IT Architect - DV clearance

Posted 27 October 2023
Salary £700 - £731 per day + Inside IR35
Job type Contract
Discipline Public Sector
Contact NameMatthew Pope

Job description

IT Architect - DV clearance

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.
  • A deep understanding of the trade-offs of foundational architectural patterns
  • Ability to extract non-functional requirements from overall business objectives

Experience - Desirable

  • Understanding and knowledge of CT Policing including MPS, National (UK Force wide) and international responsibilities; including a clear understanding of CT Policing relationships to Government, security and intelligence agencies and legislative process including their governance arrangements
  • Experience of working in Central Government
  • Experience of working the Policing sector
  • Experience of working in CT Policing
  • Experience in Stakeholder(s) interaction/meetings at all levels
  • Experience in Third party management and interaction
  • Experience of working in an National ICT Support Centre
  • Understanding of ITIL Framework and Processes
  • Understanding of the movement and Destruction of Secure Assets
  • Practical experience designing service-based architectures
  • Experience of Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment
  • Recent training or certification in public cloud technologies
  • Understanding of Technical Debt and approaches for its management

Experience - Preferred

  • Experience of working in projects for Police Forces
  • Experience of working with complex technologies in high security environments.

IT Architect - DV clearance