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Solution Architect - SC Cleared

  • Salary: £400 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 29/03/2018
  • Job reference: J384126A

Solution Architect - SC cleared

Farnborough

Up to £500.00 p/d

3 Months initial contract

Work within the IT Solution Architect team to initiate, lead and deliver the project portfolio for the business, security and IT maintenance. Helping clients progress on their digital journey through Solution Architecture, translating client business requirements into specific designs for large, complex information technology solutions. Aligns the business case with technology using standard offerings and solutions.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Analyzes designs, and implements architecture of projects to meet solution needs; leverages resources from different teams to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Analyzes new and existing architectures, researches solutions, specifies long term direction, and ensures engineering platforms meet reliability expectations to enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Designs overall system and solution architecture, system integration, and implementation strategy to deliver an integrated solution which meets customer needs.
  • Communicates the system integration vision and strategy during meetings and presentations to appropriate parties. Ensures that the technical aspects of the program are accepted by the stakeholders.
  • Generates conceptual, logical, and physical architectures, system documents, testing analyses, test plans, and risk assessments to ensure sound architecture to meet client needs.
  • Determines technical feasibility of business requests/requirements and identifies alternative technical solutions to satisfy business needs.
  • Conducts impact analysis of the proposed solutions to other application/system components.
  • Serves as a technical expert for clients in system architectures to eliminate gaps and inconsistencies in the initial and new system architectures. Ensures the technical component of the solution aligns with the client's business goals and current/potential standards.
  • Identifies existing and potential issues and design matters in overall system and solution architecture; implements solutions to ensure that best practices and processes are followed and enhanced.
  • Ensures that solutions are supported and aligned with industry and company standards.
  • Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

Qualifications and experience:

  • HLD and LLD design
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or mathematics, or related field preferred
  • Six or more years of computer science and/or project/program management experience
  • Experience working with client business processes
  • Experience working with company products and/or client or vendor related technology
  • Experience working with operating systems and programming languages
  • Strong skills in technical architecture, project management and organizational change
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and clients
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Systems Thinking skills
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