Vacancy Details

Principal Technical Architect

SC36456_1659633683
  • £600 - £700 per day
  • London

Principal Technical Architect

£600 - £700/Day Inside IR35

Mainly remote/ London

9 Months

We are seeking a Principal Technical Architect for our Government client. This role will mainly be remote, with occasional travel to London when required (to be discussed further at interview). The Principal Technical Architect role will be an initial 198 working days contract, paying between £600 - £700/Day Inside IR35.

This role is inside IR35 - Due to the service of the role it will now be based on an Umbrella solution.

Clearance: SC

Role Profile:

  • A Principal Technical Architect leads at the highest level, has the highest technical understanding of the broadest range of technologies used across the estate and works with the community to both understand and implement our technical strategy
  • As a Principal Technical Architect, you will network and communicate with senior stakeholders, both technical and non-technical, across the organisation and proactively seek out opportunities for effective adoption of technology to support wider departmental aims
  • You will work with teams across multiple locations, finding and using best practice and emerging technologies and inspiring other architects, collectively helping us understand how to deliver the goals of the organisation
  • You will have a genuine interest in new technologies and bring this passion to the role to ensure they remain at the forefront of technical advances
  • Owning the creation and delivery of the technical strategy, design, and planning for your area of work or project, include brokering decisions and bridging technical and business disputes by weighing up risk, complexity impact and deliverability
  • Presenting recommendations for technologies or improvements to enhance systems to support project goals clearly to senior management, based on knowledge of IT and analysis of systems' needs
  • Leading the design and review processes for new solution and services, translating technical concepts between systems engineering, delivery management and service management
  • Developing and documenting the proposed technical design for the integration and implementation of any solution, working with and across other areas of DDaT and the business
  • Creating detailed plans for the integration of new systems architecture into existing infrastructure, considering the broader context and strategies of the organisation
  • Managing and delivering complex technology solutions within time, cost and quality targets, ensuring solutions are robust, resilient, and appropriately implemented, tested and documented
  • Evidencing strong technical leadership qualities, with a passion for delivering leading edge designs and inspiring a culture of technical excellence and innovative solution design
  • Anticipating and advising on future technology changes that present opportunities for the product or programme
  • Leading the complex landscapes of technologies, 3rd party suppliers (leading the procurement process), internal and cross-government teams
  • Leading technology teams to adhere to good engineering principles from architecture through to development
  • Defining, owning, and contributing to the technical roadmap and strategy
  • Domain experience within one and working knowledge of other technology domains; networking, server and cloud-based Infrastructure, collaboration technologies, end user devices, virtualisation technologies, device management, technology operations and tooling
  • Identifying process improvements and define best practice, inspiring teams to follow this
  • Communicating clearly in a language which meets the needs of different users, with a good understanding of different channels and formats for different audiences and can adapt to stakeholders' reactions with flexibility
  • Managing Human Resource activities, including interviewing, selection / hiring, and conducting performance assessments
  • Working within a number of delivery frameworks, including scaled agile frameworks and implementations
  • Having a strong preference for the leverage of commodity integrated market products wherever technical and security considerations allow

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