Applications Architect (Contract)

Hayward Hawk Recruitment

Applications Architect (Contract) | £500/day (Negotiable) | 5 months (Extension Likely) | Belfast | Enterprise-Scale | 1st Time Contractors Welcome

HAYWARD HAWK TECHNOLOGY have partnered with an established organization that operate on an All-Ireland basis in the energy supply industry. They are looking for an experienced (5 years+) Applications Architect (Contract) to lead the design of new applications as well as overseeing incremental changes to existing applications across the whole portfolio. This contract will run to 31st March 2020 and high likelihood of extension. The successful candidate will be based in Belfast for the entirety of this contract.
  
** 1st time contractors welcome **
  
Client:
The client are the largest energy supplier in Ireland (both NI and RoI) supplying to both business and domestic customers. They are known for staying ahead of their competition by welcoming change and incorporating new processes in their departments, especially in their technology team. They have exciting work in front of them as they embrace a large-scale migration to Cloud. The successful Applications Architect (Contract) will provide technical leadership to the applications development team, collaborating on designs and conducting solution reviews.
  
Responsibilities:
As an experienced Applications Architect (Contract) you will be part of a multi-disciplinary Agile team:
  • Defining enterprise application architectures for use by technical teams
  • Conducting meetings with business owners and transform requirements into effective and strategically aligned solutions which are clearly and concisely communicated
  • Driving standardisation and simplification across the enterprise, lowering cost, improving quality and value of applications in a strategic manner
  • Governing adherence to architecture processes by projects and operations, presenting key findings to ARB
  • Owning and driving actions stemming from audits and reviews
  
Skills needed:
  • Previous experience in a documentation based Applications / Enterprise / Solutions Architect role
  • Define enterprise application architectures for use by technical teams
  • Conduct meetings with business owners and transform requirements into effective and strategically aligned solutions which are clearly and concisely communicated
  • Extensive experience in working as part of multi-discipline teams through significant application architecture projects including direct hands on experience in enterprise-level architecture and design
  • Extensive experience of leading high and low level solution designs at conceptual, logical and physical levels for .NET / C# applications built to support customer orientated solutions
  • Experience of cloud technologies, solutions and future cloud strategies
  • Can-do attitude, pragmatic approach, people person, willing to drive improvement, ability to inspire, back up words with action
  
Day Rate and Start Date:
  • £500+ per day (negotiable)
  • ASAP but client can wait up to 4 weeks
  
Making the Move to Contracting?
If you are interested in making the move to contracting and wish to know more about the ins and outs, getting set up etc., get in touch today to find out more.
  
For further information on this Applications Architect (Contract) role, or any other Technology roles in Belfast, Dublin or London, please apply via the link below or contact Ronan Donnelly in the strictest confidence on 02895 902688.