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Integration Architect / Technical Architect /Solution Architect

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    IT Architecture

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £75000 per annum + 20% bonus + Great benefits

  • Contact:

    Ian Clark

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    about 2 years ago

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Integration Architect / Technical Architect / Solution Architect / Workday

My client a global E-commerce company are currently looking for an Integration Architect to join their established team.

You will ideally have experience of integration HR / Financial systems - ideally Workday / Agresso / UNIT 4

This is a great opportunity to join a team of high-quality, innovative and like-minded people, who are driving the development of compelling cloud-based solutions to leapfrog my client's capabilities.

Job requirements:

  • To shape and manage the Technical Architecture for our corporate IT (HR and Finance) landscape including;
  • Providing technical expertise and guidance to development teams both inhouse and 3rd parties around architecture design and implementation, ensuring standards are consistency upheld and quality practices are embedded early within delivery teams
  • Maintain a technical Roadmap for the platform, defining how constituent technologies, frameworks and hosted environment are kept up to date to ensure maximum productivity and cost effectiveness.
  • Set and govern non-functional requirements for systems ensuring that all delivery teams meet set standards around performance, security, code maintainability and supportability.
  • Work with other Architects to ensure that application design principles are adhered to in the creation of any new systems / platforms
  • Work with the Enterprise Architecture team to input to the strategic technical roadmaps for the system and business capabilities.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technology trends. Seek to innovate and champion new technologies/frameworks/tools where appropriate.
  • Work with the Technical Design Authority to ensure that designs receive appropriate and timely governance. Presenting technical solutions where required.
  • Reviewing, assessing and approving requests that deviate from the published technical strategies, policies and standards.
  • Ensuring that the technical architecture documentation for the domain is kept up to date and made available as required

Ideal person:

Have a clear focus to deliver results, working to targets, reviewing progress and adapting their plans accordingly, motivating themselves/the team to achieve.

Understand who their customers are and seeks to exceed their needs, focussing on the importance of safety for both customers and employees.

Understand business and external environment, is cost conscious and understands the longer-term perspective and implications of decisions.

Express ideas confidently and clearly, builds positive and constructive relationships with others, gets to know colleagues within their own team and supports them to ensure team goals are achieved.


  • Significant commercial experience as a Technical Architect, within integration of COTS (commercial off the shelf packages), ideally in a HR/Finance environment.
  • Experience of Agresso, Workday
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering high quality technical solutions in line with business needs and timescales.
  • Understanding of software best practices, design principles & patterns
  • Ability to explain complex technical information in business terms, helping to shape business process
  • Good understanding of coding best practices for security and performance

Experience of working in a technology-based role and interfacing to a varied number of internal and external stakeholders

Integration Architect / Technical Architect / Solution Architect / Workday