Technical Architect

Recruiter
Location
City of London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
31 Mar 2017
Closes
28 Apr 2017
Ref
MM7-TechArchitect
Contact
Mustafa Miah
Clearance Level
DV
Job Type
Contract

POSITION: Technical Architect

LOCATION: Central London

DURATION: 12 months + option to further extend the contract

DAILY RATE: Highly Competitive (dependent on level of experience)

CONDITIONS: Valid DV CLEARANCE must be held prior to project engagement on client site

*** Please note due to the urgency of this position a valid DV Clearance must be held prior to project engagement. We highly recommend that candidates to research this level of security clearance before applying ***

Job Profile

Capita TRACS is currently recruiting for a highly talented Technical Architect to join a hugely successful team of multi-skilled technical architects in a dynamic and fast moving environment.

The Technical Architect will be required to represent all aspects of technical delivery with responsibilities for designing and delivering real world infrastructure solutions.

The Architecture team hold full responsibility for all Infrastructure strategies and roadmaps.

Key duties & responsibilities

  • Work in unison with members of the architecture team, project teams and customers to design real world infrastructure/application architecture solutions to meet the business and customer requirements.
  • Ensure infrastructure/application architecture designs align with the Technical Authorities' technology and the organisation's business plan.
  • Develop technology strategies, architectures, standards & policies.
  • Maintain and develop a network of contacts both inside and outside the client organisation.
  • Contribute to the architecture roadmap owned by the technical authority.
  • Work with the Technical Authority to provide assurance that the rollout of changes to live systems will not impact live service.
  • Candidate Profile

    We are looking for bright and committed candidates, with the ability to work within a team as well as on an individual basis.

    The required candidates must possess the following experience and essential skills:

  • DV Clearance;
  • Proven skills with Microsoft and Linux operating systems.
  • Good experience with Enterprise compute, storage and network platforms from vendors such as HP, Cisco & Net-App.
  • Good knowledge of Citrix & Oracle thin client desktop platforms (XenDesktop & SGD).
  • Good knowledge of VMWare & Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Strong communication skills - the ability to explain and present complex technical issues clearly and confidently to a non-technical audience
  • Good written skills - experience writing clear, concise and structures technical design documentation
  • Demonstrable experience of designing real world solutions and working with delivery teams to ensure implementation is correct, on time & on budget
  • Enthusiastic, resilient and able to work under pressure
  • Good judgement and analytical problem solving skills
  • Good team working ability
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Interested???

    Please apply immediately with your most recent copy of your CV, ensuring the start and end dates of past projects / employment are correct.

    Capita TRACS welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

    Capita TRACS is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered is those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.