Technical Architect

  • Job Reference: 1170068360-2
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Uniting People
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £600 to £650 Per Day
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Role: Technical architect

Job Type: Contract

(inside IR35)
Duration: 6 Months

Work Location: Manchester OR Telford (2 days onsite), United Kingdom

A technical architect is responsible for the design and building of technical architecture.

At this role level, you will:

undertake structured analysis of technical issues, translating this analysis into technical designs that describe a solution.

be consulted about design and provide design patterns.

identify deeper issues that need fixing.

look for opportunities to collaborate and reuse components, communicating with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.



Communicating between the technical and non-technical (technical architect)

  • speak on behalf of technical teams and facilitate relationships with indirect stakeholders

Governance and assurance

  • understand how governance works and what governance is required.
  • take responsibility for the assurance of a service and know what risks need to be managed

Making and guiding decisions

  • make decisions characterised by managed levels of risk and complexity and recommend decisions as risk and complexity increase.
  • resolve technical disputes between wider peers and indirect stakeholders, considering all views and opinions


  • apply strategy, using and challenging patterns, standards, policies, roadmaps, and vision statements.
  • provide guidance

Turning business problems into technical design

  • design systems characterised by managed levels of risk, manageable business and technical complexity, and meaningful impact.
  • work with well understood technology and identify appropriate patterns

Understanding the whole context

  • understand trends and practices outside your team and how these will impact your work.
  • see how your work fits into the broader strategy and historical context.
  • consider the patterns and interactions on a larger scale