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Lead Technical Architect, retail

London, West End, Circa £90k plus 30% bonus plus benefits
Permanent
Reference: RC6365

Lead Technical Architect, retail 

London, West End

Circa £90k plus 30% bonus plus benefits


Lead Technical Architect with retail experience is required by highly reputed and ever growing brand. This company are based in the heart of the West End. This is a pivotal role and will join the company during a huge investment into their technology roadmap and strategy.

You will work in alignment with both the business and technology groups to ensure that the proposed technical solutions not only align with the company’s overall objectives, but also ensures that both groups enable and drive each other to meet the needs of the company’s mission and vision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build the long-term strategic roadmap for all IT systems architecture
  • Align IT strategy and planning with the company’s business goals and objectives
  • Seamlessly integrate business and service strategy into architecture roadmap
  • Partner with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions
  • Lead the design and modelling of tactical architectures for delivery, development, and support of projects
  • Partner with other solution architects to provide a consensus based scalable and adaptable architectural solution
  • Develop and maintain policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the company



Key Requirements:

  • Experience building enterprise architecture roadmaps
  • Key experience with business process and performance modelling, benchmarking, and financial analysis
  • Ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IT standards to meet business requirements
  • Experience designing, integrating, and managing complex infrastructure solutions (e.g. VMware, Citrix)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering
  • Ability to “think big” and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hype
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders
  • Demonstrable retail experience 



This is a crucial role and for the right person a dream job to carve an incredibly exciting and well-funded systems and infrastructure roadmap.

For a full consultation on this role please email your CV to Arc IT.

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