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Technical Architect

  • Salary: £500 - £640 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Motherwell, North Lanarkshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 30/08/2017
  • Job reference: J373330A

Technical Architect, Digital Services, Public Sector, ETL, Extract Transformation and Load, Cloud, AWS, Amazon Web Services, Azure, Agile, GDS, Government Digital Standards, Scotland, Motherwell

Technical Architect - Motherwell

Our Public Sector client based in Motherwell require a Technical Architect to define the Technical Architect role and associated roles within their new digital delivery service. The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team to ensure new systems and services are robust, scalable, open & secure and will also
support teams in establishing key processes, documentation, tools & techniques.

Key Skills/ Experience

  • Proven track record (minimum 5 years) of working in digital transformation of public and/or private sector organisation
  • Experience leading technical teams and delivering user-focussed services
  • Strong software development and application architecture experience, with good knowledge of open source technologies, testing and at least one programming language
  • Experience of scaling online services
  • Awareness of emerging security issues
  • Ability to read and understand solution design documentation
  • Understanding of agile environments., continual delivery techniques and dev-ops cultures
  • Understanding of how to influence senior management and communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Eagerness to influence how digital services are delivered within the organisation and across government
  • Experience of designing and implementing secure systems
  • Experience of mentoring technical staff and managing stakeholders
  • Understanding of government best practices, standards and policies
  • Experience of cloud technologies, enterprise integration tools and extract, transformation and load (ETL) tools
  • Awareness of how to budget in an on-demand environment and an understanding of legal implications
  • View technology as an enabler of great digital services
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