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Technical Specialist

Job Title: Technical Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: CM/Tech Specialist_1626388221
Contact Name: Cauvery Machaiah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Job Purpose

Provide authoritative expertise to enable advanced support, provide strategic guidance and create and apply technical standards for one of Client's key strategic IT technology domains.

Key Accountabilities

1. Maintain a high level of expertise in the supported technology domain, keeping up to date with new developments in the field as well as maintaining a deep knowledge of the existing and legacy applications of the technology in the client environment. Ownership of technical-level relationship with the vendor.

2. Provide expert-level consultancy services to delivery projects utilising the technology domain, ensuring that new solution deliveries successfully integrate and follow domain and client's best practice and standards.

3. Influence and guide strategic direction to confirm that client's strategy and policy for the technical specialism prioritises maintainability, supportability and best practice with relation to the technology domain.

4. Provide expert level technical support to assist ITSS colleagues who require assistance or solutions for complex issues related to the supported technology area.

5. Highlight, communicate and address future and current risks, opportunities and challenges for the client arising from developments or changes in the technology domain.

6. Define, author and maintain ITSS operational patterns, standards and best practice for the supported technology domain.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


Extensive experience in an expert-level role supporting and delivering solutions in the supported technology.

Industry recognised high level qualification in the supported technology.

Experience in design, development and support of bespoke solutions in the supported technology.

Demonstrable expertise in and knowledge of current, future and existing developments in the field of the supported technology.


Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the supported technology deployments within the rail industry.

Recognised industry contributor to the development of the supported technology domain best practice.

Thorough understanding of consultancy approaches, tools and techniques.

Experience of working as an expert authority in the supported technology domain within a large organisation.

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