Technical Architect - Software Implementation - UK - 14672

Recruiter
JPS Selection
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£40,000 - £60,000 (+ benefits)
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
COMPANY:

A leading global supply chain software organisation and recognised leader are looking for a Technical Architect for their Global Implementation Services Team. This position can be based anywhere in the UK on a home based contract with client travel at least 40% of the time.

ROLE:

- The Technical Architect assists the project team with all technical aspects of the software implementation project.
- Tasks may include software installation, customer training in data model/data integration, assisting clients with data and system integration tasks, user security setup and configuration, delivery of application analytics capabilities, working with functional consultants to translate and support technical capabilities, define, develop, test and implement batch script jobs, work with R&D to communicate technical requirements and potential enhancements.
- Facilitates/leads design workshops to help define and deliver technical components of software implementation in support of business requirements.
- Leads the writing of technical specifications during the design phase of the project that supports the documented solution design and is within the scope of solution capabilities.
- Be able to write technical integration specifications between the integration platform and customer ERP systems.
- Develop batch schedule documentation and write batch scripting to automate the data transfers between Integration platform and Supply Chain Planning solutions.
- Is a thought leader in technical solutions and is able to apply that knowledge to customer's situation.
- Provides advice to customers regarding industry best practices and technical process methodology.
- Recognises and highlights incremental revenue opportunities with existing customers / projects.
- Setup and coordinate technical acceptance testing efforts which will support final acceptance and critical phase sign-off by the IT and business owners.
- Provides technical support during the 'go-live' and post go live period.
- Completes assigned and agreed to work within allotted time and with a high level of quality.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

- 5+ years of hands-on experience in database administration (MS SQL Server or Oracle) or as a consultant providing technical support for enterprise level package software environment.
- 5+ years of scripting experience.
- 3+ years of specific experience working with a software vendor/consultancy as a technical resource or as a technical consultant
- Advanced degree in Computer Science, or Computer Engineering preferred. A combination of degree and relevant industry experience may be considered in lieu of advanced degree.
- Strong skills in Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Visio.
- Ability to prepare and deliver presentations for user, management, and executive level audiences. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills required.

If this position is of interest, please apply now!