Our client is looking for a first class Solutions Architect to play a key role in their digital transformation, building an understanding of our user’s needs and organisational strategy and utilising your skills and knowledge of the IT industry to shape solutions and select technologies that produce great outcomes.
Working with multi-skilled delivery teams utilising Agile methods in collaborative fast paced developments, you will shape solutions from discovery to live service. Building strong working relationships with developers, technical architects, product owners, analysts, user researchers and UX designers.
You will be accountable for:
·Developing solution architectures, aligned to the client’s enterprise architecture, that satisfy the key functional and non-functional requirements arising from user and product needs.
·Researching, investigate and introduce new technologies which will be required to implement the requirements of the reference architecture, including leading the development of prototypes.
·Acting as the technical design authority in project delivery, working with technical leads to ensure that the requirements of the solution architecture are implemented in full, and that dependencies are managed.
·Supporting members of development teams in breaking down complex problems and identifying steps towards solutions.
Essential Skills required:
·Proven experience in a Solution Architect role or similar role such as Technical Architect, Technical Lead / Lead Developer with solution design responsibility or Enterprise / Business Architect with an IT development background.
·Able to design and develop solution architectures considering user needs, re-use, non-functional requirements in a micro service-based approach to service orientated architecture.
·Experience in building solutions utilising a variety of technologies including latest industry trends.
·Experience in the identification and selection of Third Party products or SaaS offerings to meet identified capabilities.
·Demonstrable knowledge and experience of database technologies (relational and NoSQL), multiple data formats and standards.
·Experience in designing data focused solutions utilising Hadoop related technologies, distributed processing and machine learning.
·Experience in the provision of cloud-based services from providers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP), and in the deployment of bespoke services to cloud based infrastructure.
·Experience in the use of notations such as Archimate to model solution architectures utilising tools such as SparxEA.