Senior Technical Architect

Senior Technical Architect

Job Title: Senior Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: STANEW_1559030414
Contact Name: Millie Scriven
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2019 09:00

Job Description

Contract opportunity: Senior Technical Architect - Newcastle - initial 6 months - £600-650 per day

As a Senior Solution Architect, you will, working with engineering teams, be responsible for supporting the design, development, delivery and maintenance of IT products and services. This will typically be for a project or strand of a programme.

As a Senior Solution Architect, you have deep knowledge in your field and help to grow the technical architecture community, helping to support the community and build high quality products and services.

- Lead, deliver and support technical design of a product or part of a shared platform to meet user needs and business objectives
- Lead on ensuring high quality of technical design, and adherence to enterprise architecture principles and roadmaps
- Build relationships and work collaboratively with Digital professions in agile delivery teams to create VFM solution designs that meet user needs
- Support development of the Architecture practice by sharing best practice and reference architectures to ensure consistency and coherence of architecture design across the company
- Engage with Enterprise Architects, Domain Architects, Lead Solution Architects and engineering teams to implement the solutions according to agreed and approved architecture designs
Deliver product solutions and be accountable for product architecture in alignment with engineering
- Identify, capture, share and iterate architecture patterns to ensure consistent and coherent architecture design, contributing to the Enterprise Architecture
- Implement architecture patterns creating reference architectures as real-world working examples of successful architecture design
- Create solution options and recommendations - during project discovery and inception phases to drive decision making on best solution design
- Make technology choices for products in conjunction with the enterprise architecture blueprint, contributing to the update of technology policies where appropriate
- Contribute to building an inclusive digital culture within the department
- Manage junior members of the team and support hiring activities for the Architecture practice

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