Technical Architect

Recruiter
Triad Group Plc
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Architect Brief Overview We are currently looking to recruit a Technical Architect to contribute to a range of exciting new and existing projects in 2018 within our Enterprise Solutions Division, based in Bristol or Reading. Key Responsibilities Provide direction and leadership to all aspects of application architecture, infrastructure and application design Provide guidance on the selection of IT solutions (including software packages) for projects. Being able to evaluate the potential impacts on the customer such as license costs, phasing out of legacy systems, training etc. Select the appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensure they are applied effectively Takes full responsibility for the overall system architecture and if necessary manage the work of an architecture team Works with the business analyst and/or elicits the business requirements to ensure the technical solution meets the business need and can be delivered on the chosen architecture Identifies the commercial impacts of changes in the analysis and implementation model and reports these to project management. Ensures that the development team are following the agreed technical architecture and development methodologies. Assures the specification and design to assist in the development of IT systems Assists with pre-sales support and presentations to customers. Contributes to bids and if required manages the bid process. Keeps abreast of technology and develops new techniques for use in systems architecture Excellent communication skills. Able to provide expert advice in a digestible form to both the company and its customers. Ability to estimate costs and implementation timescales associated with potential solutions. Essential skills Software Engineering Proven track record of designing, estimating and implementing large-scale enterprise level applications and/or web solutions Extensive software development and design experience and proven experience of the software development lifecycle In depth understanding of design and modelling techniques (e.g. UML) In depth understanding of estimating techniques (e.g. Cost, Effort, Risk). Familiarity with web application development, integration and testing (e.g. JSF, Spring) An understanding of various development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall, DSDM) An understanding of software standards (e.g. ISO9001, ISO 20000:1) Software Architectures In depth knowledge of multi-tier client-server architecture Experience of taking requirements and proposing system architectures Understanding of virtualisation strategies and sub-capacity licensing models Experience of security policies and models Technology Excellent knowledge of web-based technologies and associated standards Knowledge of embedded systems or real-time systems Knowledge of enterprise databases (e.g. SQL-Server, ORACLE) Knowledge of operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, mobile) Knowledge of XML and related technologies Knowledge of middleware architectures (ESB, SOA) Understanding of Open Source licensing issues Desirable skills - any knowledge or experience of the following: Understanding of project management techniques Experience of Quality Assurance and testing Understanding of cloud hosting models and their security and management implications Other information If this role is of interest to you or you would like more information, please contact Jon Graham or submit your application now. Triad is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief. Triad Group Plc acts as an Employment Agency for this permanent position.

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