Technical Architect - Microservices, RESTful

Job Title: Technical Architect - Microservices, RESTful
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Circa £600 to £700 per day - INSIDE IR35
Start Date: 30th July
Reference: JD/C/17833
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2018 17:49

Job Description

Our client is currently in the design phase which will lead to the specification of the systems and services needed. A technical architect is required to play a key role in the design and assurance of the programme.

Essential skills and experience

• Strong Technical and Application Architect skills, defining application and software architecture approaches.
• Familiarity with and experience of digital software architectures and approaches eg microservices, RESTful architecture, LAMP/MEAN, continuous integration, Software as a Service and more traditional Commercial Of The Shelf (COTS).
• Familiarity with and experience of a wide range of application architecture and software development technologies including eg development languages; delivery pipeline/CI tools; code repositories; automated testing tools etc.
• Experience of influencing a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including senior officials, customers and suppliers and ability to mentor less experienced technical colleagues
Nice-to-have skills and experience
• Knowledge of software defined infrastructure would be useful.
• Experience working in a “just enough architecture” environment.
• Experience in the management of digital and ICT staff including technical specialists, external contracts and consultants
• Demonstrable experience in working with teams and/or suppliers using diverse delivery models such as agile and waterfall in all phases of service development through to business as usual.

Please apply ASAP for an immediate response.

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