Technical Architect

£50000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Architect

Ideal role if you early in your Architecture Career (sub 3 years) or if you looking to move into full-time architecture from development.

A great opportunity has arisen for a Technical or Software Architect, early in their careers to join to a transport organisation on a full-time permanent basis. Based in Central London, you will be working in an in-house architecture team designing systems and solutions that will affect millions of people on a daily basis.

The main purpose of your role will be to support the development and delivery of services by providing technical architecture guidance in line with the business technology policies set by the Enterprise Architecture practice. You will then l be working heavily with 3rd parties to then deliver the systems that you have architected until they are in BAU.

You will have a background in software development and either be currently in an architecture position, or looking to move into full time architecture from development and be very comfortable talking about architecture practice and designing systems. Communicating with less technical /non-technical stakeholders is another key part of this role as you will be also be working with delivery managers, business analysts and the wider business.

  • Supporting architectural and technical development to new and existing services to enable delivery of required business capabilities
  • Contributing to roadmaps for moving existing services towards the business's Target Architecture.
  • Providing assurance and approval for proposed architecture designs to ensure that new services comply with the business's technical principles and policies.
  • Working to ensure services, websites and apps are up-to-date and in line with relevant best practice architecture guidelines (e.g. accessibility) and standards.

Experience required
  • Experience architecting solution in AWS
  • Experience/ with ActiveMQ and JSON API
  • Experience with Service Orientated Architecture (SOA)
  • The business is language agnostic however, a Java background is a nice to have
  • Experience in operating in an outsourced, multi-vendor environment is another nice to have

For more information on this opportunity, please apply directly to this advert or contact Leroy Owusu-Addae on 0207 469 0977 or e-mail