Lead Architect

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

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    Georgina Phipps

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    5 months ago

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Solution Architect


£50,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits, Flexible Working ect

We are currently recruiting for a Solution Architect to join our large public sector client in Coventry, developing technical solutions and maintaining the technical architecture of the business to facilitate efficient service delivery and align with the business platforms.

​You'll be​ responsible ​for​ ​the​ design and build​ of​ both solution and technical architectures. It'll be your job to communicate ​​the​ ​vision​ ​for​ ​ services​ ​to​ ​developers​ ​and​ ​non-developers​ ​alike.​ ​You'll​ ​thrive​ ​using​ ​agile​ ​methods​ ​and enjoy​ ​working​ ​with​ ​departments​ ​and​ ​in​ ​multidisciplinary​ ​teams.​ ​Above​ ​all,​ ​you'll​ ​want​ ​to make​ ​government​ ​better,​ ​which​ ​may​ ​sometimes​ ​involve​ ​challenging​ ​the​ ​status​ ​quo.

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum 3 years' experience of working as a Solutions Architect, across a wide range of architectures, technologies and programming languages
  • Experience of working with business and technology stakeholders to translate business problems into solution designs, producing clear architecture artefacts
  • Experience of building and implementing enterprise-wide architecture principles, standards, blueprints, roadmaps and patterns, that deliver reusable solutions and business value
  • Experience of developing solution architecture designs in modern tools (such as MS Visio, Lucidchart, Draw.io)
  • Experience of working in an Agile / DevOps environment, designing and delivering digital services, and successfully navigating associated governance & assurance
  • Familiarity with modern engineering practices - CI/CD, PaaS, cloud-native & cloud platform services (such as MS Azure, AWS, Google)
  • Ability to lead end-to-end architecture / design reviews with other architects and technical SMEs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to discuss technical detail with business stakeholders, challenging and solving any issues that may arise quickly and effectively

If you feel as though you're a good fit for this role, or would like to find out more, please click apply to receive more information from our team!