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Technology Application Architect

What are we looking for in our Application Architect ?

Application Architect - £640 per day inside IR35 - Aldershot (hybrid) - SC Needed (sole British national)

Responsibilities

  • Design technical services or plan system integration, selecting necessary platforms and technologies to meet project requirements and user needs
  • Provide technical leadership and consultancy to both internal and external development teams, ensuring solutions are fit for purpose, whilst meeting time and budget restraints
  • Build and maintain technical roadmaps, looking ahead for future opportunities or blockers and ensuring decisions by development teams align with the strategy
  • Involvement in the wider development community, identifying good practices to adopt and sharing your experiences, e.g. through blog posts, tech talks at conferences
  • Enable a positive technical culture, applying agile methods to development and completing quality assurance practices
  • Plan the migration, and assisting in the execution of the migration
  • Conduct detailed analysis of business processes, functional requirements, and scenarios to produce high quality Solution Designs that meet the business requirements
  • Own the Design and document the future state configurations (HLD, LLD), obtain buy in from customers and stakeholders
  • Work with vendors and 3rd party providers to ensure that the architecture is delivered to DXC’s requirements and as part of a holistic solution
  • Identify architectural patterns, and apply industry standard best practice to deliver high quality, robust and flexible designs
  • Design solutions to meet non-functional requirements, ensuring that performance, scalability, resilience, and service availability are designed in from the outset.
  • Ensure that solution design meets the operation requirements for monitoring, management, and on-going maintenance in an agile, continuous delivery environment

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Demonstrable experience leading technical teams and delivering user-focused services
  • Strong software development and application architecture experience, with good knowledge of open source technologies, cloud and web, testing
  • Experience of Application Migration and Transformation
  • Experience in defining high quality Solution Architecture designs, and gaining approval for such designs in a complex stakeholder environment
  • Experience working in agile teams, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Dev-Ops.
  • Stakeholder management including senior stakeholders, 3rd party partners and standards organizations
  • Defining transition plans and roadmaps for complex and large-scale transformation programs
  • Experience leading technical teams and delivering user-focused services
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies
  • Experience scaling online services
  • Understand how to prioritise work in a fast, customer-centric environment
  • Understand how to influence senior management and communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience initiating projects, participating in workshops to gather user needs and building prototypes
  • Experience of working with external standards organisations
  • A view of technology as an enabler of great digital services
  • Eagerness to influence how digital services are delivered
  • Awareness of how to budget in an on-demand environment and an understanding of legal implications
  • Experience of cloud technologies, enterprise integration tools and extract, transformation and load (ETL) tools
  • Experience designing and implementing secure systems
  • Experience mentoring technical staff and managing stakeholders
  • Experience working in a dynamic organisation with rapidly expanding users and changing requirements
  • Interest in forming best practices, standards and policies
  • Willingness to travel to client locations

 

Lead Recruiter

Shradha Porwal

Lead Recruiter-UK Recruitment

Location

Aldershot, Hampshire - UK

Practice Area

Technology

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