Senior Application Architect

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    Croydon, Surrey

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    Christopher Hague

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 Months

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Lead Application Architect - Cloud, AWS


6 Months

IR35 Status: In scope

Our client are the leading provider of IT products and services for the global marketplace including hardware, software, networking, business solutions, and more. They require a Lead Application Architect to work as part of an Agile team using DevOps culture, toolsets and Agile methodologies.

You will have significant market experience and will be able to operate as a strong lead with an excellent understanding of application architecture, requirements, dependencies and functionality. The successful candidate will also have an excellent understanding of both AWS and Private Cloud.

The role will involve:

  • Managing a large design team
  • Working at senior management level to define and deliver major technical projects/strategies/architecture, demonstrating an understanding of the customers' business and commercial issues and contribute key insights
  • Responsible for the design and communication of high-level structures to enable and guide the design and development of integrated solutions that meet current and future business needs
  • Changes to service, process, organization, operating model and other aspects may be required in addition to technology components, and solutions must demonstrate how agreed requirements (such as automation of business processes) are met, any requirements which are not fully met or, and any options or considerations which require a business decision
  • The provision of comprehensive guidance on the development of, and modifications to, solution components to ensure that they take account of relevant architectures, strategies, policies, standards and practices and that existing and planned solution components remain compatible.

Required skills include:

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent understanding of highly secure environments

The successful candidate will hold active SC clearance, or be eligible and willing to undergo the relevant checks