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Solution Architect

  • Location: England
  • Salary: Up to £700.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Jamie McCulloch
  • Duration: 6 month rolling
  • Expiry Date: 23 October 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -092021-463918

Solution Architect

6 month rolling contract

£600-700/day (umbrella)


Core Duties / Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

o Design and communicate solution architectures, helping support global delivery teams in the design and development of integrated reusable solutions.

o Produce architecture designs that adhere to standard, strategies and practices (including security).

o Present architecture design proposals to and gain agreement from the global architecture review board.

o Maintain and own core application frameworks ensuring changes and modifications support the global business and remain compatible with existing integrations.

o Consider organisation process and service changes in addition to technology solutions.

o Balance solutions using time and cost as factors whilst identifying and mitigating technical risks.

o Engage with a variety of stakeholders at varying levels to ensure that all aspects of the solution are fully considered and agreed.

o Work on multiple projects at various stages of delivery.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience skills and behaviours:

o Capable of creating a compelling and accurate design that considers all stakeholders.

o Experience understanding and interpreting business processes finding the right technology fit.

o Experience in building good relationships across the technology team and within the wider business.

o Ability to identify, escalate and manage risks, issues and actions.

o Driven to update your skills, awareness and understanding of developments in the wider commercial world and capable of bringing relevant ideas to the table.

o Awareness and knowledge of architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, ArchiMate, C4, UML, SysML.

o A keen interest in technology and emerging trends.

o Knowledge of and experience in using Object Orientated Analysis and Design and the Unified Modelling Language.

o Experience of working within a software delivery lifecycle as part of multiple project teams.

o Experience in the financial sector preferred but not essential.

o Knowledge of/experience in ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library).

o Awareness of IT Data Security standards.

o Experience in SQL Server and high level database design.

o Knowledge of/experience in enterprise development technologies and tools.