Service Care Solutions Ltd

Enterprise Architect - Police

Service Care Solutions are looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect to work on a long-term, full-time contract with a London-based Police force.

The ICT Pillar & CT Policing requires an Enterprise Architect to work within the Counter Terrorism Operations Centre CTOC & Caeruleus Programmes.

The role will optimise the operations (processes and supporting technology) into an integrated environment that supports delivery of the business strategy and is responsive to change.

The post holder will be responsible for taking business requirements through to an assured solution design.

The post holder will possess a broad architecture background combined with areas of knowledge on technologies and practices, a good understanding architecture domains and stakeholder engagement skills.

Key Tasks

The post holder will be required to do the following:

  • Take end-to-end ownership of shaping solutions & defining the right architectural approach
    , Participate in technical design authority events to help define enterprise architectures
    , Own the architecture and technical delivery of a number of projects in parallel through the full project lifecycle.
    , Champion best practices, technical ways of working, and engineering standards
    , Investigate specific architectural challenges, producing and syndicating solution approaches that deliver incremental value at pace whilst supporting both sustainable development and long-term enterprise strategies
    , Work closely with the engineering teams, providing input on decision making and influencing to ensure outcomes are delivered in line with architectural standards
    , Continually build own expertise in relevant technologies, architectures and methodologies
    , Design solution architecture in alignment with enterprise standards
    , Implement proof of concepts for supporting the design solutions
    , Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders
    , Assess risks and issues in the solution design; develop concepts for remediation
    , Liaise with project stakeholders, gaining go forward decisions and signoffs
    , Allocate, utilize and direct personnel resources to drive projects to completion
    , Create technical feasible solution architectures to meet functional and non-functional business requirements

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience

This role would suit someone who is experienced as a solution architect or who has a broad background of technical implementations and leading technical innovation and solution design.

Thus, the role holder will have the below experience:

  • Experience of working on large scale Business Change and IT enabled Transformation Programmes
    , SC (Strap) security clearance to operate in CT Policing environment and with partners
    , Experience in National/International Network Deployments
    , Experience in Stakeholder(s) interaction/meetings at all levels
    , Designing and architecting large or complex software systems using industry standard tools and existing enterprise frameworks
    , Demonstrable knowledge of enterprise security and compliance frameworks and user authentication/authorisation strategies.

    OWASP Top 10 is expected.

Applicants must have valid SC Clearance in order to be considered.

If this is something you could be interested in, please just call Martin Cookson on 01772 208962.

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