Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect

Job Title: Solutions Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Reference: 897180_1612937124
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 10, 2021 06:05

Job Description

We are looking for Solution Architects at various levels to enhance our team and technology solutions capability. To succeed, our customers require expert advisors who listen and advise clearly demonstrating their deep experience and mature methods.

Responsible for the definition of technology architecture and modelling, options, and solutions to meet strategic business objectives. Ensuring these designs and solutions are efficient, sustainable and fit-for-purpose for current and future business needs.

You will have the following experience.
*A degree in a science, computing or engineering subject, or equivalent experience.
*Proven work experience as a Solution Architect, technology consultant or similar role.
*Experience with the use of Enterprise Architecture frameworks such as ISO42010, TOGAF, Zachman and the ITIL and IT4IT service architecture frameworks.
*Experience of systems design and delivery, applying engineering rigour through technical architecture modelling techniques.
*In-depth understanding of technology structure principles.
*Experience gathering and analysing system requirements.
*Experience working within Local Government, Regulated Industries, Defence or Security and Intelligence markets is beneficial.
*Appreciation and/or experience of different delivery methods such as Agile, SAFe, Scrum and their approaches such as scrums, backlogs.
*Excellent stakeholder management with focus on nurturing & developing strong relationships.
*Strong consulting skills, knowledge of a variety of techniques and methods to capture, elaborate and understand client challenges (structured thinking, effective report writing and presentations, and strong stakeholder engagement).
*Good negotiation, communication and relationship building skills; able to influence business decisions and formulate positive relationships with customers, strategic partners and colleges.
*A high-level of self-initiation, organisation and enthusiasm.
*Motivated to drive the design and delivery of solutions that realize the outcomes for the client's needs.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence effectively across multiple media.
*Personable team player, able to work under guidance and own initiative, adding expertise and value to project deliverables.
*Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
*A strong interest and appreciation of technology trends and government IT strategy such as, Cloud, Internet of Things, Cyber Security, Big Data and digital service design and delivery.
*As a solution architect, you will be responsible for the design, description and managing the development of solutions to support our client's business strategies. Leading and/or supporting initiatives and introducing technical visions for a solution within the Enterprise Architecture Framework. Your responsibilities will include:
*Driving through customer strategies in often complex, mixed technology environments.
*Balancing technological and business solutions to address client needs.
*Defining features, requirements and development phases against which delivery must be made.
*Developing solution specifications in line with business strategies and appropriate frameworks.

Title: Solution Architect
Pay Rate and Benefits: £60,000 - £75,000.
Location: Bristol, Cheltenham, London
Key Skills: Solutions Architect, Agile, SAFe, Scrum, Technology Architecture, Modelling Enterprise Architecture frameworks, ISO42010, TOGAF, Zachman, ITIL, IT4IT, Service Architecture frameworks, Technology Roadmaps, Consultant, Consultancy.

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum DV level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.