Application Architect

  • Location

    Corsham, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Daniel Darlington

  • Contact email:

    Daniel.Darlington@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Application Architec_1575902589

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-08

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Application Architect
Location - Corsham
Duration - 3 Months

In this Role the chosen candidate will assess the data collected from discovery and use it to map the application and its component services, data stores and interfaces to the underlying architecture. In order to get the right data the Application Architect will work with existing suppliers to recommend how to employ the tools during discovery

  • Immediate role will be to assess the data collected from infrastructure discovery and map the application toplogy it components services, data stores, dependencies and interfaces
  • Work hand-in-hand with lead technical architect to deliver application maps, dependency maps from discovery tooling e.g BMC Discovery, Erascent
  • Must work with existing application service teams and application owners who have embarked on journey or need to be persuaded
  • Familiar working with design/architecture peers to distill application inventories, high level design (HLD) material
  • Must have experience of BMC Discovery and Erascent Tooling
  • Critique, assess and understand physical and automated discovery reports from an application and data perspective to determine recommendations and options for migration, rehost etc
  • Application portfolio analysis skills desirable
  • Able to distill priority functional application requirements, map/align with target capabilities and call out any gaps to be addressed
  • Familiar with re-architecting applications for cloud delivery
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes and containerization of applications
  • Splunk/analytics desireable
  • Will develop the migration roadmap for the application perspective and it's underlying infrastructure for Crown Hosting and Cloud platforms (AWS and Azure - as a minimum)
  • Experience of 'private cloud', virtualized environment focused upon VMWare technologies
  • Experience of complex network environments.

Candidate must hold Active SC Clearance or be willing to undergo relevant checks.