Umbrella rate: £580.00 Per Day
Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Technical Architect on a 6 months contract with a possibility of an extension.
Purpose of the role – Maintain a detailed understanding of the internal and external ICT environment to identify trends/developments, to advise the Chief Officer: Information Services and Directors how they can use these developments to enhance services and reduce their costs.
Working with the Business Partners, serve as a ‘bridge’ between ICT and the business, explaining technology in non-specialist terms, ensuring that all stakeholders fully understand what it can achieve for them, and ensuring that there are no misunderstandings relating to technology issues.
Works closely with Directorates to understand their challenges and issues through meetings with both senior officers and business users to understand their requirements and advises how technology and ICT solutions can enable more effective delivery for
Work with and advise the ICT Project Managers, the Networks, Servers, Systems, and Desktop teams, and other staff undertaking technical work within the department. Through this work, help ensure that all new projects meet the corporate ICT standards, contain technology that meets business needs, comply with the direction of future ICT and, as far as possible, are future-proofed against ICT developments in the external environment.
Attend (and where appropriate, chair) key groups including the ICT Operations Group, the Mobile Technology Solutions Board, the Technical Architecture Group, and such other groups as may be formed from time to time.
Undertake Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) techniques to demonstrate how new solutions may impact the business with the aim of the new solution providing efficiency and/or cost savings.
Take responsibility for software licencing, its systems and software, meeting business aims and providing best value.
Provide in-depth troubleshooting support and problem solving for complex or recurrent issues when required.
Provide technical documentation and training on key solutions.
Other such duties, compatible with the nature of the post as may be assigned by the Chief Officer: Information Services.
Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications/Experience- Qualification in frameworks and processes, e.g. Prince2, Agile and ITIL