Technical Architect - SC Cleared

  • Job Reference: 243755
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2021
  • Recruiter: ShareForce
  • Location: United Kingdom - London & South East
  • Salary: £600 to £700 Per Day
  • Sector: IT and Telecomms
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

This is an opportunity for an experienced Technical Architect to lead a Digital project at the very cutting edge of technology. This specific role offers the opportunity to drive the technical architecture of concepts and solutions in the field of autonomous, AI-led technology for defence operations in a military context. We are seeking highly experienced candidates with exceptional stakeholder leadership skills combined with a significant software development / government digital services background.

  • Technically leading the development of an enterprise-class digital service
  • Driving the technical direction for the project, drawing upon modern tools and frameworks to best suit the requirement
  • Providing leadership and oversight to development resources in an agile environment
  • Defining the architecture from an integration, security, ETL and visualisation perspective
  • Leading project delivery within Scrum / Kanban environments, seeing projects through to commercially successful conclusion
  • Maintaining close relationships with extremely demanding stakeholders throughout the project
  • Using iterative software development practices to continuously evolve and deploy solutions
Technical Skills / Experience
  • Experience in Persistance services: Docker, Kubernetes & PostgresSQL Relational Database
  • Expertise across Backend Tech stack: Java, Spring Framework, Swagger, REST APIs, JPA ORM Framework & JWT Tokens
  • Good knowledge of UI Tools: Opensource React.js, Node.js or similar
  • Expertise in IDAM Services: Opensource Keycloak
  • Experience designing connectivity to HBase using GraphQL APIs
  • Required experience in Archimate
Required Experience
  • A proven background in the delivery of projects to GDS (Government Digital Services) standards
  • Appreciation for security standards in military / sensitive public sector digital services
  • A rich technical background including hands-on software development in a digital services environment
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to lead technical and business teams to a successful solution
  • Active SC level security clearance gained in MoD or similar government departments
Additional Information
  • Rate offered: £650 -£700 per day
  • Location: 50/50 Remote / On site Hampshire
  • IR35 Status: Outside
  • Interviews to take place: ASAP
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 6 Months (Significant opportunity for extension)