Technical Architect

Technical Architect

Node4 has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Architecture to join our growing architecture function. We launched our business with three team members from our Derby office with a simple aim – deliver powerful technology and IT solutions to customers with exceptional service. Years later, our workforce has vastly expanded and we’ve opened new sites and data centres all over the country. Our expertise in technology has seen our portfolio of solutions evolve for organisations of all shapes and sizes, but even with our progress, expansion and growth, we’re proud to have stuck by our principles – providing our customers with the tools to make change happen across the world. Our solutions harness the power of cloud technology, automation and AI to optimise key business processes and give organisations more visibility, control and insight from their data. 

Node4 is one of the UK’s leading Microsoft Partners and Cloud Solutions Providers of award-winning software including Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM, ERP, Azure and Power Platform. Our clients include the National Higways, NHS Resolutions, High-Speed Rail 2, ACAS, National Audit Office and West Mercia Police.  We’re adept at using Microsoft’s proven technology to deliver tailored solutions such as case management and stakeholder communications, compliance management tools, self-service portals and centres of enablement that support the innovative use of Power Platform. We also provide a full range of professional services, from requirements gathering to bespoke development, training and ongoing project support. 

We’re a talented and dynamic organisation with a combination of expertise, passion and service commitment that remains central to our culture and success. And we are growing, and need more lovely, excellent people to join us! 

What you’ll be doing?

  • Provide technical leadership and set the direction for Power Platform projects. 
  • Develop high-level architectural designs and solutions. Guide project teams, assist in issue resolution, and provide expert advice on the Power Platform.   
  • Design solutions that are scalable, robust, supportable and secure.   
  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to translate business needs into strategic technology solutions.   
  • Ensure that the solutions adhere to Microsoft's recommended practices.   
  • Facilitate communication and cooperation between consultants, development teams, stakeholders, and clients.  
  • Support Project Managers with technical governance. 
  • Provide the Node4 delivery teams with strategic thinking and support to deliver the technical vision. 
  • Support the functional teams and empower and encourage them to build prototypes to tell a story and bring a proposed solution to life.  
  • Champion early intervention in projects to support the transition from sales to delivery and influence mobilisation, planning and resourcing. 
  • Remain up to date with new feature releases, understand them and propose them to clients with rationale such as process efficiency.   

What you’ll bring to Node4?

  • Technical implementation level knowledge and experience in Microsoft Business Applications and Power Platform with significant architectural experience of enterprise programmes. 
  • Knowledgeable about the full range of software architecture disciplines, ideally with experience of TOGAF or Zachman architecture principles  
  • Practical and pragmatic experience in balancing quality assurance against the demands of timeline and commerciality. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a talent for mentoring other team members and guiding them in achieving results 
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders 
  • Understanding of the Success by Design principles 

What can we offer you? 

  • Hybrid Working 
  • Private Medical Insurance or Company Paid Health Cash Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • 25 days holidays plus your birthday off 
  • Option to purchase additional holiday (up to 5 days) 
  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Life Assurance x 4 
  • A diverse workforce 
  • Employee investment with Node4 training Academy 
  • Family savings and shopping discounts through the Node4 benefits portal. 
  • Discounted Gym Membership 
  • Modern facilities with open and welcoming breakout areas 
  • Company Social events 
  • Never ending supply of hot and cold drinks, biscuits, sweets, and fruit 

Why join Node4?

Founded in 2004, Node4 has experienced exceptional growth and success over the years. From an office in Derby to locations nationwide. From three people to a workforce of over 1,200. We believe that our people are the driving force behind our success. We are a vibrant, passionate, and diverse team committed to providing exceptional service as standard. We are proud of our employees and the environment that reflects our core business values of Passion, Innovation, and Trust. 

Node4 is the place to be if you are passionate about technology and providing exceptional service while developing your career within a welcoming and evolving company. 

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