Technical Architect - Networks - SC Cleared

    Birmingham Temporary
  • Reputable Public Sector Client
  • Exciting project working with cutting edge technology

About Our Client

Our client is changing the way that Civil Servants work, by taking on the management and operation of the central government non-specialist estate. The client are helping the Government to adopt smarter, more flexible working practices in modern, greener office environments and providing technology that contributes to creating great places to work.

Job Description

  • Promoting and adopting appropriate use of architecture techniques to ensure that the clients projects can keep pace with delivery demands.
  • Bridging the gap between the clients technology specialists and the user needs of the people and clients who work in government buildings
  • Guiding governance and decision making for the organisations technology solutions
  • Developing technical architecture across the suite of prop tech products
  • Tailoring the design process to best match the needs of the organisations projects
  • Understanding the wider business and technology landscape to ensure that organisation develops optimised solutions for shared technology
  • Maturing the process for defining and developing property technology products
  • Working with technology specialists to develop innovative prop tech solutions for the government workplace
  • Working with colleagues across government to ensure that the clients solutions better meet the needs of our clients and that our peers across government are ready to adopt these solutions.

The Successful Applicant

A senior technical architect works on large or multiple pieces of work that are complex or risky. At this level, you will:

  • Define strategy and be central to assuring services
  • Regularly collaborate and find agreement with senior stakeholders, providing direction and challenge
  • Be proactive in identifying problems and translating these into non-technical descriptions that can be widely understood
  • Mentor and coach junior colleagues
  • SC Cleared

Experience and skills

  • Communication skills. You can listen to the needs of technical and business stakeholders and interpret them. You are skilled at proactive and reactive communication.
  • Governance. You can evolve and define governance. You can take responsibility for collaborating and supporting other staff in wider governance. You know how to assure services delivered by technical architects across sets of services.
  • Making and guiding decisions. You can make decisions characterised by managed levels of risk and complexity. You can recommend decisions as risk and complexity increase. You can resolve technical disputes between wider peers and indirect stakeholders, taking into account all views and opinions.
  • Strategy. You can apply strategy, using patterns, standards, policies, roadmaps and vision statements. You can challenge them and provide guidance.
  • Turning business problems into technical design. You can design systems characterised by medium levels of risk, impact, and business or technical complexity. You can work across multiple services or a single large or complicated service.
  • Understanding the whole context. You understand trends and practices outside your team and how these will impact the work. You understand how your work fits into the broader strategy and historical context. You can consider the patterns and interactions on a larger scale.

What's on Offer

  • Exciting portfolio of projects
  • Working with cutting edge technology
  • Long term contract
  • Competitive day rate
Anthony Francis
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+44 121 634 6961

Job summary

IT Architecture
Technology & Telecoms
Contract type
Consultant name
Anthony Francis
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6961
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