Senior IT Architect

Senior IT Architect

Mainframe Consulting is a UK based Business & IT consulting firm. We serve clients in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors around the country Founded in 2016, Mainframe Consulting is a private company.

We are looking for a Senior IT Architect ideally with experience in a couple, or more, of the following: Cloud (NoSQL or SQL Azure), API, DevOps, Data Centre, Cyber/Information Security, Infrastructure, Application Data, AI/Machine Learning, RPA. 

Department: IT
Project Location(s): London, UK
Education: Advanced degree

Typical tasks include:

  • Management of work packages/modules in critical IT implementation projects
  • Technical architecture, code reviews & performance of technical proofs of concept
  • Analysis of complex IT application landscapes, optimization of development processes and Solution Architecture
  • Functional and technical online and Internet strategies
  • IT project management and quality assurance

Desired Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • A university degree with above-average academic performance in a STEM related field Full understanding of interdependencies between her/his own work stream and the overall project context, being able to scope and design a work stream autonomously and take responsibility for it
  • Can run a workshop at peer level: effectively facilitating client meetings, preparing CTMs, co-leading a content topic as well as coaching other project members and able to generate trust, to be perceived by the client as a potential partner
  • Significant professional experience in the field of professional software development or IT project management using Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Extensive technical expertise (overarching understanding of architecture, object-oriented programming languages, database design and systems, component technologies, XML standards, and current technology trends) of digital solutions on mobile devices as well as legacy environments
  • Extensive experience in the assessment of IT target architectures in an enterprise environment, component technologies, and service-oriented architectures
  • Experience with No-SQL and SQL DBs, also exposure to big data environments (e.g. Hadoop, Redshift)
  • Technical experience of PaaS/IaaS platforms such as Pivotal, Heroku, AWS, Azure

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