Solutions Architect

up to £80,000 + bonus + car allowance + pension + healthcare • Permanent • IT Architecture

Does the sound of unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel excite you?

Can you combine innovative thinking with the latest technologies to progress further, faster?

If you’re able to combine strategies, technologies and innovation, to turn complexity into opportunity and deliver enduring results, this is the opportunity for you!

What will you be doing:

You will be joining a team of IT Transformation consultants in Bristol as a Solutions Architect, working alongside clients (primarily South West focused) as a trusted advisor. You’ll be focussed on solving clients’ most difficult and business critical challenges with a combination of technical knowledge and eye for business.

You’ll utilise your knowledge of a broad spectrum of technologies and domains to work alongside CxO level clients to design the digital revolution, and implement a range of technical strategies to drive your clients (to a broad range of leading FTSE 500 companies, defence and security clients, and public sector organisations) ever forward.

Job Requirements

Experience you’ll bring to the role should include:

 - A consistent track record in providing architectural technical leadership
 - A deep knowledge of the technologies you have worked with and an appreciation of or exposure to emerging technologies and architectural trends
 - Stakeholder management skills; the gravitas to influence and persuade at all levels of staff seniority
 - Experience of demonstrating both the benefits and draw-backs of solution options e.g. cloud vs on premise solution
 - Experience delivering strategic thinking to stakeholders through roadmaps, mentoring and technical thought leadership
 - Knowledge of formal architectural tools and methodologies e.g. TOGAF, NAF, MODAF, ArchiMate
 - Solutions architecture experience on £MM programmes or on key workstreams of £MM programme

It would be useful if you also have:

 - Previous management consulting experience
 - Experience of cloud products, cloud architectures, and services from current cloud vendors, e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, Azure
 - Experience working with integration platforms e.g. Dell Boomi, MuleSoft
 - Understanding SOA webservices, APIs and microservices design
 - Understanding of Agile methodologies and DevOps practices
 - Understanding of GDS Technology Code of Practice and Service Standards


Due to the nature of some of the client work that you’ll undertake, you must be prepared to undergo security clearance.

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