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Solution Architect - Leeds

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    Solution Architect

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    £0 - 70k per year

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    James Peck

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    0113 380 1905

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    3 months ago

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Solution Architect - £70,000 - Leeds

The Bridge IT are working with a national financial organisation to recruit a Solution Architect. The company in question have moved to a hybrid way of working and are happy for you to work remotely coming into the office occasionally.

As a Solution Architect, operating within the Digital and Enabling domain, you will operate within Agile and Waterfall projects to deliver solution designs aligned to strategic priorities, principles and standards.
You will assess and validate detailed designs to ensure alignment with solution architectures and lead change initiatives through Architecture governance processes.

Role Responsibilities

  • Translate enterprise architectures into meaningful solution options and leading design activities across all impacted components (people, process, data, technology) in accordance with our strategies and frameworks
  • Direct and execute solution design activities and provide consultancy services, managing design dependencies, constraints, risks and issues
  • Proactively assess and undertake research and Proof of Concept activities, liaising with technology vendors and partners as required
  • Execute Compliance Assessments to ensure robust delivery against solution architectures
  • Review solution options to assess impact of new requirements on existing functionality, data and systems including alternative design scenarios
  • Perform gap analysis between current and future state applications/ systems
  • Work in conjunction with other Architecture domains to define and execute technology roadmaps
  • Contribute to Enterprise Architecture, strategies, sub-strategies and frameworks
  • Drive rationalisation of our technology landscape and remediation of legacy risk to modernise and simplify our Information and Technology platforms

Key Skills

  • Demonstrable ability to create appropriate documentation to clearly articulate and present designs
  • Good understanding of SQL and NoSQL technologies and their application
  • Knowledge of industry standard design patterns and multi-tier architecture including Microservice Architecture and APIs
  • A working knowledge of frameworks supporting Microservice architectures such as Spring underpinned by Java
  • Experience of integrating solutions across on-premises and cloud in a hybrid environment
  • TOGAF (or equivalent certification) or relevant work experience