Role: Technical Architect
Location: Birmingham / Remote
Salary: Circa £100,000
Benefits: Bonus to 15%, Pension, Health care, Flexi-benefits
Our client is a leading workforce management and health care solutions provider, enabling large-scale business-change programmes, through their service offerings.
The Technical Architect will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of systems architecture (relating to CRM systems and associated services) to meet the needs of the Group now and in the future.
You will own the architectural roadmap for any products and services relating to our Service Architecture, in conjunction with the Technical Lead/Product Owner.
You will have a clear, objective approach to technical decision-making, and will be able to demonstrate strong technical judgement, as well as a clear understanding of the needs of the business units which make up the Group.
What does the Technical Architect role involve ?
Choosing and integrating technical products and services (including buy vs build decisions) to meet the company’s needs
Performing technical due diligence on potential technologies and technical partners where they relate to your area of expertise
Creating High Level and Detailed designs when appropriate to define the technical art of the possible, including costing, and an assessment of operational capability/change requirements
Bring solutions and major changes to the Technical Architecture Council (TAC) and represent them on behalf of yourself and the technical teams you work with to ensure adherence to T&T principles, governance, and security.
Building out designs and documents that take these solutions into a usable Service Catalogue, and working with Service Delivery leads to ensure they are supportable
Assessing the systems architecture currently in place, where it relates to middleware, APIs, and Service Architecture; working with technical staff and partners to recommend solutions for improvement
What are we looking for?
- Proven experience in software architecture design
- Previous project management experience is advantageous
- Sound knowledge of various operating systems and databases
- Experience choosing software and going through detailed RFI/RFP processes
- Ability to document and design process maps, architecture diagrams and investment requests
- Efficient communication skills
- Strong organizational and technical leadership skills
What is on offer?
They offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday which increases with years of service, a company pension scheme, season travel ticket loan, a flexible benefits package, holiday incentives abroad, and awards for excellent performance alongside the opportunity to be part of a supportive and successful team.
Their commitment to employee development through training, personal development plans, professional qualification support, and career progression, has resulted in excellent retention levels. If you are looking for a role where you are a valued member of a key business function, where you can push your career forward in a company that continues to grow year on year then this could be the role and the company for you.
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