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Solutions Architect

  • Location

    Warwickshire, England

  • Sector:

    IT Architecture

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ian Clark

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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My client a global digital e-commerce agency is looking for an experience Solution Architect to join a past pace fast growing team. Having experience within E-commerce / Digital is a distinct advantage.

Job duties

  • Lead in designing, specifying and selecting information system solutions, considering functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance.
  • Develop and maintain a model of Application and underlying infrastructure architecture
  • Lead the organisation in exploiting technology and use knowledge of IT solutions to drive organisational change and support business process design.
  • Understand and support to software architecture design and support offshore development team in developing solutions
  • Estimate cost, and prepare business cases for IT solutions, considering infrastructure, licenses, development and support
  • Work with the Project Managers and Business Analysts and Customer experience architects to develop high level project schedule resource plans for implementation projects.
  • Document as-is and future solutions by producing standard IT architecture artefacts as high level technical design and low level technical design

Skills and experience

  • Strategic business acumen and understanding of organisation strategy and ability to design information systems to delivery that strategy
  • Experiencing in assessing a broad range of information solutions and products particularly document management, collaboration and content management.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to explain technical concepts to lay audiences. Some experience of with working with board level stakeholders.
  • Self-starter with the ability to appropriately prioritise and plan complex work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Results oriented with ability to produce products that deliver organisational benefit
  • Strong problem-solving aptitude.
  • Team player with experience leading and collaborating cross-team to ensure successful delivery of solutions
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills - demonstrating outside-the-box problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop solution architecture designs
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies such as TOGAF or the equivalent
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure including servers, storage, firewalls, load balancers, routers, etc
  • Experience with Web Cloud solutions
  • Experience with eCommerce or in Automotive industry
  • A minimum of five years in a professional senior technical role such as technical lead, team lead, architect, or other hands on leadership role ideally for a major consultancy or system integrator.

If you are interested please apply now.