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Technical Architect - Agile

Location:

City of London, London

Work type:

Contract

Business sector:

Development

Salary:

£600 - £700 per day

Job reference:

JT108_1537880287

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

jack.thorne@talentinternational.co.uk

Advertiser:

Jack Thorne

Technical Architect

London

Contract

Our client is looking for a Technical architect to work on a digital transformation piece, initial 6 month contract based in central London.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on technical leadership, in the development, operation and ongoing improvement of complex, transformational digital services serving millions of users;
  • Work with product managers to understand user needs for new and existing services;
  • Act as the technical authority in prospective, information gathering and scene setting meetings, evaluate technical proposals from external suppliers, and make implementation recommendations to senior stakeholders;
  • Identify key API requirements for integration with internal and external systems;
  • Lead development of user-driven prototypes to identify technical options and inform architectural approaches, working with colleagues and supplier team members to write tests, code and documentation for new and existing systems;
  • Ensure system architectures are robust, scalable, open and secure, with appropriate overall system design and integration points/APIs, to deliver a high quality user experience.

Required:

  • Experience building server-side web applications and detailed knowledge of at least one programming language (we use a range of languages including Ruby, Python, Scala, Java, Play, React, Node.js, Docker)
  • and/or detailed understanding and experience of front-end web development (HTML/CSS/JS)
  • Outstanding ability to develop efficient, highly optimised and clear code
  • Understanding of and experience with a range of approaches to testing application code and systems for behaviour and performance
  • An ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Experience working on technical projects within a team
  • Working knowledge of unix-like operating systems such as Linux and/or Mac OS X
  • Knowledge of the git version control system

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