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SC cleared Technical Architect (remote/occasional travel)

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 24th May
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £650 - £750
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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The Technical Architects will be leveraged across Transformation and BAU to support elaboration of Design.

Technical Architects required to join established Architecture Team working closely with customers, external subcontractors, project management and technical teams.

5+ years of Technical Architect experience, working with multiple technologies as part of an enterprise architecture - as part of a large scale, complex and business change programme.

Key Responsibilities:
*Assist in the provision of solution architecture
*Generate conceptual, logical and physical architecture documents for a project/program
*Contribute to estimation and risk assessments
*Contribute to short time-frame change impact assessments, feasibility studies & costed IT proposals and be comfortable with producing architecture models and designs
*Provide technical design assurance for new projects, operational change and enhancements
*Identifying and resolving impacts of changes to the technical architecture
*Be a point of reference and authority for Technical Architecture on a programme/project
*Assist in establishment of the Architecture practice, and the adoption of an architecture and standards methodology.
*Report to Solution Architects within the Architect practise
Essential Skills:
*5+ years of Solution/Technical Architect experience
*Exposure to business critical, high availability design and deployment
*Strong interpersonal and communication skills
*Ability to write clear documentation
*Ability to communicate technical concepts to all stakeholders
*SC clearance
Desirable Skills:
*Certification in TOGAF, ITIL, or IT4IT
*Skilled or familiar with Archimate or UML
*Experience of one or more of the following: Virtualization (VMware and OVM), Windows environment, Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion middleware components
*Experience of major transformation programmes with knowledge of migration to cloud services
*Experience of cloud technologies


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.