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Solutions Architect - Application/Software

Ref: BROADBEAN_529941683899996

on 12 May 2023
City Of London
Contract Type
£75,000 - £85,000

Solutions Architect - Applications/Software

Akkodis are currently working with a leading global service provider to recruit a number of experienced Solution Architects with strong technical knowledge of multiple solutions.

This is an exciting Solutions Architect role with the opportunity to work with a mixture of technologies from Mainframe and COTS through to self-created applications and systems, with small but growing portfolio of cloud services (including MS Power Platform) that will require engaging directly with clients and internal customers for the clarification, or shaping, of needs, solution architecture, definition of requirements and priorities, identification of solution choices and development of solutions.

This role offers fully remote working and the opportunity to work with multiple high-profile clients.

The Role

As a Solutions Architect you will be responsible for designing end to end solutions, providing governance for the overall design in conjunction with delivery partners, and in managing architecture and design documentation.

The Responsibilities

  • Creating exceptional architectural designs, providing thought leadership across a broad spectrum of technologies, supporting delivery teams and stakeholders.
  • Impacting change requests, identifying and articulating optimal architectures and designs.
  • Ensuring solutions are secure, scalable, reliable and can be maintained
  • Working with the other domain architects to manage the portfolio of to-be-solutions, including systems, shared infrastructure services, and applications
  • Analyse technology environments, business specifics and client requirements to align solutions better
  • Clearly and accurately articulating, document and present architectural solutions, recommendations and reusable patterns to stakeholders
  • Ensuring architecture principles and standards are consistently applied to all the projects
  • Developing trust and building effective working relationships through respectful, collaborative engagement
  • Demonstrating thought leadership on engagements and with colleagues, act as a trusted advisor
  • Identifying RAID items, their potential impacts and mitigation

The Requirements

  • Experience as a Solution Architect/Consultant with excellent design experience
  • Exposure to integration & middleware
  • Exposure to, or experience in, mainframes and mainframe development
  • Extensive and demonstrable experience in solution design, developing and implementing sustainable and scalable solutions that follow service management processes and procedures
  • Expert in using architectural principles and frameworks.
  • Accustomed to working TOGAF frameworks, ideally knowledge and experience of ARCHIMATE
  • The ability to create designs and solutions based on business requirements and scope, and or provide options papers to help guide the business, in identifying the right solutions, along with Wireframes, Functional and Non-functional requirements, or SOA methodologies.
  • Provides support, guidance and contributions to Programme and Project managers.
  • Security, a good understanding of ISO27001 Data, Protection/Standards.
  • Strong team player, Strong Leadership skills, and Stakeholder management.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge to join a market leading organisation and gain exposure to multiple technologies and projects, please apply now.

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