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Technical Architect

York, Yorkshire
£36,000 to £42,000
Job Type
14 Sep 2022

For 60 years, Portakabin has been a market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of modular buildings, and a pioneer of environmentally sustainable off-site construction.

Due to our ambitious growth plans we have a fantastic opportunity to join the team at our international head office in York as an Technical Architect in a new role with excellent development opportunities.

You'll be rewarded for your hard work and dedication through a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. We have a brilliant and inclusive work environment which offers a flexible approach to hybrid working aligned to the challenges of modern life.

Role Details

  • Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 per annum plus 5% -10% bonus OTE
  • Role based: York, YO32 hybrid working
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Annual leave: 25 plus bank holidays

Benefits & Opportunities

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
  • Working flexibly principles
  • Contributory pension
  • A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off
  • We offer Company Sponsored Development relevant to role

Role Responsibilities

  • The Technical Architect, with the support of the Lead Architect, will work with other Architects, developers and 3rd parties to implement technology solutions that assist the business in delivering its strategic objectives.
  • Lead engagements with stakeholders at all levels to translate business and non-functional requirements into technology solutions.
  • Design and build secure, highly available technical solutions across our on-premise and multi-cloud environments.
  • Work with internal development teams and external parties to implement technical architectures.
  • Maintain architecture documentation including roadmaps and current / future state representations.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

  • The ability to understand complex application architectures
  • Broad knowledge of IT technologies and data architecture
  • Working knowledge of cloud technologies e.g. Azure
  • An adaptable, creative and resilient approach with a positive attitude
  • Even if you do not match all of our ideal' criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 1,750 people across ten European countries.

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We're keen to get someone started in this role. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply as soon as possible as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.

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  • Job Reference: 711525527-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Portakabin
  • Location: York, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £36,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent