Combining IT expertise with leadership and management skills, an architect is responsible for overseeing the technical systems and structures of a business or organisation.
Responsible for overseeing business IT projects from end to end, an architect acts as a link between developers, designers and the wider business.
There are four main types of technical architect, each with differing specialisms:
|Posted||Job Title||Salary / Daily Rate||Location||Type|
|Posted21/06/2018||Job Title||Salary / Daily Rate€80,000||LocationDublin||TypePermanent|
|Posted12/06/2018||Job Title||Salary / Daily Rate70,000 - 90,000 plus bonus and benefits package||LocationDublin City Centre||TypePermanent|
|Posted5/06/2018||Job Title||Salary / Daily RateNegotiable||LocationDublin||TypePermanent|
|Posted5/06/2018||Job Title||Salary / Daily Rate€500 - €550||LocationDublin||TypeContract|
The specific requirements and responsibilities of the architect role will vary depending on the focus of the company, but will typically include:
To work as a technical architect, you will need to have a degree in an associated subject such as IT, computer science or software development. A postgraduate qualification in these fields may also suffice to equip you with the technical knowledge the role requires.
Combining technical and managerial elements, the role of a technical architect requires a range of skills, including:
Experience in the industry is also essential in becoming a technical architect. Roles such as programming, testing and systems development can all provide the skills and experience which can lead to a career as an architect.