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Applications Architect

Job Title: Applications Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6-12 months
REF: 14404/001_1516114559
Contact Name: Lisa Christopherson
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

I am recruiting for an Applications Architect to be based in London.

You will work with the IT teams and end-users to create a current state analysis for the established portfolio of 'BAU' applications, including a technical risk assessment and health check. The full portfolio includes 100-150 applications.

You will be responsible for creating or collating suitable architecture-level documentation & artefacts for the most business critical BAU applications. These may be a mixture of packaged products, SaaS or bespoke systems.

You must have comprehensive and recent experience as a lead architect or applications architect for a large organisation, either consultancy or public sector.

A strong understanding of Applications Portfolio Management principles and approaches and experience at effectively managing IT and business stakeholder relationships at every level of seniority is essential.

Comprehensive and recent experience analysing complex business applications and systems and a good understanding of Cloud/SaaS software licensing models and the associated benefits & risks.

You will also have a good working knowledge or experience of Agile methodologies (TDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc).

This role will require you to undertake SC clearance if not already cleared. The position is outside IR35.