Solutions Architect

  • Location

    Solihull, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Car

  • Contact:

    Luke Byrne

  • Contact email:

    Luke.Byrne@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH98633_1568811025

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-18

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    #

Solutions Architect

Birmingham (Solihull)

Up to £70,000 + Car

Flexible working & Work from home!

Solutions Architect / Solutions / Architect / Design / Roadmaps / Strategy / IT Strategy / IT Solutions / Business Requirements / Problem Solving / Applications / Data / Integration / Office 365 / Dynamics 365 / Azure / Microsoft

Experis IT are currently recruiting for a Solution Architect to join one of our key Multinational clients based in Solihull.

My client are currently going throughout a large and exciting IT transformation and require talented and knowledgeable Solutions Architects to joint the business to help them throughout the journey.

The Solutions Architect works with business stakeholders, Business Analysts, Project Managers, delivery teams and operations teams to ratify and translate business requirements into fit-for-purpose and use IT solutions that align with the business and IT strategy, principles, standards, policies, architecture roadmaps and industry best practice.

The role produces holistic solution and IT service designs and works closely with delivery and operations teams to ensure these designs are understood, are translated into lower level design and implementation artefacts, and ultimately delivered into a production solution.

Responsibilities

  • Translate business requirements into IT solutions which align with the business and IT strategy, principles, standards, policies, architecture road maps and industry best practice by:
  • Validating business requirements and understanding business needs
  • Identifying and assessing solution options
  • Scoping and governing feasibility assessments
  • Assessing effort, risk, costs and complexity for IT solutions
  • Creating solution and service designs and architecture models
  • Balancing functional, service quality, systems management and operational requirements
  • Defining and assessing the impact of non-functional requirements
  • Providing implementation oversight and governance
  • Providing technical and architectural leadership
  • Contributing to the definition of IT strategy, principles, standards, policies and road maps
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft products and applications - Azure, O365, D365



What we are looking for

  • Analytical: Apply an analytical approach with particular attention to detail. Consistently demonstrate problem-solving perspective.
  • Driven: Personally motivated to deliver. Can work independently to set objectives, quality standards and deadlines.
  • Resilience: Work effectively under pressure and develop imaginative solutions and ways of approaching situations
  • Communication: Excellent customer facing, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience of working with third party suppliers. Consistent ability to communicate effectively, formally and informally, with colleagues.
  • Adaptable: Agile / change orientated. Demonstrate ability to "think on feet" and anticipate future complications.
  • Organisation: Plans work to deliver within agreed scope, activities and deadlines.

If this role is relevant to your skill set and is something you are interesting, please apply for further consideration.