Technical Architect

Job Overview

Technical Architect – Harvey Nash

We are currently looking for an experienced Technical Architect to join a nation leading organisation. The Technical Architect (TA) reports directly to the Lead Architect and will collaborate with Solution Architects and the Design and Development team to design infrastructure solutions for scalability, reliability, performance, security, and alignment with overall group and Business Systems strategy. You will design system architectures across all datacentre technologies for the purpose of clustering, load-balancing, replication, and mirroring, storage and network infrastructure improvements.

An ideal candidate will have development and technical system design experience, especially expertise in hardware and infrastructure design. Extensive experience with primarily Microsoft operating systems (Prem and Microsoft Azure cloud technologies). You should possess experience of on mission critical, high performance, real-time systems. Detailed knowledge of networks, storage, database and management systems.

Key Responsibilities:

Support the project management team with the development of new work, guaranteeing solutions are delivered in a timely manner

Provide input and help form the strategic Business Systems infrastructure landscape including cloud implementation

Responsibility for the Technical Architecture Documentation and other architectural deliverables.

Infrastructure governance and quality assurance

Support the IT service management function ensuring support of the relevant processes and team members

Key Skills and Experience:

Ability to work with imperfect information in the environment of uncertainty whilst still maintaining high standard, evidenced designs and documentation

Ability to learn/adopt and promote new technologies/applications both within the architecture team and the wider business systems team

Work with the Head of Architecture in defining, architecting and road mapping the infrastructure landscape for the business.

Experience with formal architectural methodologies and frameworks, including TOGAF or Zachmann

5+ years of experience working as a technical architect

Technical background and capability to conceptualise technology into a design, in some cases without having had direct hands-on technical experience of the technology

Good communication skills and comfortable in working at all levels of the company

Experience of Azure technologies highly desirable

Technical Architect – Harvey Nash


Stockport, Greater Manchester

Full Time


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  • Offerd Salary0- £15,000
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