Technical architect - DV Cleared

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    Gloucestershire, England

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    Abbie Levens

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    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Technical Architect

DV Cleared


12 Month Contract

Rate: competitive

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team, which has a range of technical specialties. It is important that candidates understand that although strong technical competence is a requirement, extra emphasis will be placed on people skills. Technical Architects are expected to perform and deliver without day-to-day supervision. The ability to apply commercial judgment and influence customer relationships is a key non-technical skill which means that detailed understanding of methods, systems and procedures is essential. Finally, initiative and judgment are required to address and resolve daily problems.

There is a diverse technology set within the system, the successful candidate needs to display an understanding of the following technology with a speciality (design, implementation and management of specialisation) in one or more technology areas:

  • Windows 10 Operating System
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (highly desirable)
  • Hypervisors - Microsoft Hyper-V and VMWare ESXi (ESXi - highly desirable)
  • System Center Suite (SCCM, SCOM, SCORCH, SCVMM, DPM)
  • Active Directory

Additionally, an understanding of technology/architecture in the following set would be advantageous:

  • Security controls; Anti-virus, Device Control, Certificate Authority, Audit, Lockdown/Hardening
  • Cloud architecture (Azure or AWS)


  1. Requirements gathering as part of the conceptual design. Responsible for ensuring the customer requirements are elaborated to enable a conceptual design to be formed, thus ensuing the design meets the customers' requirements.
  2. Defines scope, deliverables and acceptance criteria for assignment with 'client' (may be internal or external) for the design of systems architectures to integrate business and IT requirements.
  3. Delivers assignment in accordance with agreed scope, time, financial and quality measures. Providing assurance as required to the technical governance team.
  4. Ability to implement technical solutions in the form of experiments or low-level design and implementation if required.
  5. Ensures effective client engagement and stakeholder management during assignment (may include management of subcontractors and partners).
  6. Tracks market trends and competitor activities in 'expert' area and ensure this data is utilised for the ongoing service development.


Must have:

  • A consistent record of accomplishment of delivery at the level indicated in this job description.
  • A clear period of working with the described technologies is essential, with recognised accreditation or certification to underpin working experience.
  • Understanding of Agile delivery
  • Understanding of TOGAF with LEAN methodology and framework.
  • DV Clearance.


  • ITIL certification.
  • Certification in additional technical areas.