Senior Technical Architect (Closed)

Contract
London
Posted 3 years ago

We are recruiting a Senior Technical Architect to identifying technical options and informing architectural approaches.

Closing date: 22nd March 2017 Max day rate: 600 per day
Duration: 24 months Security clearance: BPSS
Job reference number: CJ170302STA-C Location: London
  • Essential skills:
  • Comprehensive and recent experience designing and implementing complex software systems, ie is an active software developer currently engaged in architecting and building high-volume digital services
  • Proven capability in managing technology implementation projects and in presenting to/working with stakeholders at every level of seniority
  • Comprehensive and recent experience designing and implementing complex software systems, i.e. is an active software developer currently engaged in architecting and building high-volume digital services
  • Proven capability in managing technology implementation projects and in presenting to / working with stakeholders at every level of seniority
  • Demonstrable track record of successfully taking an evolutionary architecture approach to software architecture
  • Knowledge of Agile product management, in particular determination of vision, objectives, goals and success criteria
  • Experience in building and running change, release and incident models to support digital and legacy services.
  • Experience of leading multi-discipline, multi-vendor teams as part of agile and waterfall delivery.
Nice to have skills:
  • Experience of developing product roadmaps, backlogs and measurable success criteria, and of writing user stories, i.e. can establish a path to delivery for breaking down stories
  • Experience organising and performing prototyping and proof of concepts
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (TDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc)
  • Building and scaling high-traffic websites and/or high volume transaction processing and analysis platforms
  • Experience of developing product roadmaps, backlogs and measurable success criteria, and of writing user stories, ie can establish a path to delivery for breaking down stories
  • Experience of leading transformation initiatives to help existing areas of the organisation adopt new software development techniques and agile working practices.
Cultural fit:
  • Experience of challenging the status quo
  • Being able to respect different opinions and give constructive feedback to others
  • Experience of dealing effectively with conflict – we surface tensions and conflict early, and address them promptly
  • Experience of working in empowered teams that deliver the best products
  • Ability to inspect own work and adapt to allow continuous improvement
  • Experience of delivering working products into the hands of users early and often
  • Experience of regular iteration and improvement of products
  • Experience of measuring your progress by the value that you deliver
  • Being able to keep your focus on quality
  • Experience of keeping it simple; whether that’s features in the product or the way you are delivering

 

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