Service Architect

Newcastle Upon Tyne
From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum
30 Sep 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our Client is embarking on a major change programme that will radically transform the way in which the organisation delivers its services with a focus on self-service supported by effective ICT and digital delivery. This Service Architect role will be responsible for ICT solutions fully exploiting the opportunities that Digital Service can provide as our client transforms the way it provides services. You will have a detailed knowledge of technology, augmented by demonstrable digital strategy and agile delivery experience, with a proven record of delivery for service architecture solutions within large-scale enterprise and cloud environments. The post holder will work with business areas to understand and shape the requirements and will be accountable for the control of the ICT Blueprints which define the end state architecture, current state and the transition roadmaps for our client. This includes supporting the creation and execution of technology and service roadmaps that will drive the current ICT estate towards cloud technology for strategic systems whilst decommissioning a large proportion of the legacy. Responsibilities include providing strategic advice and key constraints to Technology teams in ensuring that project deliveries remain aligned to the Blueprints and help to realise the roadmap. You will be actively involved in creating and maintaining ICT requirements for procuring ICT services and the selection of 3rd party providers delivering ICT services and working closely with them to provide solutions for the Business, however some of the solutioning will be brought in-house. Due to the high volume of candidates responding to our adverts we are not always able to provide feedback on your application. If you don't hear from us within the next five days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, your details will be kept on file and you may be contacted about other opportunities. This job was originally posted as