Lead Solution Architect - Luton - up to £85,000 plus benefits.
Lead Solution Architect required, working on an exciting, large scale digital transformation programme.
Playing a key part in the Customer Platform Hub, the purpose of the role is to identify & exploit existing and new technologies and develop the Customer Platform Architecture, Strategy and Roadmap in line with the Multi-channel Architecture, Enterprise Architecture and Business Roadmaps for Customer Experience and to act as the Solution Architect on associated customer programme.
What You Will Be Doing
As Lead Solution Architect you will provide technical leadership during the development of new/enhanced systems and ensure that all essential elements (methods & tools, functionality, service quality, systems management etc.) are considered. You will also analyse and translate business, information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve business objectives. Within the role you will perform solution options analysis and product selection with particular focus on Total Cost of Ownership
In collaboration with key stakeholders you will drive the translation and construction of business problems into innovative solutions and develop an associated Customer Platform Roadmap, ensuring alignment with Enterprise Architecture . You will also chair the Technical Design Council to take architecture decisions and identify and design dependencies with other systems in the enterprise.
As Lead Solution Architect you will identify choices and trade-offs involved in designing and implementing a solution and proactively manage scope change implications and risks. You will also ensure that appropriate product roadmaps are maintained and that appropriate plans are in place for periodic maintenance / upgrade. Within the role you will need to be aware of issues with operational systems and assist as required in the resolution of incidents and problems. You will also contribute to the definition of an appropriate and integrated suite of technical methods and tools for use in business design, requirements gathering, system design, development and test
Essential Skills Required
- Experience working with Cloud Technologies, TOGAF, SaaS Cloud Solutions and SaaS implementation.
- Hands on Technical Leader with high level design skills.
- Extensive experience of being involved in End to End lifecycles, Map Design and QA.
- Solid experience with Master Data Management (MDM) from a SAP, Salesforce or Dynamics background.
- In depth understanding of CRM systems and technologies.
- Proven experience as solution architect for CRM projects
- Ability to effectively interact with product managers and other organizational units such as Testing and Operations.
This is a Permanent position based in Luton, paying up to £85,000k plus benefits.
If this role suits your skillset, apply with an up to date CV and I will be in touch shortly.