Solution Architect (Contract) for Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies
Manchester, England
2d ago
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Job Description :

Job title : Training Solution Architect / Design Authority (Contract)

Summary of role

A fantastic opportunity to join Raytheon UK, in a Technical Leadership role.This role is to develop exciting leading edge, innovative training solutions from the initial concept phase through to full roll-out to our Customers.

There will be an opportunity to shape and influence the development methods, working in collaboration with world class partners and Customer.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Discover, define and evolve strategic architectures for complex software based training systems applicable at an enterprise or organisational level.
  • Own the architectural roadmap for Training, considering the horizons required to support current and future Customers’ needs.
  • Partner with senior stakeholders to ensure architecture designs fulfil functional and non-functional requirements and align with broader architectural goals
  • Act as Design Authority for Raytheon UK’s Training Architecture and Solutions
  • Communicate risks and impacts of design changes to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Key contributor & independent reviewer at enterprise level architecture reviews
  • Act as technical focal point for Training Solutions.
  • Personal development of key technical team leaders through coaching and mentoring
  • Act as an authority on tool, process and environment selection
  • Keep abreast of relevant technology changes and incorporate into architecture roadmaps as applicable
  • Bring technical context of the wider business to Training Solutions.
  • Promote and share technical decisions and choices made with the wider business
  • Set the architectural guard rails for Training Solutions
  • Job Requirements :

    Candidate Requirements

    Essential Skills

    The suitable candidate must have demonstrable experience as a software / solution architect or technical lead on projects of significant size and complexity.

    They will have extensive skills in the following areas :

  • Designing software for critical applications. Particularly designing for high availability, scale and resilience of digital training platforms.
  • Experience in the design of training solutions providing mixed technologies including : emulation, simulation, scenario generation, immersion, mixed reality, with modern methods to measure effectiveness.
  • Using software design paradigms, specifically Micro Services, Distributed Systems, Hexagonal Architecture and Big Data Platforms.
  • Articulating complex designs to both technical and business stakeholders.
  • Translating business outcomes into technical approaches.
  • Influencing business and technical stakeholders to convey approaches and suggest ideas.
  • Building productive working relationships with technical stakeholders
  • Creating high-level architectural roadmaps
  • Translating theoretical concepts into real world designs
  • Practicing high quality engineering practices such as TDD, Pair programming, strong encapsulation, DevOps techniques and SOLID principles.
  • Experience working with cloud technologies and distributed systems
  • Familiarity with structured and unstructured storage of data
  • Experience Working with Agile teams using SCRUM or Kanban
  • Desirable Skills

  • Experience building enterprise level applications or services
  • Experience with high performance distributed systems
  • Experience Working within a SAFe delivery construct
  • Experience of Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Experience in secure development techniques
  • Key Behaviours

  • Good interpersonal skills for customer liaison to find optimum solution
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to travel if required
  • Qualifications

  • Degree in Numerate Subject or equivalent industry experience essential
  • Evidence of on-going professional development
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