IT Solutions Architect
BDO
London - Baker Street, CH
2d ago

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

We’ ll broaden your horizons

To ensure our services and applications are fit for the modern market, our IT team collaborates with every department. They develop, they explore and they implement the new ideas helping us to change the future of accounting, tax and business consulting.

But, just as importantly, they maintain the tech that keeps us advancing. By testing and adopting the future of financial technical solutions, they find new and exciting ways to drive us forward.

And you could too. In an IT role at BDO, you’ll become part of a team that act as the backbone for our business. No matter who you are or what your skillset is, we’ll give you the training and support you need to achieve whatever you put your mind to.

We’ll help you succeed

The purpose of this role is work as part of the Solutions and Architecture Team to design, document and facilitate the implementation of the BDO applications, technology and enterprise architectures through the various IT teams and technology partners.

You must support the overall BDO business strategy. This role reports to the Architecture Senior Manager. You’ll also :

Provide guidance, governance and design for strategic technology areas.

Guiding and working alongside and guiding in-house and 3rd party development teams.

Understand the BDO business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state), and determine corresponding enterprise system designs and change requirements to drive the organization's targeted business outcomes.

Design and lead the implementation of a solutions architecture across a group of specific business applications or technologies based on enterprise business strategy, business capabilities and business requirements.

Manage and develop the architecture for a broader scope of projects, working closely with fellow architects that manage and design architecture for a single project or initiative.

Provide consulting support to application architects within projects to ensure the project is aligned with the overall enterprise architecture

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far.

We’re looking for someone with :

A strong working background in software engineering in Microsoft ecosystems; eg. Azure, .net frameworks, full stack development

At least 5 years’ experience of working as a Solution Architect or Senior Developer delivering successful migration / greenfield projects.

Experience in designing and deploying Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions

Familiar / understanding in two or more of the following : ARM templates, Terraform, PowerShell, Puppet, Chef, Ansible

Familiar with CI / CD using Azure DevOps

Proficient in designing, building and deploying application services at a complex level

Experienced in component design / structure and design patterns.

We’re in it together

At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance.

As well as offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following benefits, as standard :

28 days’ holiday

  • access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • life assurance cover;
  • private medical insurance

    and income protection insurance.

    That’s not all. We understand that everyone is different, so we offer a range of voluntary benefits to suit every lifestyle.

    Our flexible benefits platform, Flexcel, means our people can choose from a range of tax efficient options to design a benefit package that best suits them.

    Through Flexcel, they can :

  • buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • add on private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • enrol in our Bike to Work scheme;
  • enjoy discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • access childcare vouchers;
  • take an online health assessment and utilise our employee assistance programme.

    We’re looking forward to the future

    At BDO, we’re big enough to make the difference and collaborative enough to never lose sight of where we’re going. We know that it’s our people that make our success possible.

    Across our 17 UK locations, more than 6,000 of them work together to provide tax, audit, assurance and a range of advisory services that help our clients achieve their ambitious goals.

    Together, they’re fuelling Britain’s economic engine. Behind every complex client challenge and every untapped innovation, they’re there : ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise.

    That’s why we’re always looking for ways to invest in our people. That means providing them with an environment where they can grow, learn, laugh and feel respected, at all times.

    Are you ready to join them?

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