Chief Architect.

  • technology
  • permanent
  • London

Chief Architect (TOGAF, Architect, Cloud, SAAS, Azure, AWS Capita, Enterprise Architecture) - Fully remote - up to £90k

My client provides mission critical command and control software to the emergency services. The main goal for this role is to work with the Product Team to develop enterprise business and technology roadmaps to strategize the optimal approach to delivering products and features on the roadmap. The core of what my client do is provide system products that literally save lives.

About the role

As the Chief Architect (TOGAF, architect, cloud, SAAS, Azure, AWS Capita, enterprise architecture), the successful candidate will be responsible for providing in-depth architectural plans and work with the Product Team to bring their products from vision to delivery. You will also be expected to provide architectural vision, direction, and advice to guide teams in development and maintenance of new and existing software components.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading and developing the business and technology architectural practices as "centres of excellence" operating in a matrix environment supporting the development of enterprise architecture artefacts.
  • Operating within Product Delivery teams.
  • Defining and maintaining the enterprise business capability.
  • Supporting technical artefacts (information, infrastructure, solution, security) in support of Capita SSS' Product Strategies.
  • Defining standards, policy, processes, and best practice in collaboration with other
    architecture teams and design authorities and share/publicize this knowledge.
  • Determine Platform strategies and roadmaps whilst maintaining in-depth knowledge of business' strategic business plans, product strategies and roadmaps.
  • Research new vendors, technologies, and solutions to validate capabilities and ensure
    appropriate levels of assurance.

Required skills

  • 5 years product / client facing delivery experience operating in a medium to large enterprise environment (business/ tech domain).
  • Experience with business critical, scalable, and secure solutions.
  • TOGAF Certified Enterprise & Solution Architect.
  • Awareness with cloud provider ecosystems, including Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure. Awareness of Containerisation and Function as a service.
  • Experience with multivendor solutions across a broad portfolio of technologies and products.
Sophie Fernandes