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Public Sector Senior Data & AI Architect

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: Bristol

Department: Data

About Kin + Carta

Want to help build a world that works better for everyone? Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy that makes a difference to the billions who now use government services, work, play, shop, communicate and share online.

Join 1,600 curious and diverse minds in connecting people, data and technology to produce amazing experiences for critical government services, and for some of the world’s most influential companies. Become a maker, builder or creator as we explore the possibilities of sustainable digital technology, helping clients to rapidly innovate, modernise their systems, enable their teams, and optimise for continued growth.

We focus on tech but we’re a proudly inclusive business with trust and human connection at its heart. People, the planet, and profit matter equally to us which is why we’re a certified B Corporation in the United States and Europe. 

The role in a nutshell:

Kin + Carta are looking for an experienced highly motivated, entrepreneurial and dedicated Senior Data & AI Architect to join our growing Public Sector delivery team. Based out of a new Bristol K+C office, this role will bring expertise from working within government organisations to help us blend K+C's ways of working with government standards and codes. It will form part of our core public sector team within K+C, helping to refine what we are doing already within government, and extending our reach so we can help more public sector organisations build a better world for everyone.

This senior role comprises a mix of leadership across varied and sometimes complex agile projects and programmes. and helping to build public sector business and capability within K+C.  Our Data Architects work with our expert in-house teams of developers, designers and testing engineers to deliver innovative, high-quality data products. Our government client list includes Test and Trace, the Home Office, Trade Remedies Authority, DLUHC, MoJ, National Crime Agency, GDS and the Planning Inspectorate, and is growing rapidly.

What you’ll be doing:

With a specific focus on cloud enabled data and AI solutions:

  • Leading technical elements of client pitches and responding to technical questions
  • Leading technical discoveries and helping to shape the scope, size and approach of technical implementations with our clients
  • Providing leadership and guidance with technical delivery teams, ensuring technical excellence and quality assurance is embedded into everything we do
  • Getting hands on with proof of concepts and prototypes, helping to show our clients and teams at Kin+Carta the art of the possible
  • Helping our clients pave the way for successful implementations, working with their  teams to establish the correct infrastructure, networks & security for Kin+Carta teams to land and deliver at pace
  • Leading the refinement of reference architectures and architectural blueprints both at a generic best practice level and in response to specific client challenges
  • Keeping Kin+Carta at the forefront of technological advancements and ensuring our approach is always ahead of our competitors both in terms of what we pitch and what we deliver
  • Developing training and coaching programmes that ensure all of our technical teams have knowledge and experience in the areas they need to support our clients
  • Supporting the growth and direction of our technical teams, helping to identify the key capabilities we need to stay ahead, recruit new talent and taking line management responsibility as our team scales
  • Through certification and training support the capability of your team and Kin and Carta achieve partner recognition and status.
  • Acting as a lead liaison between our technology partners and our technical teams within Kin+Carta, helping to shape go to market strategies and identifying new opportunities as they emerge
  • Promoting our data expertise and credentials through thought leadership.

The type of person we’d love to meet:

  • Experience leading and supporting high-performing data projects in the Public Sector, with experience within two separate programs of work, ideally in more than one government organisation.
  • An experienced cloud architect with a deep interest in how data can improve experience and drive better business decision making.
  • Keen to shape our data capability and get actively engaged with existing and new clients and make a positive impact on our growth.
  • A strong communicator, able to bring complex technical concepts to life for business stakeholders and equally convey business needs effectively to technical audiences.
  • Looking for opportunities to share knowledge, get published and demonstrate thought leadership when it comes to the technical architectures that can help organisations accelerate value from data.


Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.