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Technical architects Jobs in Pontefract

Job Overview

Technical architects, also called IT systems architects, work closely with project managers, software developers and designers to plan and build IT systems.

The Skills Required

You will need to have:

  • excellent communication skills, with the ability to understand client requirements
  • strong problem-solving skills
  • the ability to build good relationships with clients and colleagues
  • the ability to gather and interpret data
  • excellent presentation skill
  • a broad knowledge of technologies and applications 
  • the ability to explain ideas clearly to technical and non-technical staff
  • a knowledge of industry quality standards, legislation and best practice
  • the ability to work effectively under pressure and to deadlines
  • a flexible and adaptable approach
  • a commitment to keep up to date with technology

Qualifications

You will normally be expected to have a degree or postgraduate qualification. Relevant subjects include:

  • computer science or computer engineering
  • information management systems
  • business information systems
  • software development
  • mathematics

​Pontefract is a historic market town in the Wakefield District of West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 (or Great North Road) and the M62 motorway. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is one of the five towns in the metropolitan borough of the City of Wakefield and had a population of 30,881 at the 2011 Census. Pontefract's motto is Post mortem patris pro filio, Latin for "After the death of the father, support the son", a reference to the English Civil War Royalist sympathies. Pontefract lies in close proximity to the A1 and the M62. Bus transport is provided by Arriva Yorkshire, the main hub in the town for this being Pontefract bus station. The town has direct rail connections with Leeds, Wakefield, Goole, Castleford, York and Sheffield from the town's three railway stations; Pontefract Monkhill, Pontefract Tanshelf and Pontefract Baghill. The closest airports are Leeds Bradford and Doncaster Sheffield.

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