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Grace Tattersall

Morgan Law are proud to be working with The Scout Association to recruit their permanent Technical Architect at a time of exciting digital transformation

They are looking for an experienced and ambitious technical architect to design and own key areas of the technology roadmap. This is a unique opportunity to bring your skills, experience and passion for technology to an historic and prestigious organisation to help deliver an ambitious digital transformation strategy for Scouting.

You will be responsible for the support and maintenance of business-critical systems and products. You should be independent and persistent with the resilience to cope with significant and often competing priorities

Key Tasks

  • Design, maintain and improve our technology platform and infrastructure to support our ecosystem of digital services, business systems and data
  • In partnership with our DevOps Engineer and Head of Technology, work towards continuous integration and delivery processes and infrastructure for the Scouts
  • Play a leading role in designing a suite of new technology services to support our 160,000 volunteers and the technical and data architecture to underpin these
  • Design, evaluate and help to procure technology systems and services to support the interoperability of a range of business critical systems and services
  • Support, develop and maintain relationships with technical personnel in our key suppliers in order to ensure the highest level of technical standards, as well as systems which are sustainable and offer good value for money
  • Ensure Scouts technologies are built and maintained to current best practice in data protection and cyber security and in line with GDPR, ISO27001 and other relevant guidance and legislation
  • Keep abreast of developments in technology, leading evaluation of options and vendors and proactively making recommendations

Technical Skills & Experience required

  • Microsoft stack technologies, comprising a range of .Net applications, knowledge of Content Management Systems
  • Azure experience
  • Demonstrable experience of design from scratch or significant improvement of technical architecture in a multi-faceted organisation
  • Experience of designing for integration and interoperability between a range of digital services, applications and business systems
  • Knowledge of current trends in web and application development