Technical and Solutions Architect CIO

Location: The role will be based across our office in London Bridge and remotely as we operate a hybrid model of working.
Term: 6 month fixed term contract
Salary: £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 7 August 2022
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Technical & Solutions Architect to join our Application Development team. The role will be based across our office in London Bridge and remotely as we operate a hybrid model of working. We anticipate this role to be 1-2 days per week in the office with the remainder remotely. 

About the Role

The Technical & Solutions Architect will work alongside other architects, business partners, analysts, third parties, and the service support functions to design solutions that meet functional and cost requirements, while conforming to corporate standards and strategies. 

You will actively support the Software Delivery Lifecycle, be accountable for assuring the implementation of IT solutions through to launch and that those delivered solutions conform to design documentation and standards and resolving any identified architectural issues. You will create, maintain, and govern architecture principles, standards, patterns, design and related artifacts and strategic roadmaps.

The salary for this position is £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits. 
If you would like to now more about this role, please contact the Recruitment Team at for a full Job Description. 

About You

The successful candidate will have a broad and deep understanding of different IT systems and technologies across the enterprise and the ability to use this knowledge to design solutions across applications, data, security, operations, and technology. You will also have a broad and deep understanding of the security and operational aspects of system design.

You will have a comprehensive understanding of the software development life cycle and supporting methodologies and experience troubleshooting complex IT issues.

You will have previous experience and track record of designing and delivering complex IT infrastructure solutions to budget and deadlines and experience designing solutions across on premise and cloud. 

You are an excellent problem-solver by way of data analysis and supporting rationale. TOGAF certification is beneficial to succeeding in the role. 


About us

PRS for Music has been at the heart of the music business since 1914, representing our membership of 160,000 songwriters, composers, and publishers. We pay royalties to our members when their musical works are performed, broadcast, streamed, or used in film and TV. We also work on impacting the music industry through collaborations, digital developments, influencing legislation and supporting new musical talent for the future. 

Why PRS?

We have worked hard at PRS for Music to create a culture where each colleague can bring their true selves to work and thrive.

We want you to have the work/life balance you need, so our flexible working approach covers both location and hours. You can work with your manager to find the hours that work best for you, as long as you are available for meetings when needed. We even provide the opportunity twice a year to work remotely, for up to a month at a time, in the UK or abroad.

We love music and host events so we can socialise as a team and share our passion. From our legendary Christmas Gig to quizzes, drag queen bingo, comedy nights and team socials. Wellbeing is high on our agenda with a full programme of events, webinars, and initiatives, plus a team of Mental Health First Aiders to ensure we are happy, healthy and engaged.

Next steps

Sound like you?

If so, we would love to hear from you – apply now and send your CV & Covering Letter to

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