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Software Consultant, Technical Product Owner, SQL, TOGAF, API

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

City and County of the City of London, United Kingdom
Wholesale Trade
Immediate Start
£60k - £70k Annual
Full-Time
My client a leading Software Solutions provider are seeking to recruit a Technical Product Owner/ Software Consultant to help define the product strategy, support sales engagement and help to shape the delivery of Software Solutions.

The role of Technical Product Consultant, reporting to the Head of Solutions, is a specialist focussed on the non-functional aspects of Enterprise Systems product and wider proposition, including technical platform and integration.

Key Responsibilities

1.Shape our Technical Roadmap

You will work closely with the Product Manager to align the product roadmap with the anticipated future needs of our customers, including:

*Staying abreast of industry standards and third-party roadmaps

*Drafting high-level requirements and defining business cases for our product to maintain technical compliance as operating systems and other third-party components evolve

*Drafting high-level requirements and defining business cases for our product to achieve security standards in line with public sector conventions

*Drafting high-level requirements and defining business cases to align our product with solution architecture and integration best practice (e.g. TOGAF, OpenAPI)

*Identifying opportunities and defining business cases for our product to take advantage of new technology

*Drafting collateral to support sales and delivery

2.Support Business Development

You will work alongside our Business Development colleagues in sales engagement with new prospects and existing customers, understanding their non-functional requirements and conveying a clear technical vision, proportionate to their needs, for how to deliver on them. This typically involves:

*Reading and drafting responses to requests for information and tender questions

*Contributing to sales presentations and demonstrations

*Workshops to explore requirements and potential technical solutions

*Providing input on estimates

This aspect of the role requires very occasional travel.

3.Support Delivery

You will work alongside our Delivery colleagues to shape and consult on solution development and delivery of a project. Whether the customer is external or internal (product R&D), this typically involves:

*Active participation in project mobilisation

*Engaging with customers in workshops and other meetings to elaborate their high-level requirements during a discovery phase

*Defining, documenting and achieving buy-in for a high-level solution architecture

*Supporting colleagues as they implement solutions coherent with the architecture Note that the role is focused on shaping the delivery rather than the day-to-day implementation. This aspect of the role requires occasional travel.

4.Support Customer Care

You may occasionally be asked by our Customer Care team to provide input on BAU support of existing customers, for example, to advise on problem resolution or our position with respect to technical roadmap.

Key Attributes & Skills

1.Your ability to communicate externally and internally at all levels, confidently and with authority is the most critical factor to your success in this role.

2.Familiarity with the following, not necessarily in-depth expertise, is highly beneficial:

*Database technologies (particularly MultiValue and MSSQL)

*Enterprise architectures (particularly TOGAF standards)

*Systems integration standards (particularly OpenAPI RESTful services, SOAP and XML/CSV file exchange)

*GOV .UK Service Stan dar d1

*UK Government security standards

*Testing tools and frameworks (particularly Selenium, Swagger and jMeter)

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas

Reference: 210418057

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