Principal Network Architect (TechOps)

Great Malvern
Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
25 days ago

Principal Network Architect (TechOps)

Remote working - (occasional planned visits to client or customer sites when needed by project)

6 Months

A high level of clearance is preferred for this role

TechOps Architect:

  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert
  • Setting architectural standards, creating reusable patterns, help to shape principles.
  • Be able to design new systems, integrate and update current systems, decommission existing systems
  • Be able to build working relationships with different parts of the business and manage stakeholders
  • Act as a consultant and advisor when working with business areas, to lead work streams and take systems through accreditation processes
  • Use cross-business thinking to define strategy and direction
  • Take complex requirements and turning into designs (ADD, HLD, LLD)
  • Ensure that security and regulatory compliance is part of all design work
  • Plan and prioritise work, handing over work to the delivery team
  • Work out BoEs and BoMs for the solutions you design
  • Have excellent organizational and communication skills

Required Skills

  • 10 years' experience in your domain
  • Be able to translate a design into a set of delivery activities
  • Ability to hand activities off to engineering teams for implementation, whilst providing architectural oversight and governance
  • Able to undergo UK security vetting
  • Be able to travel within the UK working at secure sites
  • Ability to work under security and accreditation restraints
  • Experience of legacy architecture
  • Understanding of how to apply future trends and technology
  • Self-organising and self-managing, self-starting
  • Familiar with Agile methodology and tooling
  • Detailed knowledge of change management and governance
  • Ability to produce formal technical documentation
  • Requirements capture and management

Desirable Skills

  • Certifications in your specialist area
  • Secondary knowledge, depending on area - e.g. Azure knowledge for Cloud architect, networking knowledge for Server and Infrastructure architect.
  • Champion of new technology and solutions
  • Ability to use your expertise to deploy novel and unusual systems
  • Mentor and coach junior staff
  • Knowledge of military systems and networks
  • Knowledge of JSPs
  • Knowledge of architectural frameworks and tool
  • Have SC/DV clearance

If you feel you have the relevant experience and skills required, please do not hesitate to apply now!

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