Technical Architect

£1 per annum
10 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Tiffany Lingham
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Technical Architect

A Technical Architect is required for to join a team on a permanent basis with our re-insurance client - a leading provider of closed life policies to act as the lead technical authority, overseeing technology selections and implementation strategies.

Duration: Permanent

Location: Telford

Skills required of the Technical Architect:

  • Cloud Technologies
  • Linux, Unix and Windows operating systems
  • n-tiered architectures
  • Integration technologies from all major vendors
  • Oracle and MS SQL databases and related technologies
  • Storage, Backups and recovery
  • Virtualisation technologies supporting Unix, Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Secure resilient network design.
  • Security capabilities of the technologies detailed above.

Key Responsibilities of the Technical Architect:

  • To act as the IT Infrastructure knowledge expert, responsible for IT Infrastructure design and lead technical authority on one or more projects, overseeing technology selections and implementation strategies for Production Services.
  • Responsible for the physical design of technical solutions and formulating plans to deliver that solution.
  • Responsible for a team of project resources in delivering solutions to the business.
  • To ensure that all physical & virtual IT Infrastructure deployed by the client is architected and designed in line with the Enterprise Solutions Architecture, Principles, Strategies and Standards defined by the company and meet the functional and non-functional requirements agreed with the customers.
  • Creation of Technical Roadmaps and delivery plan
  • Act as 4th line support as well as mentor both Junior and senior engineers.
  • Lead a team of project resources in defining and documenting the detailed design changes in line with the IT-Change Delivery Life-cycle producing the:
    • Technical Designs
    • Development and testing estimates
    • HOTS (hand over to technical support)
    • Risks and issues
    • Other artefacts as agreed with the Solution Architect or which form part of the Software
    • Physical Design Models

For more information and a full job spec, please apply now.


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