Lead Architect


  • £75000 - £85000 per annum
  • Posted: 22/11/2016
  • Paddington
  • Job Ref: 191102622
  • Permanent

Job Details

My Client is based in the heart of London, with it's heart and life's blood at its core. This is one of the most exciting infrastructure projects happening in London and there are a few, but this one is amongst the largest of its type in Europe, it's not just an engineering project it's about cleaning up the River Thames by tackling the current sewage pollution, and more importantly, to reconnect London with its river for business and leisure.

My Client is looking for a Lead Architect to join this small team of skilled professionals to bring it all together. The Information Services (IS) department is ensuring it's IT services continue to be maintained and engineered in an appropriate way in line with wider business objectives.

The IS Lead Architect is responsible for the understanding of the IT systems landscape, producing technical specifications and high level designs, maintaining our technical standards and strategies and ensuring proposals from projects and third parties are in line with these standards.

They are looking to you to bring a wide range of skills to the team as well as remaining hands-on delivery and of course strategy.

Some of the key responsibilities are:

Design and Development

Production of technical specifications and high level designs

Reviews and approves proposed systems designs from third parties

Acts as a source of ideas and a sounding board within IS regarding the development of IS and IT solutions for business needs

Strategy and Assurance

Maintenance of a number of technology strategies and standards

Analyses technology and market trends and determines possible impact upon the enterprise

Relationship Management

Maintains strong relationships with users across the business

Understands their challenges and proposes solutions that are appropriate for the business need

For more information do contact me