Solution Architect

  • Location

    Livingston, West Lothian

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £540 per day

  • Contact:

    Rachel Eccles

  • Contact email:

    rachel.eccles@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    J392123A_1550080093

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-15

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Role: Solution Architect
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Livingston
Duration: 3 months

Fancy working with the Europe's leading Entertainment Company? We are looking for a Solution Architect to join our team in Livingston.

The client is a large entertainment organisation; they excite and inspire customers with leading innovations and technologies in the entertainment industry. They strive to be the best for customers and the people working for them. They are always looking for ways to improve. That spirit has made us what we are today, and it will drive us to become what we want to be tomorrow.

The Solution Architect will have systems architecture responsibility for a number of development projects, ensuring solution designs are delivered to a high standard and align with the client strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be accountable for the definition of solution designs which balance the needs of the business with the evolution of the technical landscape by:

  • Creating and delivering innovative end-to-end solution designs that meet the requirements of the sponsor while maintaining the overall integrity of the Technology systems estate.
  • Assisting delivery teams in aligning to the overall solution architecture and adjusting the architecture as needed in the face of changes to requirements through to product launch.
  • Working with delivery teams in developing solutions that are secure, highly responsive, scalable, highly available, and resilient in the face of failure of dependent components and systems.
  • Ensuring solution designs align with prevailing Technology strategy, and the relevant technology and corporate policies (such as security, data management and retention, PCI, etc.).
  • Ensuring Architecture Repository and associated artefacts are accurate.

Technical Leadership:

  • Providing expertise on open source tools and systems.
  • Identifying the key technologies, components and practices that deliver value
  • Delivering strategic technologies and best practices to help spread acceptance within the delivery teams.
  • Supporting the definition of guidelines for architecture and solutions design within the department and helping projects to deliver within those guidelines.
  • Participating as subject matter expert on internal working groups and forums as requested; and also representing the client in technology, standards and professional forums as appropriate.
  • Maintaining your own personal skills and knowledge in the field of software architecture and design.

Please submit CVs in the first instance.