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Salesforce Solution Architect

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  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 17/11/2017
  • Job reference: J377588A

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Salesforce Solutions Architect

London

6 Months

Essential

  • A deep and up-to-date understanding of best practice application / solution architectures.
  • Past experience of designing systems or components, ideally on large projects (£5M+).
  • Relevant solution architecture skills (i.e. Data, Application, and Infrastructure), and a good understanding of architectural concepts, methodologies and mapping approaches.
  • Experience in complex and significant Oracle (or similar for IBM, Microsoft) n-tier implementations .
  • Experience with formal architectural methodologies and frameworks, including TOGAF.
  • Experience in architecture modelling tools (EA Sparx, RSA etc).
  • Proficient knowledge of UML.
  • Experience of working within major corporate or government IT environments where good governance and quality frameworks are in place.

* Ability to work with imperfect information in the environment of uncertainty whilst still maintaining high standard, evidenced designs and documentation.

  • Strong risk management skills to manage architectural risk through the project lifecycle.
  • Ability to multi-task to lead solution architecture on multiple projects.
  • Good level of commercial awareness, the ability to understand supplier proposals and promote cost effective solutions.
  • Experience of working with multiple solutions service providers.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Reliable, determined, highly motivated & proactive.
  • Team player with the ability and tolerance to work with others.
  • Can demonstrate innovative and creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Good prioritisation skills.
  • Demonstrate substantial experience in applying architecture principles to affect changes to a business environment.
  • Ability to grasp issues of a business nature and explain technical issues in business language.
  • Sound commercial approach to identifying solutions.

Desirable

  • A good understanding of the Financial Services Industry would be a bonus but is not a pre-requisite.
  • A good understanding of architecting for Cloud.
  • Ability to work with others to deliver continuous improvement.
  • High-level data modelling understanding and experience.
  • Experience of implementing frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachman, patterns, standards, guidelines and tools to be used for software architecture and then ensuring they are followed as well as experience producing RAID logs/risk registers and managing architectural risk through the project lifecycle.
  • TOGAF certified.
  • Experience with formal development methodologies (e.g. Prince2, RUP, Scrum).
  • Knowledge of Archimate.

Minimum

  • Significant experience working as a solution architect.
  • Experience of complex multi-system solution development projects with multi-dimensioned process and data requirements.
  • Hands-on experience of working through the end to end project lifecycle.
  • Familiarity with working with 3rd party or offshore suppliers to ensure the delivery of high quality designs that conform to the solution architecture defined.
  • Good overall knowledge of a broad range of technology and technology trends.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills at all levels; both internally and externally.

If you have the above skills and are interested please send your CV

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