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Solution Architect

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 28/07/2017
  • Job reference: J371333A

Solution Architect required for an initial 3-6 month contract based in Southend

This is an opportunity to work client side with a team that has the responsibility for defining the shape of the solutions architecture.

Act as the point of contact for software architecture and design queries/decisions. The candidate will be expected to work within an agile team, providing software architecture expertise, development and testing activities. The successful candidate would need to have strong interpersonal skills and be a strong technical leader. They will be responsible for undertaking internal software assessments providing governance within the team, negotiating software solutions with Platform architecture leads and working with the technical architect to shape the overall technical solution. They will be expected to provide technical guidance as well as develop key mechanisms and complex components

Define and build software solution(s) considering maturity, integrity, stability, scale, maintainability and user profile.

Skills:

  • Problem solving and creativity skills.
  • Lateral thinking: generate innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems
  • Pragmatism: delivery-focused, adaptable and responsive
  • Influencing skills to drive change and continuous improvement
  • Self-starter able to use personal initiative
  • Passionate and energetic: ambitious, committed, drives immediacy and urgency.
  • Strong people skills: communication (written and verbal), negotiation, listening

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance