Tecnical Architect

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
12 Apr 2018
18 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

*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.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.
This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960517680

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