Solution Architect - Public Sector

Spring Technology
£42899 pa
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Solution Architect - Public Sector

Spring Technology are currently working in partnership with a major Service Provider to the Public Sector to recruit an Solution Architect in Jarrow!

The Role
In this role you will manage and coordinate ICT operational technical architecture and required controls to ensure the Availability, Capacity, Continuity and Security ICT requirements of all services are met.
You will also maintain a high degree of customer service and adhere to all service management principles and processes.

The role is paying £42,899 per annum + benefits!

*Act as the interface for senior management in terms of service technical solution architecture.
*Interpret ICT strategy and policies, including security policy, and contribute to the development of standards and guidelines that comply with these.
*Recognise potential strategic application of IT and initiate investigation and development of innovative methods of exploiting IT assets to the benefit of the ICT service and customers.
*Work proactively to maintain a stable, viable architecture and ensure business, service delivery, performance and operational management requirements are reflected in all in-scope technical solutions and designs including those for programme transformation service improvement plans.
*Ensure technical and service designs compliment each other including appropriate alignment of Availability, Capacity, Continuity and security management process design.
*Provide appropriate governance at each stage of the service lifecycle, this includes attendance at design boards during service design phase to assist with assurance of proposed costing and quotations and also support sign off of service design packages before handover to service transition.
*In liaison with the Service Transition Manager and project managers assist with the creation of technical plans and assure that defined criteria for acceptance into service, including successful completion of appropriate tests are met.

*Experience in 1 or more of the following processes:
oAvailability Management
oCapacity Management
oContinuity Management
oSecurity Management
*Substantial experience of relevant public sector service delivery or operations support, including relevant experience in an ICT environment
*Relevant experience in ICT Service technical design and / or support
*Able to demonstrate leadership in Service Solution Architecture
*A good understanding of end to end service management and the interdependencies between service management processes and procedures- particularly Availability, Capacity, Continuity and Security Management activities and interfaces
*An excellent understanding of end to end service technologies, their management and their practical application to business improvement
*Able to perform a broad range and variety of complex solution architecture activities and manage interdependencies between them

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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