IT Solutions Architect
||Up to 50,000
6 month FTC
Anchor are England's largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for the over-55s. We provide services to more than 34,000 older people and employ around 9,000 staff across 1000 locations
We’re looking currently looking for a IT Solutions Architect to join our Bradford office. If you're interested in working for an award winning organisation then read on and apply.
You will be driving ongoing analysis of "in life” services to identify deficiencies, recommend solutions for improvement and lead the remediation to manage risk and drive operational excellence of services. You will have responsibility for enterprise and solution architecture and delivery across a broad portfolio of initiatives and programmes, defining current, transition and future states and ensuring adherence to strategic Enterprise Architecture and best practice. You will produce high level and detailed design artefacts and architecture documentation alongside ensuring that technology solutions are designed to meet desired business outcomes, short and long term quality and performance expectations and are right first time.
You will ideally be accredited in one of the enterprise architecture frameworks but, as a minimum, must have comprehensive knowledge of enterprise architecture frameworks, methodologies, roadmaps and strategies. You will have comprehensive understanding of the IT infrastructure lifecycle and skills in a broad range of current and emerging technologies and services (eg. data centre design; server hosting and virtualisation; storage; network design and security; cloud computing). You will be educated to degree level and accredited in one of the enterprise architecture frameworks i.e. TOGAF, Zachman.
To help you to excel in the role, you will be provided with a comprehensive induction plan and ongoing development opportunities plus generous benefits including:
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• 9.75% pension scheme (6% employer, 3.75% employee), optional 25% discounted private health cover
• Life Assurance, discounted retail and child care vouchers
• The ability to buy and sell annual leave entitlement.
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Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not recognise speculative CVs, should you submit a speculative CV we will assume the candidate as our own.
Please note the application closing date may change if we receive a high volume of applications
Anchor and Hanover are currently in talks around merging. To find out more, visit our proposed merger pages https://www.anchor.org.uk/our-proposed-merger//.