Solution Architect

  • Location

    Livingston, West Lothian

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Rachel Eccles

  • Contact email:

    rachel.eccles@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH118974_1582044734

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-19

  • Start date:

    ASAP


Role: Solution Architect
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Livingston
Duration: 6 months

Fancy working with the Europe's leading Entertainment Company? We are looking for an experienced 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.

You will:

As a Solution Architect, you will be part of the Architecture & Design team who have responsibility for the breadth of our Customer Management platform. The primary focus of your work will be in support of UK Customer Management, which is a core part of our UK Technology organisation. The Customer Management area has responsibility for Sales, Fulfilment, Assurance, Help and Account Management to our Customers.

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 estate.
  • Collaborating with Analysis, UX/UI, Delivery and Engineering teams to ensure that our solutions deliver real business value and positive technology change.
  • Working with other UKIS technology teams to develop solutions that are secure, highly responsive, scalable, highly available, and resilient in the face of failure of dependent components and systems.
  • Supporting the evolution of the technology change roadmap for your portfolio area, balancing the need for modern, extensible systems with the rapid delivery of business change.
  • Representing the client in the wider technology community, ensuring that end-to-end solutions are fit for purpose and aligned to our target architectures
  • Provide comprehensive and timely upward reporting and metrics to facilitate departmental planning and decision making.

You'll have:

  • Experience of Solution Architecture & Design in an enterprise setting, ideally including (but not essential) exposure to industry standard design methodologies such as TOGAF, eTOM, etc.
  • Experience as a strong influencer, able to steer a team of experienced and autonomous technologists towards a shared goal.
  • Skills as strong communicator, able to influence senior technology stakeholders and broad technology community of your designs and strategies.
  • A broad technology background and can articulate architecture approaches and decisions to technical and non-technical audiences alike.

Please submit CVs today!