Solution/Technical Architect at, London, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Jan 07, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

About us is a managed IT services provider focusing on infrastructure, operational and project requirements across the corporate enterprise market. Our global office presence extends from Aberdeen and London in the UK to Houston, Calgary and Dubai. We have a workforce of +500 staff and contractors worldwide and continually have opportunities in challenging and rewarding roles. At prosource, we pride ourselves on being agile, accepting and embracing change and always doing the right thing for our Customers. Our team is built with dynamic, talented and dedicated individuals, who are committed to service excellence, are full of enthusiasm for their specialism and have a desire to keep their skillset current. Teamwork and a "can do/what will it take " attitude is key to working at prosource.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Solution / Technical Architect to work with us in London or Aberdeen on a contract basis. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this role will initially be home-based, ideally in the London or Aberdeen area, however we are open to candidates located across the United Kingdom.

What to Bring

  • A confirmed background in architecture with real-world experience of architecting, designing, and delivering large IT projects. You love envisaging the art of the possible and making that a reality
  • Deep-seated functional knowledge of key technology sets. You are comfortable rolling up your sleeves, getting involved, and diving into delivery challenges
  • Experience in building and leading a tight-knit delivery team. You accomplish exceptional project outcomes in a respectful and supportive culture
  • A proven grasp of architecture development and design thinking in an agile environment. You adapt delivery techniques to drive outstanding project delivery
  • Experience developing others to build architecture capability across an organization
  • Exposure to adjacent technology domains such as other platforms, networks, and cyber security
  • You have good interpersonal skills including the ability to relate complex topics in simple and accessible language
  • Diverse experience with range of technologies in Azure, AWS, SAP, Microsoft technologies, Unix, Linux, Process Control and Integration Networks as well as wide range of apps both general purpose and specific to the Energy Industry
  • End to end Infrastructure and Networks
  • Data aggregation
  • Application, Data and Network security
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas industry, specifically working on IT projects supporting Rigs and Platforms
  • Requirements Definition and Management
  • Solution Architecture
  • Required Qualifications
  • Defined and managed reference architectures
  • Experience in managing people
  • Higher levels of relevant accreditation or certifications

What You will Do

  • Team: You lead a delivery team directly or by influence. You will play an integral role in building the team's skillset while demonstrating your leadership values through delegation, motivation, and trust. You will not just lead, but do. Our culture is exploring, thinking, and doing, and you will live this every single day. Developing the capability of your teams to deliver the most agile and commercially cost-effective solutions is one of your top priorities.
  • Relationships: You will build strong relationships across the business and IT. You will understand the long-term needs of the solution you are developing and enable delivery by building a rapport with team members both inside and outside of organization.
  • Architecture: You rigorously develop solution architectures, seeking practical solutions that optimize and re-use capabilities. You will care passionately about the integrity of the IT capabilities you develop. You will be responsible for designing and building solutions that best meet the business needs and are aligned with the IT strategy and roadmaps.
  • Technology: You are an excellent technologist; you have a passion for understanding and learning. You will bring good hands-on skills in key technologies, and an ability to rapidly assess new technologies with a commercial mindset.

We are committed to recognising and rewarding hard work and offer a competitive benefits package which includes but is not limited to private medical and dental insurance, group life assurance and training and development for all our staff. Bring your career aspirations to us and we will provide you with the opportunities to shine and develop your career.

If you are enthusiastic, willing to always learn and looking for a challenging but rewarding position where you work for a forward thinking organisation who offer excellent opportunities, please send you CV to our Recruitment Team.

We can only consider candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK at the time of application.

Reference ID: 1091

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19