Technical Architect

Job Title: Technical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Scotland
Salary: £600 - £700 per day + Outside IR35
Start Date: 06/09/2021
Reference: BBBH27705_1627658452
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2021 16:20

Job Description

Technical Architect
Initially 6 Months. Up to 23 Months.
Outside IR35
Remote for the foreseeable. When offices open, specialist may have to attend Glasgow office as required. A large proportion of the week will be remote.
What will you work on

  • Design new systems, services and technical architectures in collaboration with technical teams
  • Produce high-level systems documentation for technical teams to follow, for governance purposes and for accreditation purposes
  • Work with technical teams to understand the technical impact of change, the limitations of current systems and the gaps between implemented functionality and desired functionality
  • Innovation in creating low-cost, sustainable solutions that yield a low Total Cost of Ownership
  • Mentoring and guiding colleagues through Architecture and technical disciplines

Essential Skills

  • Experience with AWS (in last two years), ideally hands-on, but an ability to follow AWS architectures and technical conversations will be sufficient
  • Experience with one or more of (in last five years): Java, Spring, MySQL, MariaDB
  • Experience with Agile, ideally Scrum or KanBan
  • Fast learner - able to land in the role and be self-sufficient in seeking out stakeholders and understanding the technical landscape
  • Ability to work in complex, changing environments across multiple streams of work, working with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience of mentoring others

Desirable Skills

  • Be transparent and collaborative whilst working
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Take responsibility for their work
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Be comfortable standing up for their discipline
  • Be comfortable with working with clients with both high and low technical expertise