Technology Architect / Integration Architect, Managing Consultant
You are a technologist at heart. Have you ever wondered what you could achieve at a consulting firm that likewise has technology at its heart? It's not only about your knack for leading the technical design and delivery of modern technology architectures at our clients. It's about the vision and drive you know you can contribute to our fast growing company. It's about the freedom you get to shape your career in a small, independent firm. And it's about the people you meet here who want you to succeed.
Here's what you will do
As a Managing Consultant at Credera you are able and eager to apply your skills to a range of situations. Our technology architects are responsible for designing and delivering modern technology solutions for our clients. You will create an end-state architecture, define a roadmap to achieve the end-state and work closely with the delivery teams to build a technology solution which meets the proposed architecture.
At other times, you will be using your experience and lively curiosity to form a viewpoint for a client in the shape of an assurance report or a proposal.
We're growing fast, so we're looking for people who want to expand our architecture capabilities and take a role in developing themselves, nurturing others and supporting the business growth while maintaining our collaborative culture.
This is a permanent role within our Technology function.We consider flexible ways of working, that allow the best outcomes for our people and clients.Working closely with our clients is key to successful outcomes, and so travel both UK and international is a requirement.
·Deliver technology architecture projects on client engagements, managing teams of architects, technologists and third parties
·Understand the client's business, industry and strategy to create an analysis of the current state and develop an end-state architecture that meets the client's vision and needs
·Present well argued options and viewpoints to create alternative solution approaches
·Work with key stakeholders to agree the end-state architecture and develop a roadmap to achieve the end-state
·Provide technical leadership to development teams and guide the client in a way that allows them to understand technology in the context of their business
·Develop a working culture which allows diverse teams to collaborate in an inclusive manner where everyone's contribution is valued
·Manage risks and issues related to architecture by working closely with other team members to resolve them in time without impacting delivery schedule
·Play a key role in supporting business development activities, as a technology subject matter expert, and maintain a network of professional contacts
·Contribute to the recognition of the Credera brand through publishing viewpoints and attending industry events
·Develop and mentor others and invest in continuing your own professional education
Who you are?
·Technically minded, pragmatic, and passionate about technology
·An understanding of the current technology drivers, trends and concerns that impact business industry and society today
·Experience as a technology architect, able to help our clients assess their current technology maturity, identify gaps and shape a comprehensive, end-to-end digital blueprint and technology roadmap
·Able to bring to bear knowledge of architectural patterns, technology components, vendor solutions and emerging technology trends in one or more industries
·Expertise in architecting digital and multi-channel technology solutions, covering all layers of the technology stack, from presentation through to physical infrastructure
·Experience of client facing roles where you have built relationships with stakeholders, conducted workshops and shown ability to influence others through persuasive communication
·Experience in delivering end-to-end software delivery lifecycle, using agile delivery methods and multi-disciplinary teams
It would be great If you had the following desirable skills:
·A thorough understanding of Cloud architecture and technology, preferably evidenced by a certification; Experience in delivering cloud-native applications e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP
·Knowledge of integration technologies (e.g. Kong, MuleSoft, APIgee) and their deployment and hands-on experience in designing and delivering services using modern architecture patterns e.g. microservices, RESTful APIs, event-based architecture
·A tool chest full of consulting methods and approaches which allow you to work with a lose brief, create consensus and help stakeholders reach decisions, structure work and communicate complex data in a clear way
·Understanding of DevOps processes facilitating Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines using latest technologies (e.g. Ansible, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes)
·Experience in managing a team and developing talent with a focus on continuous improvement
·Ability to identify and build a capability and go-to-market offering for the firm
·An interest to contribute to developing sales proposals and future opportunities for the firm
·Additional European language.
Who we are?
Credera is a consulting firm focused on strategy, transformation, cloud, data and engineering, with over 600 consultants around the globe. Our purpose is to make an extraordinary impact on our clients and our people.We adhere to Credera core values of Integrity, Tenacity, Personal Touch, Humility and Pragmatism at all times.Our inclusive culture has resulted in us receiving a number of Great Place to Work accolades, including the Excellence in Well Being Award 2020.
This is what you get in return
Along with a great company culture, Credera provides an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit plan.
Our consistent growth over the years and entrepreneurial environment, provides an excellent platform to embark upon an exciting career path, where your contribution really counts, and we will recognise it.With personalised development opportunities, experienced colleagues around the globe and exciting client assignments, progression can be extremely rapid for high performers. We are a social bunch of people and connect as a team on a regular basis. You can also expect:
·A highly collaborative working environment and great rates of pay (including base salary and bonus potential).
·A range of flexible benefits consisting of well-being and lifestyle benefits.
·A commitment to your development & continuous growth of skills through one-to-one mentoring and wide-ranging hands-on experience.
·25 days' holiday and the ability to flex this to 30 days if you chose to do so.
·2 day's CSR volunteering days.
·Award-winning learning and development opportunities, including dedicated time and a wide range of choice in training courses.
·Choice of brand new tech with personal budget to choose IT accessories & handset of your choice.
As a part of Omnicom Precision Marketing Group, our more than 600 consultants across the globe partner with some of the world's best-known brands in a variety of industries, including clients ranging from FTSE 100 companies to large government departments, delivering strategy and execution leadership to create tangible business results. Credera's deep business acumen and technical expertise, combined with a deep dedication to build trusted relationships, unlocks extraordinary business performance to our clients. Our mission is to make an extraordinary impact on our clients and our people. More information is available at www.credera.co.uk.
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