Solution Architect

  • Location:

    Livingston, West Lothian

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Job ref:

    BBBH125897_1604664473

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Solutions Architect

6 Months

Livingston

About 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 design

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.

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