies to Senior Business audiences.

Specific Requirements

  • Support, Implementation and Solution Design exposure to large Public Cloud implementations (Preferably Azure) is essential.
  • Support, Implementation and Solution Design exposure to core Technologies (Windows, Linux, Web, Middleware, Database, Security Gateways, LAN/WAN Networking) is essential.
  • Experience of designing (including requirements traceability) secure, high performing, highly available Technology Solutions is essential.
  • IT Security and Risk experience as part of an Architecture role is essential.
  • Experience of working in highly regulated environment (eg Financial Services) is an advantage.
  • Degree or HND in Information Technology are desirable but not essential – Equivalent experience considered.
  • Relevant Technical and Business Qualifications (eg. TOGAF, ITIL) are desirable, but not essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, including the ability to assess the audience and pitch / influence appropriately.
  • Knowledge and experience of Waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies is essential.

 

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted. 

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