Technical Architect x3

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  • Location:

    Chorley, Lancashire

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  • Salary:

    £55 - £62 per hour

  • Contact:

    Liam Parsons

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Technical Architect x3

+ Based in Chorley - could be some remote work due to covid-19

+ 4 month initial contract

+ £55 - £62 per hour DOE

+ SC Cleared role

Job Description

  • You'll play a significant role for one of our London based public sector clients and join our wider UK&I team of experienced technical architects

  • You'll work closely with the client and DXC delivery teams to understand the current landscape and help identify and develop opportunities to stabilize and transform

  • You'll help solve a wide range of challenging problems for the client, employing a range of capabilities such as traditional infrastructure, Cloud platforms, Automation, Mobile and Workplace.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Design technical solutions, selecting necessary platforms and technologies to meet project requirements and user needs

  • Provide technical guidance to both internal and external teams, ensuring solutions are fit for purpose, whilst meeting time and budget constraints

  • Enable the reuse of patterns, tools and components across the whole service landscape

Required Experience/Skills

  • Good communication skills including excellent written skills

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Up to date knowledge of relevant technologies

  • Good knowledge of quality standards, legislation and best practice

  • Ability to adapt and prioritise

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, with appropriate resolution

  • Self-Starter with perseverance

  • Strong solution development in infrastructure architecture

  • Willingness to travel to client locations

Desirable Experience/Skills

  • Hosting Environments - Physical and Virtualized compute platforms

  • Windows Server (2012 and above)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x

  • Web and middleware (on virtual and physical platforms)

  • O365 (Sharepoint, Teams, Intune etc)

  • End User Devices (desktop, laptops, tablets)

  • Windows XP, 8.1, 10 and WaaS

  • VMware

  • EMC Storage - XtremeIO, VNX, Unity

  • MS SQL Server

  • MS IIS

  • MS Active Directory and ADFS

  • DNS

  • MS Exchange

  • System Management tooling

  • Packaging applications for Windows via SCCM, and for RHEL via BigFix

  • MS Clustering

  • Azure Hosting