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Senior IT Architect (contract) - Northern Ireland

Ref: 229 Date Posted: Thursday 07 Sep 2023

Senior IT Architect (Contract)

Digital Transformation Programme

One of NI’s leading employers

Hybrid working model (Down/Armagh)

We are working with one of Northern Ireland’s leading employers. They are currently seeking a Senior IT Architect . In this exciting role, you as the Architect will research, analyse, design, propose and deliver IT architecture solutions that support the business and IT strategies.


You will play a key role on a range or projects (spanning both Applications and Infrastructure)


Our client have key values and they support their employees in terms of success, innovation and working collaboratively as a team.

The role would be ideally suited to an an experienced Technical Designer/Architect.

You will be working for a major local company where decisions are taken locally. There is a major commitment to IT and sizeable budget to facilitate this Transformation.

On offer are:

-Life Assurance

-Company Pension


-Well-being initiatives

-Hybrid working model

-Commitment to L&D

-Employee Perks Scheme


The Position:

  • leads efforts to ensure common architecture decisions are implemented consistently in a specific IT architecture domain (infrastructure / applications / business process / data).

  • Leads efforts to provide integrated systems analysis and recommends appropriate hardware, software and communications solutions.

  • Specifies and designs large or complex systems.

  • Selects appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensures they are applied effectively.

  • Provides advice on aspects of system development and integration and ensures that the relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and



Does this sound like you?


  • BSC in Computer Science, Information Technology or related subject(s) or equivalent work experience.

  • Typically 5+ years of experience across multiple IT areas and 2-3 years of relevant Applications architecture experience.

  • Experience working with third party IT service providers and consultancies.

  • Experience of principles and practices involved in solutions development, maintenance, service delivery and project delivery.

  • Experience of the principles and practices involved in solutions development, maintenance, service delivery and project delivery.

  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of at least one specific technology area and a broad understanding across a wide field along with a track record of applying such knowledge.

  • Excellent inter-personal skills, confidence dealing with colleagues.

  • High level of responsibility and ownership of technical issues.

  • Good technical understanding and  aptitude to remain up to date with technology and industry developments.



For further information or to request a copy of the job description please contact Stephen Ingram on 028 90997720. Alternatively e-mail your CV and any query to