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Lead Solution Architect

Job Title: Lead Solution Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire
Salary: £80000 - £81000 per annum + package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 14567
Contact Name: Elloise Charles
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Lead Solution Architect within a FTSE 100 organisation. This opportunity is to join their current Architecture Leadership Team and lead a team of Solution Architects in the delivery of end to end solutions during an exciting transformation programme.


  • This person will manage a team of up to 10 Solution Architects
  • You will have to drive the continuous improvement of solution architecture
  • You will build up a strong relationship with Domain Architects and you will be responsible for the business area which they work within
  • This individual will chair the Technical Design Council
  • This person will provide advice on technical aspects of system development and integration and ensure that relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices are applied
  • This person will contribute to the definition of appropriate and integrated technical methods and tools for use in business design, requirements gathering, system design, development and test

You will have demonstrable experience of:

  • Leading and managing a team of experienced architects - taking responsibility for professional development, quality assurance and performance management
  • Successfully collaborating with highly technical teams to ensure delivery of appropriate and high quality solutions
  • Influencing a diverse set of stakeholders to achieve goals
  • Practical application of an architectural framework - preferably TOGAF
  • Delivering large scale, multi-project solution designs and engaging through the entire solution development lifecycle
  • Broad experience of application and infrastructure technologies and the ability to evaluate their applicability to specific problems
  • Understanding of security requirements and the approaches to ensure they are addressed during design

Key Skills:

  • Experience of leading and managing a team of experienced architect, being able to take responsibility for professional development
  • Collaborating with technical teams ensuring delivery of high quality solutions
  • Being able to deliver large scale and multi project solution designs and also engage through the entire solution development lifecycle
  • Have a broad experience of application and infrastructure technologies and an ability to evaluate their applicability to specific problems
  • The ability to engage with senior stakeholders

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of TOGAF, ISEB or CITP architectural frameworks

This opportunity offers an excellent remuneration package for the right candidate please call Elloise Charles on 0207 014 0230 for a confidential conversation about this opportunity.

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