Technical Architect

Technical Architect

Job Title: Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £575.00 - £630.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00114290_1575366564
Contact Name: Narcis Velcu
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2019 09:49

Job Description

Role: Senior Technical Architect
Contract Length: 6 months
Location: London
Day Rate:£575-630


My client are looking for a Senior Technical Architect to support their Database

Scope and Objectives
-Support the Database on current operational issues as well as development of replacement service
-"Hands on" support for developers on DTTP,
-Code reviews of services in order to maintain quality and mitigate technical debt risk
- Engagement with technical representatives from third-party vendors
-Raising technical and non-technical risks to surrounding leadership
- Ensuring services are built in-line with the GDS Service Standard and GDS Technology Code of Practice
-Participation in architecture community, interfacing with lead technical architect within the service line and others externally
- Participation in wider organisation Tech Group governance and process ceremonies
- Strategic input on Data Discovery, making recommendations for next steps and creating technical documentation where necessary

- Experience of RUBY and JAVASCRIPT
- Strong software development and application architecture experience, with good knowledge of open source technologies, testing and at least one programming language
- Experience scaling online services
- Awareness of emerging security issues
- Ability to read and understand solution design documentation
- Understanding of how to prioritise work in a fast, customer centric, environment
- Understanding of agile environments, continual delivery techniques and devops cultures
- Experience of working to the GDS Service Standard and Technology Code of Practice


- An eagerness to influence how digital services are delivered,across government
-Experience of cloud technologies, enterprise integration tools and extract, transformation and load (ETL) tools
- Interest in forming government best practices, standards and policies

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