Lead Technical Architect

Posted on Feb 8, 2024 by Allen Lane Ltd.
London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£69k - £73.5k Annual
Full-Time

To be considered for this role, you must be eligible to work in the UK. SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced architect to join a local authority based in London as the Lead Technical Architect.

The key purpose of the role is to be responsible for the design, development, configuration and customisation of IT systems and applications across specified areas of the council.

You will be responsible for and manage a range of systems and applications including analysis, design, development, release management, testing and transition and post go-live support including strategic elements. You will advise upon and supervise a sub-set of systems and applications including analysis, design, development, release management, testing and transition and post go-live support either horizontally across services or vertically along a line of business.

Key accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for expert analysis, design, development, configuration and customisation of the council's applications and ICT systems in line with best practice standards (ITIL).
  2. Develop solutions to meet the needs of the service areas, ensuring adequate testing before changes move into support.
  3. To be the organisation's authority in all technical design matters, setting the direction for other members of the Design Team, and the wider ICT community, to follow.
  4. Act as Technical Lead on a wide range of diverse ICT projects, managing those projects' technical delivery and implementation teams.
  5. Provide technical leadership and design authority during Severity 1 ICT incidents, to include the management of both internal and external technical problem resolution teams.
  6. Identify and undertake benefits analysis of opportunities for improvements to business systems
  7. Provide project technical leadership, technical testing, and analysis expertise in relation to systems related projects, including risk analysis, deployment, financial control, resource planning and delivery.
  8. Assist with the development and support of a sub-set of systems and applications including development, release management, testing and transition and post go-live support either horizontally across services or vertically along a line of business at the workstream level.
  9. Liaising with strategic partners for roadmap development and work with Technical Architects to align to Council strategy
  10. Line management and team management for a small number of expert technical design personnel, formed of a mixture of LBE permanent employees and contractors (predominantly Technical Architects aligned to the account).

Essential knowledge, skills and abilities

  1. Expert knowledge of industry-recognised best practices in the design, development, support, and delivery of business systems.
  2. Ability to manage own work and dynamically reprioritise work according to a constantly changing environment
  3. Expert knowledge of systems design, delivery and support processes and procedures
  4. Expertise and practical experience in various application and data integration technologies
  5. An in depth understanding of relational database technologies
  6. Experience of database and system administration and an understanding of data warehousing
  7. Expert knowledge of formal change management processes
  8. Expert knowledge of release management processes
  9. Expert knowledge of impact analysis across the diverse operational, support and front-line service areas, the Council as a whole, and the wider external customer base.
  10. Ability to interpret legislative and operational requirements into technical systems specification
  11. Ability to report and present information effectively at a high level.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATION(S) AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Appropriate professional qualifications/degree.
  2. Extensive experience in design and development of ICT systems with a track record of delivery of process improvements and meeting performance targets.
  3. Will have expert experience in a variety of roles in systems design/development, database/systems administration, support, and training and have experience actively managing strategic partners and suppliers.
  4. Experience in managing supplier relationships
  5. Experience of managing cost budgets
  6. Evidence of experience in managing improvement and development of ICT systems through consistent process and applying industry best practice

Reference: 2713103647

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Lead Technical Architect

Posted on Feb 8, 2024 by Allen Lane Ltd.

London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£69k - £73.5k Annual
Full-Time

To be considered for this role, you must be eligible to work in the UK. SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced architect to join a local authority based in London as the Lead Technical Architect.

The key purpose of the role is to be responsible for the design, development, configuration and customisation of IT systems and applications across specified areas of the council.

You will be responsible for and manage a range of systems and applications including analysis, design, development, release management, testing and transition and post go-live support including strategic elements. You will advise upon and supervise a sub-set of systems and applications including analysis, design, development, release management, testing and transition and post go-live support either horizontally across services or vertically along a line of business.

Key accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for expert analysis, design, development, configuration and customisation of the council's applications and ICT systems in line with best practice standards (ITIL).
  2. Develop solutions to meet the needs of the service areas, ensuring adequate testing before changes move into support.
  3. To be the organisation's authority in all technical design matters, setting the direction for other members of the Design Team, and the wider ICT community, to follow.
  4. Act as Technical Lead on a wide range of diverse ICT projects, managing those projects' technical delivery and implementation teams.
  5. Provide technical leadership and design authority during Severity 1 ICT incidents, to include the management of both internal and external technical problem resolution teams.
  6. Identify and undertake benefits analysis of opportunities for improvements to business systems
  7. Provide project technical leadership, technical testing, and analysis expertise in relation to systems related projects, including risk analysis, deployment, financial control, resource planning and delivery.
  8. Assist with the development and support of a sub-set of systems and applications including development, release management, testing and transition and post go-live support either horizontally across services or vertically along a line of business at the workstream level.
  9. Liaising with strategic partners for roadmap development and work with Technical Architects to align to Council strategy
  10. Line management and team management for a small number of expert technical design personnel, formed of a mixture of LBE permanent employees and contractors (predominantly Technical Architects aligned to the account).

Essential knowledge, skills and abilities

  1. Expert knowledge of industry-recognised best practices in the design, development, support, and delivery of business systems.
  2. Ability to manage own work and dynamically reprioritise work according to a constantly changing environment
  3. Expert knowledge of systems design, delivery and support processes and procedures
  4. Expertise and practical experience in various application and data integration technologies
  5. An in depth understanding of relational database technologies
  6. Experience of database and system administration and an understanding of data warehousing
  7. Expert knowledge of formal change management processes
  8. Expert knowledge of release management processes
  9. Expert knowledge of impact analysis across the diverse operational, support and front-line service areas, the Council as a whole, and the wider external customer base.
  10. Ability to interpret legislative and operational requirements into technical systems specification
  11. Ability to report and present information effectively at a high level.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATION(S) AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Appropriate professional qualifications/degree.
  2. Extensive experience in design and development of ICT systems with a track record of delivery of process improvements and meeting performance targets.
  3. Will have expert experience in a variety of roles in systems design/development, database/systems administration, support, and training and have experience actively managing strategic partners and suppliers.
  4. Experience in managing supplier relationships
  5. Experience of managing cost budgets
  6. Evidence of experience in managing improvement and development of ICT systems through consistent process and applying industry best practice

Reference: 2713103647

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