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Digital Architect

  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £580 - £650 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Digital & e-commerce


Digital Architect required by our leading client in Northampton to support in the definition of digital architecture, roadmaps and technical solutions as well as technical consultancy and leading edge technology thinking as required across the company.

Accountabilities.

  • Responsible for creating digital technology architecture solutions and cost estimates, to meet business needs, in line with strategy and architecture. Work with supply chain (including external) as appropriate.
  • Working with the relevant enterprise wide architects and digital business aligned strategy leads, supports the creation of an appropriate digital technology strategy for the relevant business area.
  • Maintain technology roadmaps for digital capabilities.
  • Responsible for ensuring the digital engineering / development teams are aligned to technical strategy, architecture, quality standards and policies.
  • Stakeholder management and leadership.
    • Work collaboratively with the relevant technology colleagues, project managers, architects, business analysts and developers to ensure that the digital outcomes delivered by projects are consistent with the original technical solution specified.
    • Able to challenge stakeholders creatively and professionally to create architectural solutions which meet the business need (including budgetary / time constraints) whilst being aligned to architectural blueprint, principles and standards.
    • Can describe existing / emerging digital technology and technology strategy to developers and non-technical stakeholders both verbally and via appropriate documentation.
  • Decision making and problem solving.
    • Thinks outside of the box to support the business in delivering its strategic objectives rather than just responding to a pre-defined request.



Your Skills and Qualifications will include
Basic Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience of application client and server architecture in the web and/or mobile domain
  • Experience of application frameworks and architecture patterns
  • Experience of Object-Oriented design and Enterprise Integration Patterns
  • Experience of presenting technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Specific experience of domain driven and event driven architecture



Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience of operating in an Agile delivery environment
  • Experience of microservices and refactoring to microservices
  • Knowledge and experience of Enterprise Architecture frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman).
  • Experience of DevOps and containerization
  • Past and/or current experience of Java / JavaScript software development in an agile development environment

Capita IT Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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