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Solution Architect - Wintel, UNIX, Cloud

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  • Salary: £350 - £380 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 28/09/2017
  • Job reference: J374899A

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Solution Architect - UNIX, Windows, Wintel, Cloud, Infrastructure

Role Title: Solution Architect

Location: Chorley

Duration: 4 Months

Summary

The Solution Architect will be required to help clients progress on their digital journey through Solution Architecture in one or more of the following domains: Platform, Cloud and Workplace.

Translates 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.

Basic Qualifications

  • 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

Other Qualifications

  • Strong skills in technical architecture, project management and organizational change
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and clients
  • Systems Thinking skills
  • Strong skills in data administration, design and architecture
  • Good leadership to provide guidance to less experienced personnel

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.

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