We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Solutions Architect to join a well-established organisation in Slough on an initial 2 month contract. ** previous local government experience needed****Inside IR35 Umbrella contractors only****Role is Hybrid - 3 days remotely 2 office based pw****Client are developing the architecture function and require someone who can take the projects they have now and develop the architecture design & act as a tech lead whilst also building out the architectural processes and standards*The TSA will work as part of the ICT Client Services Team reporting to the Head of ICT. *You will be required to hold a number of technical design responsibilities in support of key Projects under the Transformation Programme. *You will be asked to make technical assessments and provide client with advice and strategic direction inline with best practice technical and security principles. *You will work to the guidance of appointed Programme Leads and will be required to attend both internal client and partner technical sessions. *Where required you will work with other technical roles at the client and within the partner network to collectively provide technical solutions and recommendations across a range of projects. *You will lead technical design sessions and will take ownership for producing detailed design and user testing documentation. MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES: *Provide technical leadership and architectural design as part of the ICT Team *Undertake the structured analysis of technical issues, translating this analysis into technical designs that describes a solution. *Producing technical and security recommendations *Produce detailed design documentation to support the delivery of key Projects *Produce Test plans and will lead on all FAT/UAT activities *Identifying the deeper issues that need fixing. Will look for opportunities to collaborate and reuse components, communicating with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. *Work alongside strategic partners. To collaborate and jointly deliver technical solutions *Can support detailed audit work of key infrastructure devices. Can intelligently review audit information and provide recommendations for foxes, changes where required *Design systems characterised by medium levels of risk, impact and business or technical complexity. Works across multiple services or a single large or complicated serviceSo if you are a Technical Solutions Architect looking for your next exciting contract please apply today! "In applying for this position, you consent to your personal data being shared with the specified employer and for your details to remain with GTS for as long as is necessary to process your application. See our Privacy Notice for full informationGlobal Technology Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy..