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Senior Solution Architect - £105,000 - Remote

  • Location England
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH127316

Senior Solution Architect - Remote

My client are looking for an Senior Solution Architect will define the enterprise standards that all Solution Architects will need to adopt in, providing guidance and mentoring as appropriate in matrix management style.

Provide direction to peers on the architecture and technology platforms to use for programmes and projects which they deliver including the architectural approaches that their development teams must adopt. As programmes are defined realised and delivered, audit implementations to ensure adherence with design principles and completion of required documentation. Coach colleagues and promote continuous improvement to ensure ever higher quality deliveries with fewer design or build defects.

Additionally as part of the Enterprise Architecture team you will contribute to the set-up of the Strategy and Architecture function which will include activities such as: governance; development of architectural roadmaps, landscapes and assessments; ensuring and overseeing the wok of solution architects in the EA tool, developing business relationships and effectively communicating the work and value to the Architecture team.

Experience required:

  • Leading business and technical teams (e.g. business analysts, SMEs, technology architects) and the early stages of a project to complete the scoping and high-level design phases
  • Using leadership skills to develop and motivate people, including senior managers and executive members
  • Must be comfortable across all architecture domains and specialise in at least one.
  • A deep knowledge of the technologies you have worked with and an appreciation of or exposure to emerging technologies and architectural trends, including, for example: cloud technologies, Microservices vs Packaged Solutions
  • Experience of demonstrating the benefits and draw-backs of solution options such as cloud vs on-premise solutions, product selection, security or management options
  • Achieving unified technology architectures for an organisation, moving from disparate local systems to unified, strategic systems in line with the broader IT strategy and realising quantifiable cost efficiencies
  • Evidence of strong technology skills and knowledge across business and technology architecture, digital solutions design and delivery