Technical Architect

Technical Architect

Job Title: Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TA0001_1564850878
Contact Name: Millie Scriven
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 03, 2019 17:48

Job Description

Contract opportunity: Technical Architect - London - initial 4 months - INSIDE IR35 - £400-450 per day - SC Clearance (essential)

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

The role:
- 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


- Technical Architect - with agile Projects or an architect who has gone through traditional arch gateways
- Technical design authority or design authority
- Familiarity with GDS assessments - advising the suppliers
- Must have experience within Software development and Data engineering - not networks experience this is more data application focused - should cloud base
- The External procurements are big data projects - data engineering to clean up the data -( this is KEY aspect of the role)
- References to GDS or working with government body / familiarity with AGILE Projects and assessing architecture within that

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