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Enterprise Architect - York

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 9th June
Location: York
Salary/Rate: £500 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP (3 months +)

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Our Client is urgently looking for an Enterprise Architect,

3 months contract initially, inside ir35.
Location: York

*Producing a process map of all the processes and their high-level interfaces, to ensure integration, consistency, and continuity across all processes
*Designing secure and resilient technology architectures that meet all the current and anticipated future IT requirements of the organization
*Ensuring that the design of all processes, roles, responsibilities, and documentation is regularly reviewed and audited for efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance
*Designing measurement methods and metrics to support the continual improvement of service provision and all supporting processes
*Producing and keep up to date all IT design, architectural, policy and specification documentation
*Producing and maintaining all aspects of IT specification, including the overall designs, architectures, topologies and configurations of the infrastructure, environment, applications and data, and the design documentation of all IT systems
*Recommending proactive, innovative IT solutions for the improvement of IT design and operation whenever and wherever possible
*Translating logical designs into physical designs, taking account of business requirements, target environments, processes, performance requirements, existing systems and services, and any potential safety-related aspects
*Creating and maintaining IT design policies, philosophies, and criteria, covering all areas including connectivity, capacity, interfaces, security, resilience, recovery, access and remote access, and ensuring that all new services meet their service levels and targets
*Working with capacity management and reviewing IT traffic volumes and requirements, identifying trends in traffic flows and levels of service
*Proposing design enhancements to IT infrastructure, capacity changes, continuity, backup and recovery arrangements, as required, and being aware of operational requirements, especially in terms of service levels, availability, response times, security and repair times
*Reviewing IT costs against external service providers, new developments, and new services, initiating proposals to change IT design where appropriate cost reductions and benefits can be achieved, in consultation with financial management for IT services
*Providing advice and guidance to management on the design and planning phases of IT systems, to ensure that requirements (particularly capacity, recovery, performance, and security needs) are reflected in the overall specifications
*Providing advice and guidance to all areas of IT and business management, analysts, planners, designers and developers on all aspects of IT design and technology
*Interfacing with designers and planners from external suppliers and service providers, ensuring all external IT services are designed to meet their agreed service levels and targets
*Playing a major role in the selection of any new IT infrastructure or technology solutions
*Assuming technical responsibility for IT standards, policy and design for all significant projects or major application areas, assisting with the impact assessment and evaluation of major new IT design options
*Taking full responsibility for the design aspects of all stages of the lifecycle of IT systems, including investigation, analysis, specification, design, development, construction, testing, maintenance, upgrade, transition, operation, and improvement
*Constructing, interpreting, and monitoring test plans to verify correct operation of completed systems against their design objectives
*Where required, assessing changes for their conformance to the design principles, including attendance at CAB meetings if appropriate

*Provide technical management and guidance of internal Infrastructure and security colleagues
*Define clear goals for all aspects of a project and manage their proper execution


*Project management and leadership skills are essential
*Current working knowledge and understanding of best practices regarding infosec is essential
*Experience in design architecture
*Positive outlook in meeting challenges and working to a high level
*Advanced understanding of business analysis techniques and processes
*Extensive knowledge and experience working with operating systems and cloud technologies
*Support of major escalations and incidents into the Infrastructure service team

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.