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Senior Architect SC

  • Salary: £350 - £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Corsham, Wiltshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 07/12/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH94531

Senior Architect SC
6 Months


This role is for a lead applications architect to work closely with the customer to analyse their requirements and assist them with the implementation of their required solution. As well as working closely with the customer they will lead the team, providing an Iterative solution design based on limited information.

Responsible for the design and communication of structures to enable and guide the design and development of integrated solutions that meet current and future business needs. Changes to service, process, organization, operating model and other aspects may be required in addition to technology components, and solutions must demonstrate how agreed requirements (such as automation of business processes) are met, any requirements which are not fully met or, and any options or considerations which require a business decision. The provision of comprehensive guidance on the development of, and modifications to, solution components to ensure that they take account of relevant architectures, strategies, policies, standards and practices and that existing and planned solution components remain compatible.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Complete responsibility for technical input to qualification and business approval meetings, designing larger more complex solutions.
  • Shapes technical proposals to be commercially acceptable to the customer and may make solution/service trade-offs.
  • Defines the approach to larger/more complex solution development and acceptance testing, controlling technical scope and the work of the design team in order to ensure an acceptable cost structure.
  • Represents our business at customer forums, conferences, and professional bodies to build our business' reputation in the market place.
  • Establishes customer requirements for a solution building strong relationships and acting as a major influence in the customer choosing our business.
  • Contributes to definition of customers' overall IT architecture, designing new solutions of significant size and complexity, and can manage the work of specialists contributing to the design and implementation.
  • Shares knowledge with colleagues and makes useful additions to the business' knowledge base.

Mandatory Skills Required:

  • Requirements Analysis experience
  • Highly Customer Oriented - Ability to work with and lead customer on site
  • Applications Architecture and Design - Java, .Net or other programming language
  • Web Applications/Services design and architecture (SOAP/REST and WSDL)
  • ESB/SOA Architecture and Design/Development/Integration Experience
  • Iterative solution design based on limited information
  • Development Leadership/Management
  • Leading highly effective teams - Making decision and working autonomously
  • Willingness to work on customer sites, including travel
  • Comfortable working in high pressure, time sensitive deliveries

The successful candidate will hold active SC clearance, or be eligible and willing to undergo the relevant checks.

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