Technical Architect

Competitive | London | Contract
Posted 1 year ago

London // ICT Technical Architect // 4 month contract // £450 per day

The purpose of the role is to support the effective interoperability, and safe evolution and contribute to the development and review of an IT Strategy that meets the requirements of the organisation. This involves mapping developments required for new systems and infrastructure changes to ensure that the differently sourced components continue to work together seamlessly, across application, desktop, datacentre, and network towers.
The architect needs to understand all aspects of each system, from both a business and technical point of view.

Role & Responsibilities include:
Identifying the organisation's needs
Providing the initial triage for ICT proposals to ensure that the appropriate contractors are engaged, co-ordinate the production of and quality assure their proposals.
Breaking down large scale projects into manageable chunks
Working out which IT products to use based on cost benefit analysis and research, particularly whether ‘off-the-shelf’ products would be more suitable than building a new system
Presenting plans to the council, agreeing how to carry them out, and helping them to build the proposed solutions
Making sure that systems meet quality and security standards
Developing and carry out testing procedures to make sure everything works properly
Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of emerging technology trends and developments over a broad range of information and communications technologies seeking to identify where technology might be deployed in order to deliver business improvements
Providing assurance for interoperability of new or changed ICT components, thereby assuring ICT service operation.
Develop enterprise-wide technical architecture and processes which ensure that the strategic application of technology is embedded in the strategic and operational management of the organisation’s infrastructure.
Identify and respond to the key technical drivers and proposals for areas of business need which are not adequately supported by current and planned IT, within the strategic planning time frame.
Contribute to developing the strategic response to the technical infrastructure, and produce high-level technical designs for recommended new applications of information and communications technologies.

Skills & Experience...
Full working knowledge of technologies such as:
Virtual Desktops
SQL Server
TOGAF qualification is desirable

If you feel your skills and experience will be a good fit for this role, please give me a call or send over your current CV to me at: // 01892 553 231

NB: This role will close for applications Wednesday 13 December 2017. I will endeavour to respond to your application, however if you don’t hear back from me within 7 days please assume you’ve not been successful this time. Thank you.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sarah Waller
01892 553 231

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