Technical Architect at Answer Digital Limited, Leeds, £Contract Rate (Outside IR35)

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  • Leeds, UK
  • May 11, 2022
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Contract Technical Architect / Solution Architects required for health project - outside IR35

Answer Digital is a highly successful digital transformation consultancy headquartered in Leeds. Answer is a company on a fast growth trajectory with a growing reputation of delivering large-scale, operational critical solutions. Significantly, we are Employee Owned with a strong values-led culture and are looking for an experienced and passionate Solution Architect - who work with our customers to understand strategy and requirements across their enterprise. The role requires you to understand, plan, design and support the deployment of large and complex products, platforms and solutions.

The role is focused on the design and management of software solutions and systems - .net and Azure, however, knowledge of underlying operating systems, componentry (e.g. cloud services, LAN/WAN, end user devices) and infrastructure are helpful to the role. Health/NHS background essential.

Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding and steering the digital strategy of our customers (working with CTOs, CIOs, other architects).
  • Defining technical solutions, documenting and translating business requirements into solution designs, options appraisals, or in support of business cases.
  • Liaising (through governance processes such as a Design Authority) with technical and project teams on new and existing changes.
  • Providing architecture/technical leadership and support for projects and programmes, ensure new application deployments align with the overall strategy.
  • Ensuring quality and providing technical oversight or assurance of new and existing solutions, systems, and options.
  • Managing risks and issues as they arise and escalating as required.
  • Motivating and mentoring colleagues and teams to meet objectives.

To be successful in this role you will has the following experience / skills:

  • Defining technical solutions including integration to new and legacy systems.
  • Technology background in .NET; Azure.
  • Ability to undertake structured analysis of technical issues, translating this analysis into technical designs that describe a solution.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate in a non-technical language.
  • Experience working in a structured project management and delivery focused environment.
  • Hands-on experience in delivering a solution from inception through to implementation.
  • Strong background in client-facing roles with excellent stakeholder management.
  • NHS/Health background essential

Desirable skills include:

  • Client facing experience gained from a technical consultancy or software vendor.
  • Ability to represent organisations at local, regional and national architecture forums.

Must be eligible to work in the UK. Answer Digital are unable to provide sponsorship at this time