Principal IT Technical Architect

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    Malvern, Worcestershire

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    Victoria Akokhia-King

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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    5 Months

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Role Title

Principal IT Technical Architect


Malvern, Worcestershire


Till 31st of July 2020


£650 - £750p/day (this role does fall within IR35)



My client is looking for a Principal IT Technical Architect to deliver the final phase of a corporate wide IT project. The successful candidate will have a mix between technical secure IT and system engineering skills and experience. The project has been developed and is in the final stages of delivery within the engineering group and will be handed over to the corporate IT group for support. The successful candidate will work closely with corporate IT and the technical assurance team to manage the system into service. A strong technical background is required to negotiate the hand-over and knowledge of system engineering is required to ensure that the technical management of the project is maintained throughout transition. The successful applicant must be a confident communicator who is comfortable negotiating with key

My client is looking for a proactive candidate with a proven track record of designing and delivering enterprise wide IT systems. The candidate must have demonstrable experience working at a technical architect level and is comfortable managing stakeholders and project staff.


· Designing effective solutions, including considerations for strategy, people, process and technology

· Ability to work effectively across matrix organisation structures.

· Ability to lead a technical team across multiple sites.

· Management of key stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities

· Responsible for overall technical design and delivery of IT Projects.

· Responsible for managing the technical output of project team members.

· Working with Project Managers to ensure tasks are completed to time, cost and quality.

· Act as the technical focus point for the project, engaging with key stakeholders to ensure successful completion of projects.

· Proactive engagement with the clients Technical Assurance.

Position Requirement

· Excellent communication, influencing and relationship building skills.

· Clear commercial understanding of the needs of the business and of our customer

· Track record for remaining unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor.

· Collaboration across the business and acting with integrity

  • Strong systems engineer background

Essential Qualifications

· Relevant IT Architecture certification(s) e.g. TOGAF

· Relevant IT Technical certification(s), e.g. VMware VCP, Microsoft MCSA\MCSE

Desirable Qualifications

· Experience of Cloud technologies

· Experience of Service Delivery, ITIL