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Solution Architect - Bristol - Up to £65,000

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    Bristol, England

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    Information Technology

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    £60000 - £65000 per annum

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    Vikki Bayfield

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    over 1 year ago

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Solution Architect - Bristol - Up to £65,000

Our client a FTSE 100 Global Insurance company who has a revenue over £50million are actively seeking Solution Architects to join their Global Architecture team.

The Solution Architect will be responsible for defining end to end solutions for IT change as well as creating designs that are fit for purpose and delivering solutions that progress the overall architecture journey.

Essential skills:

  • Excellent design skills.
  • Strong knowledge of end to end project lifecycle methodologies
  • Strong technical experience.
  • Financial acumen to support development of business cases and to inform key design decisions.
  • Experience working on Big Data projects - desirable


  • Create solutions and design for projects and ensure they meet our ambitions for availability, security, resilience and performance.
  • Produce design options with associated costs, benefits and risks
  • Work with product owners, architects, development teams to agree trade-offs between, long-term and short-term goals.
  • Responsible for the integrity of the end-to-end technical solution,
  • Shape and estimate IT initiatives and feature team sprints
  • Provide leadership on key designs to ensure the long term strategic are met as well as short term project needs.
  • Ensure design artefacts are produced to support stakeholder group for service, security, architecture and engineering.
  • Peer review the design artefacts of others.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and training to less experienced team members as required.
  • Contribute to the Solution Architecture community leading on or participating in initiatives to improve approach to design.
  • Accountable for recommending change based on expert know how and analysis.

If this Solution Architect role is of interest, then please respond with an up to date CV.

Solution Architect - Bristol - Up to £65,000