Technical Architect

Technical Architect

Job Title: Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TABR_1557735996
Contact Name: Millie Scriven
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2019 09:26

Job Description

Contract opportunity: Technical Architect - Bristol - initially 4 months - INSIDE IR35 - £500-550 per day (Umbrella) - DV Clearance

Please note: This role is INSIDE IR35, please do not apply if you are not happy working inside IR35

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

- Provide hands-on technical leadership, in the development, operation and ongoing improvement of complex, transformational digital services serving millions of users

- Work with product managers to understand user needs for new and existing services

- Act as the technical authority in prospective, information gathering and scene setting meetings, evaluate technical proposals from external suppliers, and make implementation recommendations to senior stakeholders

- Identify key API requirements for integration with internal and external systems

- Lead development of user-driven prototypes to identify technical options and inform architectural approaches, working with colleagues and supplier team members to write tests, code and documentation for new and existing systems

- Ensure system architectures are robust, scalable, open and secure, with appropriate overall system design and integration points/APIs, to deliver a high quality user experience

- Take responsibility for managing and updating data models, data architecture, data dictionaries, configuration and reference data catalogues.
- Work with business leads to identify and document data and reporting requirements.
- Design and maintain data models and manage data integration, performing data quality analysis and profiling tasks.
- Track business requirements and ensure that these can be matched from a data perspective.
- Take ownership of data related design decisions throughout the delivery process, including selection of tools to support data architecture activities.
- Ensure that data-specific project activities align technically and that the architecture is consistent from a data perspective.
- Ensure compliance with data related standards and key architectural principles.
- Manage stakeholder expectations and deliver complex IT projects to tight deadlines.
- An awareness of the Acquisition Lifecycles, Approval and Scrutiny Process, Cabinet Office and Treasury Approvals is required.
- This role may require travel and meetings within the UK.

Minimum Requirements:
- Togaf knowledge
- Agile/Waterfall experience
- Experience working in an IT Technical Environment
- Experience Devising architecture

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