Service Architect

Kinect Recruitment Ltd
04 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Service Architect

Location: Chippenham

Term: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

*Security Clearance - Due to the nature of the projects, candidates will ideally have current SC/ DV clearance – or be eligible and happy to be put through high-level clearance.

Kinect’s international, award-winning consultancy has a requirement for a number of Service Architect’s to join their expanding team.

These are exciting positions and involve a mixture of client-facing consultative work, architectural design, technical assurance and business development activities. The role would suit an experienced professional with a wealth of experience delivery high-quality work within a customer focused, and complex consulting environment. You will have results driven track record of high-quality delivery within a customer focused, demanding and complex environments.

Primarily you will be involved with and driving, the designing, describing, and managing the development of a service in relation to specific business problems. You will be in charge of ensuring the solution’s serviceability, warranty and manageability are defined and deliverable within the boundaries of the Enterprise Architecture framework.

The highly sought candidate will possess the following:

* An IT background with relevant experience in a technical and/or consulting environment

* An understanding of the complete service lifecycle including concept through to sourcing, design, build, test, deployment and disposal management

* Full lifecycle delivery experience from design to deployment

* Demonstrable experience translating client vision, goals, objectives and high-level requirements into Service Architectures

* Experience developing service strategy and designs, within the context of dynamic, agile, rapidly evolving environments

* Have developed service models for large and complex programmes, managing performance and coherent integration across multi-vendor ecosystems

* Experience of information systems service design and delivery, delivering Enterprise Architecture development methods and tools as appropriate

* Design experience of high-level structures to guide the design and development of integrated services that meet current and future business needs

* Reporting writing and presentation experience, excellent communication skills at all levels.

* Solid stakeholder management experience

* Understanding of V-V & EASE System Engineering processes and MODAF/ NAF frameworks.

* Agile project delivery experience including DSDM & SCRUM and other continuous methods

* Ideally architectural modelling skills using UML, BPMN, ArchiMate 3.0 & Enterprise Architecture tooling such as Archi, BiZZDesign Enterprise Studio, Sparx Enterprise Architect & MooD.

* Understanding of and experience with the use of Enterprise Architecture frameworks such as ISO42010, TOGAF, Zachman and the ITIL & IT4IT service architecture frameworks

* Experience working within Defence projects would be highly advantageous.

* Experience of continual service improvement strategies

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