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Technical Architect

Job Title: Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, United Kingdom
REF: 799
Contact Name: Mark Gale
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Technical Architect – SC cleared - London

  • Documenting As Is, Target and Transition architectures
  • Defining technical standards and non-Functional requirements
  • Assuring alignment of solution designs in the TDA
  • Ensuring key architectural strategies and reference architectures are published and visible


Expected contract length             12 months

Location                                      London


As part of the Technical Design Authority team you will:

1. Maintain high level holistic vision of enterprise solutions and development initiatives

2. Define and communicate strategic themes that drive the architecture to stakeholders (technical and non-technical)

3. Define and synchronise NFRs across solutions where applicable

4. Lead technical discoveries for key building blocks of client's target architecture

5. Design technical services or plan system integration, selecting necessary platforms and technologies to meet user needs

6. Technical leadership to development teams, ensuring designs align with technical strategy

7. build and maintain technical roadmaps, looking ahead for future opportunities or blockers

8. Collaborate across teams to identify strategic requirements and dependencies


Security clearance           SC


Essential skills and experience

  • Have in depth experience of designing architectures for mission critical public services
  • Have in depth experience of cloud architectures and best practices
  • Understanding of agile environments, continual delivery techniques and dev-ops cultures
  • Understanding of how to influence senior management and communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • In depth experience of defining NFRs
  • Experience of Microservice architectures
  • Experience of applying scaled agile techniques
  • Experience of Open Source
  • Experience of defining architectures for Applications, Data and Technology domains