Technical Architect - Togaf

Location
Cardiff
Salary
£163 per day
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Ref
HW/094542/TA
Contact
Helen Warham
Clearance Level
BPSS
Job Type
Contract
Duties and Responsibilities
* To lead on producing high quality technical documentation for existing and new database products
* Help define documentation standards and mentor in-house technical / BA staff
* To participate in data modelling discussions for best practice database design
* To assist with requirements gathering and analysis of requirements
* To mentor in-house staff in DBA tasks including optimising tables, stored procedures, jobs, connection pooling and other DBA activities to maximise database efficiency and performance
* Other database-related duties as determined by the Principal or Senior Product Specialist from time to time.

Qualifications
The Technical / Data Architect must have the following qualifications:
* Degree in Information and IT related subject or equivalent qualification or experience
* TOGAF 9 Foundation or equivalent experience
* Ideally Microsoft Certified Database Administrator or equivalent experience

Skills and Experience
The following skills and experience are essential for this role.
* Experienced in delivering high quality technical and architectural documentation (TOGAF standards) for database products (ideally SQL Server)
* Enterprise architecture experience and familiarity with EA frameworks
* Understanding of secure architectures and designs
* Experience of working in a high availability 24x7 environment
* Writing complex Data manipulation statements using T-SQL as stored procedures, views and functions
* Normalisation techniques and ER-diagramming to design and create scalable, high-performance databases
* Good communicator and mentor for in-house BA and technical staff

Experience and knowledge in some of the following areas is also advantageous:
* Agile SDLC processes and work planning using Team Foundation Server
* Good understanding of software design patterns inc n-tier, MVC
* .NET C# RESTful, SOAP and FHIR web services
* HL7 messaging, interface (rules) engines
* XML - particularly the use of with SQL Server
* Redgate SQL developer tools
* Requirements analysis


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