Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect


Job Reference: 22-00061

£63,000 - £70,500 Per Year

 Solutions Architect. 
Are you seeking a challenging, interesting & varied role as a Solutions Architect in a complex technical environment? 
This is an opportunity to join a company (a market leader in their sector) that uses technology to improve its service to its customers. As such, they have a fantastic opportunity for a Solutions Architect to join our client's team. They are mid-way through an exciting 2 year digital 'Workwise' programme to complement the wide range of services they offer their customers. One of the key features of the digital programme is an online portal, developed on Microsoft's Azure platform, which allows customers to self-serve by accessing a range of online services anywhere, anytime. 
You will be responsible for creating and maintaining the roadmap of technical products and acting as the subject matter expert in Cloud Computing Technologies (including Azure) and the software development process. You will work with cross-functional teams in a collaborative way and play a key role in each phase of the software/product development lifecycle. Working as the Cloud specialist you will be developing products for the Company's customers as well as configuring tools and technologies to enhance the value they derive. 
Title:                     Solutions Architect. 
Location:             Remote / Hybrid with 2 days a week in London office.  
Contract Type:  Permanent Fixed Term Contract (12 months)
Salary:                  £63,000 to £70,500 pa.  Excellent leave allowance and flexible working with generous pension
The Role: 
  • Interact with business users, product managers, developers and other IT staff in order to envision, model and provide initial models and designs that can be built. 
  • Review the code to ensure the quality of the design by avoiding complexity, advocating clarity and ensuring best practice is followed. 
  • Act as design authority for end to end designs involving NPI (New Product Introduction) projects (i.e. new and extending products), and technologies. 
  • Steer technical solutions for assigned NPI (i.e. new and extending products) through the entire lifecycle of the project. Knowledge and thought leadership - Maintain in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies. 
  • Being the link between Product and Development to ensure all technical considerations are addressed and not just 'put back onto' Project Management. taking into account needs of all project stakeholders: end users, project sponsors, QA, operations, UI/UX designers etc. 
  • Being a key contributor & independent reviewer at design reviews. 
About you:  You will have experience of/in: 
  • Technical leadership, working as an architect on complex projects and programmes in a mid-large scale heterogeneous enterprise with customer facing web/mobile application development. 
  • Ability to design complex technical solutions, able to innovate and think creatively. 
  • IT technical design and security.   
  • Integrating within a heterogeneous systems landscape and to third party, cloud-based platforms,  developing and deploying scalable and resilient RESTful web services. 
  • Microsoft Azure Stack (preferable) or AWS.  Leading the technical design, development and implementation of complex, integrated, enterprise cloud applications 
  • Solutions design and implementation of a range of network and infrastructure services. 
  • Designing infrastructure and database solutions for new key business applications. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills able to think analytically, with systematic and logical approach to solving complex problems, with a  high attention to detail. Excellent planning and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise own work to meet deadlines. 
For more information on this exciting opportunity please call Laura Ramm on 01566 776 888 or email [email protected]   
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