Technical Architect

Recruitment Genius
United Kingdom
60000 - 80000 per annum
11 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is looking for technical architects who have a strongtechnical background and have a solid track record in providing solutiondesign advice to clients. The role is for an experienced Technical Architect who will providetechnical solution advice to a large public sector client. The roleinvolves working closely with various projects, delivering technicaldesigns for new applications, or solving issues with existingdevelopment work. They are often asked to manage existing suppliers orprovide technical assurance. The architecture is based on micro-servicesbuilt using open source technology. The programme is managed using agiletechniques, and spans multiple projects. The ideal architect will have worked on large scale agile programmesand will have supported teams that are building bespoke software.Moreover, we are looking for architects who have worked with ordelivered component based architectures using open source technologies.The architect will have to guide the overall programme architecture,producing design patterns and principles. In addition to helping theprogramme design bespoke components and applications, the architectswill need to identify opportunities for the use of commercial or opensource products - experience of product assessment and selection wouldbe valuable. About you: The ideal candidate is conscientious, client-focused and able to workto tight deadlines, sometimes at short notice. You are reliable,self-motivated and able to work without close supervision. You aretechnically proficient with impressive analytic and communicationskills; you are comfortable with talking to clients and enjoy thevariety of working on different projects. You can code if necessary, andproduce high quality written outputs. You are likely to be anexperienced architect, with a strong track record of applicationdelivery and possibly with a management consultancy or solutionintegrator background. Any experience of enterprise-level applicationsand their integration with other systems would be highly desirable. Desirable technical skills and experience: - Scientific or technical degree or relevant professional qualification - A strong record of application development with skills in any of thefollowing: Java, .Net, C++, Python, web development technologies. - Good understanding of database design and programming, especiallyusing Postgres (Oracle/SQL Server desirable) - Understanding of micro service based architectures Understanding ofmodern delivery pipelines - Understanding of continuous integration and deployment - Design for a cloud platform - ideally Azure - Proven history of solution architecture delivery - Experience of Agile development methodologies. - Knowledge of a Domain Driven Design and CQRS would be beneficial. - Experience of working to GDS standards and guidance would bebeneficial - provided by Dice .NET, AGILE, AZURE, C++, CLOUD, DEGREE, JAVA, ORACLE, PYTHON, SQL, SQL SERVER, WEB DEVELOPMENT