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Technical Architect

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - London, UK - Reading, UK - Birmingham, UK - Manchester | Job-ID: 64581 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Inhouse IT

 

As a Technical Architect within the CTO Function, you will be leading definitions for high level architecture helping drive the strategic direction of technology choice and use to support the Computacenter Group organisation. You would also have the accountability for the future roadmap and technology direction of many aspects of the Computacenter architectural landscape. The CTO function is in place to support the continued growth of the Computacenter Group and our long-term aspirations as a global value added reseller with global service capabilities including contractual and professional services. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing team in a growing business at a world class company, driving innovation and technology investment for the medium and long term benefit of the organisation.
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES
•    Define and drive the high-level architecture, for new major infrastructure investments, through the life of a programme and beyond
•    Lead and develop infrastructure/technology roadmaps for the medium and long term of your assigned technologies
•    Support the definition and evolution of the Computacenter Technology Strategy
•    Support the definition of technical standards
•    Develop trusted relationships within the Computacenter business, and across the Group IS organisation
 
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
•    Knowledge and degrees of detailed understanding of a wide range of technologies and systems, including but not constrained to;
•    Cloud infrastructure DaaS, PaaS, IaaS capabilities across differing vendors incl. Microsoft, AWS, Google
•    Experience of having been part of or leading the architecture for moving from on-premise solutions to hybrid or full cloud, including understanding the operational delivery impacts of these transformation not just the technology implications
•    Experience managing relationships within IT, the business and in project contexts
•    Proven ability to architect, design and estimate a wide range of solutions, aligned with the Technology Strategy and Standards
•    Passion for detail
•    Pragmatic and flexible
 

 

Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.

 

However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.

 

That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.

 

We are still looking forward to getting to know you!

 

About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.

 

We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.

 

Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?

 

We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.
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