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Technical Architect - IT Systems
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Recruiter: Understanding Recruitment
Listed on: 22nd July
Location: Luton
Salary/Rate: £70,000 - £80,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH6698_1563771763
Contact Name: Nicola Parker

Technical Architect - IT Systems

A new opportunity has just become available for a Technical Architect with experience in either Airline, Retail, Leisure of FMCG to join this FTSE 100 market-leading business, offering the chance to hugely influence the success of the business in terms of aligning business critical IT systems, services and infrastructure.

As the Technical Architect you will own the architecture and roadmap for the IT systems used for running the day to day operations of the company, whilst also designing and shaping solutions, and be the lead Architect within this business unit.

The Technical Architect will work closely with Enterprise IT, whilst being responsible for engaging with senior stakeholders and suppliers; transferring business needs to the suppliers and ensuring the standards in solutions meet critical business needs.

Working as a Technical Architect (IT Systems), your role will include:

  • Shaping and managing the future technical direction of the solutions and processes in relation to the business-critical IT Systems
  • Building and subsequently maintaining capability and technology road maps
  • Engage and maintain relationships with the suppliers, ensuring the solution standards are met in line with business needs
  • Be the bridge between the business and the suppliers; act as an internal technical consultant

To be considered, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Architecture background focusing on IT Systems gained within either Airline, Retail, Leisure or FMCG
  • Proven experience of driving key Architecture decisions (solution delivery)
  • Strong vendor management skills and experience.
  • Experience of supporting or running vendor RFI and RFP processes.
  • Strong Agile/Scrum experience

This is a genuinely huge career move with a brilliant organisation where you can make a real difference as well as working alongside a hugely talented team, whilst driving major strategic decisions.

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire

Salary: £70K - £80K + bonus (up to 20%) + benefitsSkills: Architect, Airline, Systems, IT, Agile, Scrum, Retail, Leisure, FMCG

Apply for further details and immediate consideration.

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