Technical Architect

Ref: ZR_6348_JOB  ·  Posted on 05 August 2021


  • Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Aerospace domains. Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients.
  • Our client offers ‘through-life’ support to the MoD and equipment manufacturers, and because they don’t manufacture anything theirselves, their clients can rely on them to offer independent and unbiased recommendations. The industry looks to them for advice on the latest issues and, with duty of care always high on the MoD’s agenda, which is driving this increasing demand.
  • They adopt holistic approach to their work and their people frequently work across different disciplines. When it comes to the environment, they strive to minimise risk, whether that’s from equipment failures, human error or external factors. In terms of supportability, they assess the reliability and sustainability of systems and optimise their support to maintain the capability in the long term.
Key responsibilities

As a Technical architect, you will be responsible for the design, description and managing the development of solutions to support our client’s business strategies.

  • Driving through customer strategies in often complex, mixed technology environments.
  • Balancing technological and business solutions to address client needs.
  • Defining features, requirements and development phases against which delivery must be made.
  • Developing solution specifications in line with business strategies and appropriate frameworks.
  • Provide Design support to the In-Service capability in terms of ongoing Change Requests, Security Reviews and Performance monitoring.
  • Develop a Data Migration Strategy.
Skills & experience

Architecture and Design:

  • Information/Data Architecture & Conceptual and Logical Design
  • Application (Systems/Solution) Architecture & Conceptual and Logical Design
  • Infrastructure Architecture & Conceptual and Logical Design
  • Security Architecture & Design
  • Integration Architecture & Design
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Network Architecture & Conceptual and Logical Design
  • Service Management Design

Service and Solution Design Assurance:

  • Information Assurance
  • Architecture Review
  • Requirements Capture
  • Business Analysis
  • Requirements Management/Repository
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Workshop Preparation
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Presentation and Report Writing Skills
  • Team Leadership

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Strategy, Planning & Governance
  • IT Governance
  • IT Strategy and Planning Architecture and Design
  • Design Authority & Approval
  • Security Design Assurance
Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme.
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid.
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client.
  • Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period.
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