It Service Architect

Essex, United Kingdom

Job Description

Tempting Recruitment are working on behalf of our client, a Local Authority to recruit a IT Service Architect.

Salary: £350 per day
Working Pattern: Full-Time
Contract: Temporary
Start: ASAP


This role is responsible for development of the Service Architecture that ensures that technical development and delivery is designed to be delivered as services compliant with the ITIL V3 Framework with integration of service levels and processes across all Business Service ICT components.


  • Responsible for implementing the strategy for service delivery that support the strategic needs ensuring services are designed to transition in to service effectively to meet the availability and performance requirements necessary to ensure successful business operations
  • Responsible for designing and developing an overarching Service Architecture that integrates, at a service level, of all ICT components within a defined Business Service ensuring simplification of transition in to service, management and adherence to service and performance levels across the whole supplier ecosystem
  • Leading the Delivery of service innovation to the advantage of the Council by capturing and prioritising market and environmental trends, business strategies and objectives, and identifying the business benefits of alternative strategies ensuring alignment to the Service Architecture
  • Responsible for providing expert advice and guidance to the Commercial Team to ensure Suppliers and procured products adhere to the Service Architecture and principles of operation.
  • Leading assessment and approval of TS and third-party service design to ensure architectural conformance which simplifies implementation and ensures effective service operation whilst reducing cost
  • Experience of working on Cloud migration.
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in experience. Accredited to ITIL V3 Expert Level and TOGAF 9.2 Level 1 - Foundation (or similar) and must have demonstrable understanding and capability to employ supporting frameworks and methodologies including ArchiMate, BPMN, COBIT and IT4IT.
  • Evidence of continual professional development to keep pace with technical and business change that meet defined SFIA V7 competencies.

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