Working within our Digital Team we require a Solutions Architect to act as the overall design authority for large projects or programmes, be accountable for all aspects of solution architecture.
Role Responsibilities :
With overall design authority on a large project or programme, provides expert knowledge on the development of solution architectures.
Elicits the architectural requirements for systems, establishing the appropriate architecture and technologies to meet requirements.
Leading and participating on the documentation of the architecture in a high level design. Leading the documentation of the main system components.
Ensures the architecture addresses the concerns of all stakeholders.
Reconciles conflicting concerns of different stakeholders.
Advises on all aspects of the development of architectures for complex systems, ensuring compliance with specified requirements agreed with both external and internal customers.
Participates and can lead in meetings with stakeholders.
Ensures adherence to applicable standards (corporate, industry, national and international).
Provide input to bids
Maintains a stable, viable architecture and ensure consistency of design across projects within the programme.
Provides expert knowledge for major aspects of the development of solution architectures within the organisation
Takes full responsibility for the solution architecture, service quality and systems management requirements within a project or programme
Participates in pre-sales meetings, demonstrations and proposals leading to new work
Co-ordinates design activities, promoting discipline to ensure consistency across multiple projects or programmes.
Participates in the development and testing where required on projects
Ensures adherence to appropriate standards (corporate, industry, national and international).
Participate in project governance activities across a set of projects, ensuring solutions meet the internal and external requirements for the effectiveness, efficiency, confidentiality, integrity, availability, compliance, and reliability of all architecture governance-
related information, services, and processes
Key Skills :
Educated to degree level or equivalent demonstrating strong numerical and analytical skills.
Extensive experience of architecting solutions involving the following specialisms is essential :
Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement, both Online and On-Premise
Microsoft Azure, including its PaaS and IaaS offerings
Large data migrations using KingswaySoft and / or Scribe
Experience of architecting solutions involving the following specialisms is useful :
Project Service Automation
Excellent knowledge of software development lifecycles, tools and methods
Technical background in the development of quality centric software solutions
Demonstrable experience in the technical mentoring of a team
Demonstrable experience in improving working practices within the project and company as a whole
Demonstrates the desire to pro-actively keep up to date with the latest industry developments and techniques
Proven capabilities in estimation and planning
Commitment to produce high-quality work.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to solve complex problems
Ability to work effectively as an individual and as part of a team