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Solutions Architect - App / System / Data - Farnborough

  • Salary: £60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 18/10/2016
  • Job reference: J355102A

Solutions Architect

One of the UK's Leading Partners in Science and Technology Research is looking for a Solutions Architect to come and join their dedicated IT Strategy and Planning Team. They are a global organisation that is predominantly based in Europe, North America and Australia, but are going into emerging markets in Africa and South East Asia.

You will be joining an existing team that has a vital role to play, working with a number of Businesses, IT leadership and subject matter experts to build a view of the organisational strategy, processes, information, and information technology assets.

Your Responsibilities

  • Work with Business Analysts to ensure that the Business Requirements, Functional Requirements and Non-Functional Requirements are suitably documented and are fit to determine the solution, can be tested against, and detailed enough to prove that the solution will deliver to the requirements.
  • Defining and articulating complex solutions for large scale / high impact projects, including business, application, data and infrastructure impacts along with testing and implementation considerations through defined design & approval process.
  • Developing pragmatic, commercially feasible architectures, considering all functional as well as non-functional requirements (e.g.. performance, capacity, accessibility, security, usability)
  • Work in association with the Lead Solution Architect to ensure that quotes for design time-scales / technical costs are increasingly accurate as progress is made through the design cycle.
  • Leading a multi-disciplinary team of application, data and infrastructure professionals to implement the architecture, including those distributed across geographical boundaries
  • Troubleshoot complex and intermittent problems to tight time-frames whilst under pressure
  • Provide strategic consultation to the organisation and its subsidiaries projects and service development initiatives in defining or designing business processes and functions, as well as in researching, identifying and internally marketing enabling technologies based on customer requirements

About You

  • Previous experience as a Solution Architect covering multiple technology areas
  • Ideally with a background of designing complete solutions with a strong emphasis on data security, network and infrastructure design.
  • Experience designing and developing standards and solutions that support the introduction of new and emerging technologies in a safe and secure manner.
  • Strong record of achievements and capable of capitalising on expert knowledge and the skills of others
  • Experience cultivating productive working relationships
  • Acts professionally at all times and operate within the boundaries of organisational processes and legal and public policy constraints.
  • Excellent communication and management experience
  • Displays personal drive and integrity


The position is based in Farnborough, and will require candidates to go through Security Clearance process after starting.


Up to £60,000 with excellent benefits

If you are interested please apply. If you are unsure if you are eligible for SC Clearance or would like to hear more please call me on 01619243659

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