Solutions Architect6 Months LivingstonAbout our Client:Our client is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves over 22 million customers across five countries. Their business in the UK and Ireland has come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and we're not stopping there. They are home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there's plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.Role Overview: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 clients Technology strategy. Key Responsibilities: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 to the company.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 designSuitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.