We are working with a client in the financial sector who are looking to bring on a Solution Architect to assist them in a number of large pieces of work as part of a wider Transformation programme.
The Solution Architect will be working on a number of projects, the largest of which is a SAP upgrade but there will also be projects supporting the various departments within this business unit such as upgrading finance and HR systems. The Solution Architect will be responsible for the solution design and technical architecture for these projects including developing business systems and data analysis, working with stakeholders across the business to investigate and develop requirements to then produce design documentation with various technical teams and ensure a successful delivery.
As a Senior Architect your deliverables will require you to work as part of a team, as well as giving guidance, consultancy and direction to other feature teams and technical leadership. As such, the successful Solution Architect will have worked closely with Development teams and Business leaders including C-Suite.
Your key responsibilities - Solution Architect
* Designing Architecture for the delivery & Integration of projects within the central business programme alongside the other architect teams * Partnering with key delivery colleagues within the business/programme * Helping the wider business understand and adopt new platforms and establish new capabilities * Providing an oversight for project delivery and quality assurance * Owning the solution design including the review & approval and managing its progress through the organisations governance bodies * Working with 3rd parties to ensure targets are met, including quality assurance for their work deliverables
Essential Experience - Solution Architect
* Strong Solution Architecture background * Previous experience working on integration projects with API's (Restful or SOAP) * Experience managing multiple projects at once * Experience working on business critical applications with no down time * Solid understanding of multi-layered architecture including front end, back end, web development and security * Experience designing solutions, creating HLDs and LLDs * Good understanding of data - data quality, data flows, data analysis, data integration * Excellent communication skills both written and verbal * Strong stakeholder management skills
Desirable Experience -Solution Architect
* Previous experience working with SAP, integration/upgrade projects * Previous experience working within the finance/banking sector * Related certifications eg TOGAF
If you are interested in this great opportunity of Solution Architect that will allow you to enhance your skillset whilst working within a growing company, then please apply in the first instance and you will be contacted to discuss the role.