Systems Architect

My client is widely recognised as a leader in Digital Transformation and is currently undertaking an extremely innovative and award winning digital transformation strategy which will transform the technical environment and provide users with leading edge technology solutions to support the business’ needs. The Systems Architect is a pivotal role in this project.

The focus of this role is to provide excellent technical leadership to maintain and continuously improve the IT services and information provision to customer and users. The post holder will be instrumental in steering the implementation of an ambitious connected knowledge programme.

. To deliver technical and architectural management of the “live” environment
. Manage the existing technical infrastructure on a day to day basis (Citrix, IaaS, WAn/LAN, Wifi, UCaaS)
. Be responsible for managing the IT transition to the cloud/SaaS environment, ensuring that targets for the transition are met to enable an infrastructure free technical environment. i.e. SaaS from IaaS
. Undertake a technical design authority role ensuring the security, integrity and quality of technical services and data.
. Establish and maintain technical design standards
. Provide risk based security and data quality control and assessment whilst commissioning appropriate security reviews
. Act as lead for technical security on governance boards.

• Professional qualification e.g. TOGAF / ITIL / COBIT
. AWS cloud, Citrix, Security & Compliance ( PSN / PCI / GDPR ), API, Salesforce
. Experience of migrating physical and virtual environments and services to the cloud
• Broad IT security knowledge ( infrastructure and data) to commission and act on appropriate reviews
• ITIL certification or relevant knowledge particularly, reliability, availability and business continuity
• Ability to strategically design , plan and migrate complex technology architectures
• Previous experience of security (e.g. ISO) data protection and audit reviews

This is a challenging but hugely rewarding position and offers the opportunity to play a pivotal role in a major transformation project. If you would like to flex your technical architect muscle please contact Keith Wilkins today or send him your CV for review to

Please note that every application received is personally reviewed by our team – Avocet Strategic Resourcing does not use automated screening tools. Applicants MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Avocet Strategic Resourcing is acting as an employment agency in regard to this role and does not discriminate on grounds of race, sex, marital status, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.

systems architect
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