Senior Technical Architect job in London at PROARCH IT SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Senior Technical Architect


Location: Richmond UK

Date Posted:May 07, 2018

 About the Role·         Our aim is simple - to enrich people's lives with programs and services that inform, educate and entertain by being the most creative organisation in the world. But we don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. ·         ProArch works as strategic partner providing a team extension approach to your Enterprise Application, Mobile App, Security, and Microsoft Consulting needs. We have a strong and diverse team of Architects, Project Managers, Business Analysts and Engineers; each with a keen knowledge of the Cloud and its potential. ·         Working here means you’ll be part of something genuinely special. We’re different from others and guided by a unique set of principles and values. People know us and are passionate about what we do. You’ll also be involved in things that are enjoyed by many. About usWe are an end-to-end digital solutions provider with over a decade of experience spanning enterprise and product development. Our background in Utilities and Healthcare has allowed us to accumulate domain knowledge and technical competency while developing solutions that make a difference. Most of our clients are undergoing a fundamental shift from linear to digital, driven by trends in content consumption, the influence of social media, and new technologies affecting the capture, production and distribution of content.  In parallel the we continue to strive for improved efficiency and value for money whilst maintaining distinctive, high-quality output, and to become simpler, more agile and responsive.  Size & Scope of the role·         We are looking for a Senior Technical Architect to design and help deliver the next generation of our client products and solution. As a Senior Technical Architect, you will be responsible for the high-level architecture, detailed design and advising on the implementation and delivery of software and hardware components to the wider system. ·         As a technical architect you will be designing and building web systems that make a genuine difference to people's lives. You'll define how we build and operate our web systems, keeping up to date with the latest technologies and trends, whilst delivering working software early and often. ·         The role requires proven experience in planning, specifying, developing and deploying high performance, robust and resilient workflow systems. You must be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of the skills and the technology expertise in the given field. ·         As a part of this role it is your core responsibility, together with your team, to support the technical evaluation process and to deliver remarkable results on a continuous basis. Your job is to take away all possible technical concerns that may exist with the prospect and help and support client throughout the SDLC.  At Pre-Sales, in your role as a technical Architect, you must be a highly organized, thorough and motivated professional that understands the importance of being a strong team player and leader when it comes to forging a solution and liaising with customers. The role will include being a key field partner for engineering teams, working closely with customers, as well as assisting initial sales and delivery to customers who require advanced architecture designs and services. ·         You will also jointly own, with the DevOps teams, the operational stability of the components and be in a position to affect change to improve the on-going robustness, resiliency and stability of the system. ·         We will operate a continuous delivery DevOps model with emphasis on deployment automation, TDD, BDD, monitoring and on-going ownership of components in production. ·         Earning the right as a trusted advisor requires a unique blend of being polished with customers, being technically savvy, incorporating out of the box thinking, and having the ability to drive and engage multiple stakeholders to translate and communicate business requirements into a solution vision that meets the customer's business needs right from the prospect stage till the successful delivery & implementation of the solution.  Whether you talk to the board of directors, the marketing team or the IT department; you turn every red light green. You like, no… You love to travel.  ·         You will work directly with customers, field sales, delivery and product development teams to help ensure the successful incubation, adoption and enablement of our customers.   Purpose of the roleTo ensure that our client systems follow excellent architectural and engineering principles and are fit for purpose.  KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Key Accountabilities·         To define strategy & works on large or multiple pieces of work that are complex or risky.·         To be responsible for the design and build of technical architecture & translate the structural undertaking into technical designs that describe a solution·         To collaborate & communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders·         To work with multiple projects or teams on problems that require broad architectural thinking & mentor the team·         To be responsible for leading the technical design of systems and services and can justify and communicate their design decisions.·         To assure other services and system quality, making sure the technical work fits into the broader strategy for the project. ·         To provide mentoring within teams and provide leadership to other members.·         To help the project team understand how to deliver the goals of the organisation REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES: Skills & Experiences Desirable Experience and Qualifications:?        6 -8 years of overall IT experience with 3+ years of Service based development?        Degree in engineering / Information Technology or equivalent industry experience Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:?        Ability to assist in designing & delivering user-centered & RESTful products & solutions on cloud-based architectures?        Ability to ensure excellent system architecture across the solutions?        Ability to ensure consistent use of shared platform components and technologies ?        Ability to document and communicate the architecture within & outside the team?        Ability to assist in defining the team's technical strategy and advising on product roadmaps and migration plans to achieve strategic goals?        Ability to provide consultancy to client teams for their systems integration ?        Ability to align architectural solutions with other product ?        Ability to Work in HTTP delivery formats and methods?        Ability to Design & Implement public facing REST APIs?        Ability to assist in REST, XQuery, XPATH, XSLT, JMS Apache HTTP server, Tomcat, Linux, HTTP, MySQL based solutions?        Design and architect large scale database and NoSQL design with optimization?        To assist with TDD, CI, continuous delivery, and DevOps process working with Unix?        To work with Python, JavaScript, GitHub, JAVA, MSMQ, NodeJS, Elastic?        Experience in defining micro services?        Good technical knowledge of Cloud technologies?        Experience in defining and developing high-volume, horizontally scalable web architectures?        Experience in defining and developing message driven workflow using MSMQ?        Ability to think strategically and evaluate options in the short, medium and long term?        Translate business and feature requirements into technical specifications?        Experience of communicating complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders?        Experience building effective relationships with a wide range of technical peers?        Experience working with structured data formats such as XML?        Experience evaluating technologies for their appropriateness to proposed solutions, including assessing their strategic and/or tactical benefit to the product or wider department?        Thorough understanding of how the web works including low-level HTTP(s) and TCP?        Ability of supplier management, particularly in outsource providers to execute software architectures or application designs?        Should have experience of development, configuration and administration experience in an enterprise environment?        Must have Experience leading technical teams and delivering user-focused services in an agile environment?        Ability of a systematic approach to solving problems?        ability to build consensus between diverse and often conflicting interests, to achieve agreement on technical plans?        ability of mentoring and supporting your colleagues, whether one-to-one or in groups?        Experience of understanding of the projects of various sizes, how they interact with their surroundings (including other projects and teams), and how they evolve over time?        Share knowledge of tools and techniques with the wider team and community, both developers and non-developers?        Transform the establishment into a more agile organisation by helping to embed modern development practices?        Help build and maintain a diverse, inclusive culture across the development community, growing awareness, inclusivity, and balance Person Specification:?        Ability to work in large teams ?        Should be proactive and client centric ?        Ability to prioritise and remain mindful of future engagements?        Capable of working under pressure and attention to details?        Should be open, positive and engaging in communication?        Should be flexible and responsible of company time and resources.?        Analyticalthinking-abletosimplifycomplexproblems,processesorprojectsintocomponent partsexploreandevaluatethemsystematically?        Strategicthinking–abletoidentifyavisionalongwiththeplans,whichneedtobeimplemented tomeettheendgoal,evaluatingsituations,decisionsandissuesintheshort,mediumandlong term.?        Influencing and persuading - able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others.Adaptstothesituationandcandrawfromarangeofstrategiestopersuadepeopleina waythatresultsinagreementorbehaviorchange?        Communication-abletogetone’smessageunderstoodclearlybyadoptingarangeofstyles,tools andtechniquesappropriatetotheaudienceandthenatureoftheinformation?        Managingrelationshipsandteamworking-abletobuildandmaintaineffectiveworking relationshipswitharangeofpeople. Application Closing Date: 06 June 2018 View full job description
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