Our central government client are currently looking for a Lead Solution Architect to join their team on a new contract.
Contract Length: 50 working days
Location: Corsham – Remote
Pay Rate to Candidate: £745 UMB / £554 PAYE
Essential Functional Competencies:
SFIA IT Governance (GOVN) L7 SFIA Information Systems Co-ordination (ISCO) L6
SFIA Enterprise and Business Architecture Development (STPL) L6 SFIA Solution Architecture (ARCH) L6
SFIA System Design (DESN) L5 Bizz Design & ArchiMate modelling
Bizz Design & ArchiMate modelling
Desirable Functional Competences:
SFIA Information Management (IRMG) L6
Essential Professional / External Qualifications:
TOGAF, ITIL v3 (Foundation) - to hold or be attained within 12 months Membership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET) or
Membership of the British Computer Society (MBCS) or 10-15 years relevant experience.
Desirable Professional / External Qualifications:
APMP, MSP, GKIM 1-3, COBIT v5,
PRINCE2 (Practitioner) Agile Scrum Master & Product Owner
Home Office or National Policing System would be beneficial otherwise MOD/Defence
DUTIES FOR CONTEXT
Lead the design and development of appropriate elements of technology options, tools, services and technical models, with the relevant technical domain and Service Executive scope. Influence the development of and ensure adherence to coherent Defence Enterprise Architectures to drive convergence, coherence and re-use of ICT components.
Provide professional leadership for solutions architecture within the Service Executive, promoting technical excellence, innovation and driving continuous improvement of practice, solutions and design products. Provide technical thought leadership and horizon scanning within the Service Executive’s scope and field of influence.
Direct the capture and development of capability and business requirements, transforming them into systems or service designs, constraints and supporting contextual documents, specifically for technologies selected and technology configurations.
Advise Programme and Project Managers to ensure that service supplier’s plans and products are aligned with technology strategy, coherent with the relevant technical architectures and compliant with policies and standards.
Innovation and Continuous Service Improvement (CSI):
Lead CSI opportunities through the investigation and introduction of innovative technical capabilities. Support CSI improvements to technologies on behalf of the CSI Lead or Business Process Owner.
Engage with key suppliers to mature the working relationships with service suppliers to optimise market intelligence to influence product roadmaps.
Subject Matter Expertise:
Provide Subject Matter Expertise for core technologies, including contribution to the Defence Manual of Information Communications Technology.
Security Clearance: SC