Technical Architect 6 Months Birmingham £490/Day Outside IR35 We are seeking a Technical Architect for our client the Insolvency Service based in Birmingham. This is an initial 6month contract, paying up to £490/Day outside IR35. You will report to the Head of Enterprise Architecture/Senior Solution Architect, the role of Solutions Architect offers an exciting opportunity for an established IT professional to make their mark in an Agency that is going through a determined process of transformation and is embracing the Government Digital agenda. This role is outside IR35. Person Specification: IT specialist with complementary business skills and commercial acumen. Ability to understand business problems and define effective service and technical solutions. Knowledge of industry recognised service management frameworks (in particular ITIL). Understanding of Agile methodologies (RUP, TDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.) Provides design leadership, can identify technical and project risks and design mitigating solutions. A proven innovator with strong analytical and technical skills and a track record of successful implementation. Sees the bigger picture, takes a strategic view and plans ahead. Technical Knowledge & Background: A sound background in industry standards, recognised methodologies and architecture and design patterns. Knowledge of cyber security principles and concepts. Understanding of functional and nonfunctional design principles. Candidates should have key technical strengths based in at least one of the below areas (minimal 70:30 split): Software Development, Data & Integration Software development using Agile/Iterative product development, in particular determination of vision, objectives, goals and success criteria throughout the full SDLC. Experience of systems integration, micro services, data structures and data and application migration. Knowledge of data modelling concepts and transformations. Infrastructure, Networks & Cloud Knowledge and experience of cloud based infrastructure and software solutions (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS etc.). A history of designing infrastructure services including, End User Devices and management, networks, VOIP collaboration, data centre deployments and migrations etc. Holds a practical understanding of information security and security solutions. Do Not Call Click the Apply Now button now for immediate review or you can contact Stephanie Clayton at Circle Recruitment, or message me at Stephanie.Clayton@ ######.### Technical Architect, Architect, Technical Architecture, Architecture, Design, Government, Cyber Security, Information security, Agile, ITIL, SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, Enterprise Architect, Enterprise architecture, Infrastructure, SDLC, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, VOIP, Data centre deployment, Systems integration, application migration, data modelling, micro services, cloud, infrastructure, security, software solutions Circle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Earn yourself a referral bonus if you refer somebody else who fills the role! We also offer an iPad if you refer a new client to us and we recruit for them. Follow us on Facebook Circle Recruitment , Twitter @Circle_Rec and LinkedIn Circle Recruitment.