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Future Opportunity - Technical Architect Consultant

Team: Technical Architecture
Location: Hybrid
Commitment: Permanent - Future Opportunity
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Are you looking for work that makes a difference? Do you want to work with people who learn and grow together? 

If you’re looking to move roles in the future, we’re interested in hearing from talented people like you. Submit an application to be considered for future opportunities at Opencast.

Our Talent Engagement team will review your application and will be in touch to let you know how we would like to proceed.  
 
Ready for a new challenge? 
 
Are you looking for work that makes a difference? Do you want to work with people who learn and grow together?  
 
If so, Opencast could be the place for you. We’re a growing tech consultancy that creates user-centred solutions with purpose for our clients in government and business. 
 
The role 
 
Using your experience of software architecture standards, patterns, and approaches, you'll design and build detailed technical architecture to meet our client’s business outcomes. 
 
You’ll confidently explain the complete architecture design and rationale for your decisions to technical and non-technical stakeholders. 
 
You’ll represent your solutions through architecture governance and take responsibility for the assurance of the service, including any architecture debt and risks that need managing. 

Essential experience  
 
We’ll want you to demonstrate experience of technical architecture. You don’t need to have had the job title of technical architect before. 
 
In your CV and interview, please show how you:  

• develop and implement technical designs for modern enterprise-scale applications utilising effective patterns and technologies, which align with business outcomes and stakeholder needs. 
• adhere to system qualities (non-functional requirements), and design services with appropriate operational characteristics such as performance, scalability, reliability, and maintainability. 
• build effective relationships with business and technical stakeholders to provide technical direction and consensus for your technical designs. 
• Have an excellent working knowledge of Agile software development, modelling languages and methodologies. 

As well as technical architecture skills, there are essential core skills you’ll need to be a great consultant.  
 
In the interview, please show how you: 

• take a methodical and considered approach to solving problems. 
• take a collaborative and consultative approach to working in teams. 
• keep up to date with new and emerging technology trends and their practical application. 
• coach and mentor team members. 

In the interview, we’ll ask you to describe how you approach architecture, deliver business outcomes, and engage stakeholders. 

Desirable experience 
 
Some areas of experience are not essential but relevant to the role: 

• Knowledge of Architecture Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman, Open Agile Architecture) 

If you have any of this experience, please show it on your CV and we can talk about it in the interview. 
 
If you don’t have this experience please do still apply, as we can coach you in these areas if you join us. 
 
Salary 
 
Salary range: £50,000-£64,000 
What our offer includes 
 
A competitive pension, health cash plan, share options and discretionary bonus. 
Flexible hours and 25 days' holiday.
People to support you every step of the way. 
 
Where you’ll work 
 
Your working time at Opencast will be split between multiple locations, including from our HQ and hub locations, or home. Travel is part of life at Opencast, and takes in account requirements of your work, and your team.
 
We include you 
 
We welcome candidates from all identities, attributes, ways of thinking and backgrounds to thrive in a career at Opencast. Our aim is for the diversity of our people to be reflected in the solutions we deliver, to help create a fairer society for all.   
 
Interview 
 
Job interviews are on Microsoft Teams. We’ll make any adjustments to help you.  
  
Want to know more?  
 
Visit our website or email careers@opencastsoftware.com. 
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