Digital Technical Architect

Job Title: Digital Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £700 - £800 per day + OUTSIDE IR35
Start Date: April 2022
Reference: BBBH29684_1646128665
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2022 09:57

Job Description

Digital Technical Architect
12 Months (possible extension)
Remote working - UK based
Outside IR35
Support the operationalisation of the digital strategy, advising on platform selection, digital procurement specifications, product designs, API strategy, data structures and relationships, GDPIAs, Cyber resilience, infrastructure design onsite/ cloud solutions. Advise on SaaS and open-source solutions as required to support our digital strategy and digital transformation projects.
You will work with non-technical teams &external delivery partners to agree technical architectures that maximise potential of our systems whilst minimising ongoing support costs and functional duplication. Provide written guidance to support decision making &make sure we continue comply with DPA legislation, Cyber Security Plus standard &ISO27001 accreditation

  • Supporting digital system requirements & architecture to meet needs of Digital strategy.
  • Working with colleagues to lead & advise on digital procurement from developing digital procurement specifications to platform selection, implementation & product design.
  • Developing &implementing digital API strategy, data structures &relationships.
  • Ensuring technical architecture supports &complies with Data Protection, Cyber security&ISO27001.
  • Designing &working with colleagues to realign our infrastructure design onsite/cloud solutions to meet the needs of our business &digital strategy.
  • Ensuring effective &timely technical support for strategic decisions on standards, systems functionality & integrations in support of a range of key systems design &development projects in data, web, desktop, voice &CRM development &integration (Advising on SaaS & open-source solutions as required to support digital strategy &digital transformation projects)

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Adaptable to a range of business change, management and technical priorities and strategic project support requirements
  • Prior evidence of user centred design and holistic approaches being developed
  • Experience and knowledge of systems development, installation and integration: innovate, build on solution designs
  • Good level of market knowledge of relevant Open Source, API and proprietary technologies
  • Experience of aligning business programme delivery planning with the requirements and constraints of our technical strategy
  • Able to identify strategies that to manage the risks of delivering
  • Understands technical governance able to assist in the design, leadership and embedding of assurance in our digital projects to ensure achievement of our desired service outcomes.
  • Good working knowledge of Welsh public sector digital policy environment and key actors for collaboration
  • Able to translate non-technical user requirements into technical solutions
  • Demonstrable experience translating big picture strategic thinking into delivery
  • Systems integration into CRM systems
  • Able to challenge deep seated ideas tactfully and win hearts and minds for positive change

Desirable Skills

  • Able to effectively communicate to non-technical audiences
  • Experience of establishing agreement with senior stakeholders providing direction and challenge
  • Empathy to understand what service pressures stakeholders are dealing with
  • Good mentoring skills to support knowledge transfer and understanding
  • Professional-level fluency in Welsh language
  • Demonstrable experience of working in highly regulated sectors