Enterprise Architect (outside IR35)

Recruiter
Heat Computing Limited
Location
Swindon
Salary
750 per day
Posted
04 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Dept BUSINESS INNOVATION & SKILLS

? Job Title: Enterprise Architect
? CV Submission Deadline: 06/11/2017 @ 17:30
? Competitive Daily Pay Rates: £675 - £750 LTD
? Hours: Daily 8 / Weekly 40
? Location: South West: Polaris House
? Contract Length: 13/11/2017 to 29/03/2019
? Security Clearance Level Required: 1. BPSS (DS) - Baseline Personnel Security Standard (with a Disclosure Scotland)

Main responsibilities

As the Enterprise / Technical Architect you will:

  • Ensure that there is well defined and understood and documented enterprise architecture that encompasses all IT delivery projects of the Business Improvement and Change portfolio
  • Lead the Innovate UK Technical Design Authority to ensure that technical decisions are made in a timely way and in line with the overall enterprise/technical architecture, such that the delivery teams are able to maintain delivery velocity
  • Lead the design of technical services and identify and plan required systems integration, selecting necessary platforms and technologies to meet project requirements and user needs
  • In collaboration with the Solution Architect provide technical leadership and consultancy to both internal and external development teams, ensuring infrastructure is fit for purpose, whilst meeting time and budget restraints
  • Build and maintain technical roadmaps, looking ahead for future opportunities or blockers and ensuring decisions by development teams align with the strategy
  • Actively encourage communication across multiple development teams to identify strategic requirements and dependencies
  • Enable a positive technical culture, applying Agile methods to development and completing quality assurance practices
  • Mentor Developers, setting standards and ensuring delivery targets are met
  • Assist Product Managers on the validation of estimated effort and technical implications of current user stories, as well as those in the backlog
  • Form relationships with external suppliers
  • Help enable the reuse of patterns, tools and components across the whole Government service landscape

Skills and experience

It?s essential that you have:

  • Experience leading technical teams and delivering user-focused services
  • Experience in managing inter-dependencies across multiple projects within a portfolio
  • Strong understanding of integration techniques and use of technologies, such as Enterprise System Bus.
  • Strong software development and application architecture experience, with good knowledge of open source technologies, testing, database technologies and modern programming languages and Frameworks (e.g. Java, Spring, .Net)
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies
  • Experience of scaling online services
  • Awareness of emerging security issues
  • Ability to read and understand solution design documentation
  • Understand how to prioritise work in a fast, customer-centric environment
  • Understanding of Agile environments, continual delivery techniques and DevOps cultures
  • Understanding of how to influence senior management and communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences

It is desirable that you have:

  • A view of technology as an enabler of great digital services
  • 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
  • Experience designing and implementing secure systems
  • Experience mentoring technical staff and managing stakeholders
  • Experience working in a dynamic organisation with rapidly expanding users and changing requirements
  • An interest in forming Government best practices, standards and policies
  • Experience initiating projects, participating in workshops to gather user needs and building prototypes
  • A willingness to travel to client locations

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959463070