Technical Architect

Technical Architect

Job Title: Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £680 - £745 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12853_1632474396
Contact Name: Jonathan Franke
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 24, 2021 10:06

Job Description

Technical Architect

I'm currently recruiting for a Technical architect to join a client of mine in the public sector on an initial 12 month contract. This role will be paying circa £700 per day inside IR35 based in London.

The main responsibilities of the post are to:

  • Provide hands-on technical leadership, in the development, operation and ongoing improvement of complex digital services
  • Evaluate technical proposals from external suppliers and make implementation recommendations to senior stakeholders
  • Undertake the rapid development of user-driven prototypes to identify technical options
  • Work with external suppliers to ensure that their system architectures are robust, scalable, open and secure

Work cross-Government to inform and ensure system and service integration and alignment.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with microservice and cloud native application architecture.
  • Proven track record of organising and performing prototyping and proof of concepts
  • Proven track record of designing and implementing scalable and robust approaches to caching, security and databases (including relational, e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, and "NoSQL", e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB)
  • Demonstrable track record of successfully taking an evolutionary architecture approach to software architecture.
  • Proven track record of working with suppliers to deliver "best fit" IT solutions.

Ability to work effectively across Departmental and other boundaries

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