Technical Architect

12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Technical Architect works on pre-sales, project and account-based assignments to design, deliver and assure infrastructure technical solutions.

The Technical Architect produces end-to-end solution designs, putting together technologies from multiple IT areas including desktop technologies; mobile devices; Windows, Unix and Linux server technologies; storage solutions; virtualisation, packaged and bespoke applications; network components; infrastructure tooling and ITIL-based processes.

*Technical focus and drive
*Vision and innovation
*Commercial awareness
*Quality control and assurance
*Accountability and responsibility
*High quality documentation and communication skills.

*Working within the established frameworks of the Architecture Practice produce technical solutions, technical designs and lead technical implementation projects that meet client requirements.
*Collaborate with customer architecture teams to ensure alignment of requirements and solutions and to facilitate design sign-off and approvals.
*Define and produce appropriate design documentation that is consistent with the solution as it has been specified to the client.
*Ensure technical designs conform to the IDM Technical Strategy and that any exceptions are agreed with, and signed off by, the Chief Technology Office.
*Understand the business requirements and contracted services and relate these to design requirements.
*Understand the technical risks associated with each aspect of the service and/or project, and ensure these are mitigated in the design.
*Liaise with 3rd Party suppliers and other partners when and where required to meet customer requirements.
*Work with the service line teams to ensure solutions meet requirements, are supportable and to the approved standards.
*Have designs peer-reviewed and peer-review the designs of others.
*Ensure designs are signed off by all necessary parties within the client and Atos.
*Regular reporting to Lead Architect, Project Manager, Service Delivery Manager as appropriate.
*Provide feedback to the Engineering and Service Offering team and CTO on suitability of existing policies and standards, and successes and failures of technical solutions.
*Provide direction and support to technical specialists and less experienced architects.
*Provide advice and guidance to customers on technical solutions, future strategies and innovations.
*Contribute to the development of Engineering and Service Offerings.
*Maintain up to date awareness of developments in the IT industry and identify how appropriate ones can be applied to technical designs.
*Submit and champion ideas within the IDM CTO-led and Atos-wide innovation processes.
*Contribute to Engineering and Service Offering Practice and wider collaboration activities, seminars and webinars to ensure good communication within the group.

Notwithstanding any guidelines given to years of experience sought, we will consider candidates from outside this range if they can demonstrate the necessary competencies.

Square One is acting as both an employment agency and an employment business, and is an equal opportunities recruitment business. Square One embraces diversity and will treat everyone equally: Please see our website for our full diversity statement.

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