Technical Design Authority

Posted 5 November by Walsh Employment
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Voted by staff and customers as one of the best places to work in the UK and a Top 100 employer; our client is a global Tier 1 consultancy involved in leading cutting-edge commercial projects to public service transformation throughout the UK. We are looking for a Technical Design Authority to join their successful, stable, and growing team. This can be working from home.

The Company considers employees as highly valued members of the business and offer an extensive benefits package plus fantastic progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national, or global scale.

Technical Design Authority

Working from home with 1-2 days per week in Milton Keynes

£80-90K plus extensive benefits package

To be successful in this role:

You will be an experienced Technical Design Authority or Solution Architect who wants to move into a quality control / authority role. You will be confident with designing solutions across various technologies and be familiar with frameworks that are largely based on Webservices. Other requirements for this role include:

  • Experience with at least three of: Oracle, Java, .Net, MS SQL, JDBC, EJB 2.x , Spring, Hibernate, JSF 2.0, JavaScript and HTML,XM
  • You will have previously managed/mentored technical teams across multiple technologies and have experience of working in disparate locations
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Knowledge and experience of Delivery Management, Quality Assurance / QA Strategy and Solutions Architecture
  • Comfortable in a working from home environment

Whilst not essential, candidates with experience in Data Modelling and Asset Finance or the Finance / Banking industry are of particular interest.

Position summary:

The role of Technical Design Authority is to provide technical assurance and control for development projects such that the integrity, availability, and performance of the services provided to the Customer are not compromised.

You will bridge gap between the technical team and business team and will be responsible for the definition, validation, and promotion of quality solutions for opportunities, bids, and projects, both internally and externally.

You will support the design and implementation within the technology area, and you will be creating quality technical design ensuring that the functional and non-function requirements are met.

You will play a key part in the co-ordination and mentoring of both on and off-shore development teams as well as full project delivery from requirements gathering to completion.

Job role and responsibilities:

The Technical Design Authority will be primarily focused on project delivery ensuring the objectives are met for a single project, providing design ownership and technical input across all technologies as required. This position is working from home and other responsibilities include:

  • Understand and seek clarification on project requirements, ensuring they are fully understood by the delivery teams
  • Validate and verify estimates to deliver the project requirements before quote is submitted to the customer
  • Perform impact analysis on the final solution design and identify mitigations to any technical risks identified
  • Oversee the full project lifecycle from design though to implementation in the production environment, collaborating with all project stakeholders, taking responsibility of the technical ownership the solution ensuring it fits within the existing service landscape
  • Provide quality assurance during the full project lifecycle reviewing and approving designs, code, test plans and evidence
  • Coordinate and facilitate the resolution of defects identified during integration and user acceptance testing
  • Facilitate and review project implementation plans

Benefits:

The company is highly regarded within the industry and is one of the largest and most successful independent technology & business services firms in the world.

Alongside a competitive salary, you will have access to an annual bonus plan and share scheme making you a member not just an employee. You will also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme. This role is also working from home.

Required skills

  • Quality Control
  • Technical Design
  • Solution Architecture
  • Technical Solution Design
  • Webservices

Application questions

Are you happy to work in Milton Keynes 1-2 days a week?
Do you have experience with Webservices?
Do you have experience of designing solutions with at least 3 of the required technologies?
Can you work in the UK without sponsorship?

Reference: 44611008

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