Technical Design Lead

Job Title Technical Design Lead
Sector IT, Government / Defence, Finance, Business Change & Transformation, Digital, Cyber Security
Location Huddersfield
Type Permanent
Salary £45000-£60000

Our client is looking to hire a Technical Design Lead, in a growing organisation beginning a new era of digital and organisational change. In this role you will form and lead the small Business Analysis and Architecture team in capturing and translating business requirements into technology solutions by designing solutions that meet business requirements.

You will define project scopes, drawing up project plans in conjunction with all stakeholders based on deliverables, budgets and timelines. Management of project to key milestones and budgets.

Recognise the need for change and the impacts of change to both the individual and the team. Be able to communicate the requirements for change and maintain ongoing communications on implementation and delivery. Be able to work with staff to understand their concerns and issues and recognise and implement relevant and appropriate support.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing solution architecture resource to support the delivery of new technology
  • Translation of business requirements into technology solutions through negotiating priority of scope and requirements.
  • Designing technology solutions that meet business requirements, support the IT strategy and align with IT architectures.
  • Developing high level designs and supporting low level designs.
  • Reporting on key deliverables to management.
  • Ensuring data and cybersecurity is at the core of all designs.


  • Skilled in MS Azure cloud solutions (desirable)
  • Architect secure solutions that meet data protection and cybersecurity requirements (desirable)
  • Setting up and working with Visual Studio Teams Services/Azure DevOps Server
  • Delivering architectural solutions for:
    • Dynamics CRM / 365
    • CMS
    • API
    • Mobile
    • Data warehousing
    • SharePoint
  • Experience of working on Agile development
  • Knowledge of MS Azure technologies.
  • ITIL v3/v4 service design knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ITIL Foundation v3/v4
  • MS Azure certifications
  • Diploma in Business Analysis

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