Solutions Architect

Full Time West Midlands (County) IT Job Pro UK

Position: Solutions Architects (2)

Salary: £70,000 to £75,000 plus Benefits

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

We are looking for two Solutions Architects with strong experience in the full systems development lifecycle with excellent knowledge of API design and delivery as well as service based architecture.

You will have experience of software based architecture as well as cloud based solutions.

Working on a variety of critical projects for this FTSE 250 company, you will have experience in designing both on premise and cloud solutions and will ideally have knowledge of designing B2C systems.

The company are very flexible on the office/home split.

The Role

You will provide technical expertise to development teams by identifying technical and architectural solutions to meet business needs acting as a conduit between technical teams and business stakeholders to ensure that technical solutions will achieve the required business outcomes.

The Solutions Architect role will work with third party vendors as necessary to evaluate solutions and support the integration of such third-party systems into the IT landscape when this is deemed to be the most suitable solution.

You will work to become a subject matter expert in the sectors' technology landscape, building and maintaining collateral that describes that landscape as part of their architecture repository.

You will produce clear proposals and justification for a particular solution and technical designs and estimates to support delivery of group initiatives which you will present to both technical and business stakeholders working to gain agreement on solutions and approaches.

You will support the implementation teams to ensure that technical challenges are overcome and that all systems are delivered in line with proposals while driving the technical aspects of projects end to end through to delivery.

Finally, you will support delivery of the IT strategy, producing architectural roadmaps and vision documents to help steer the IT landscape and align it with strategic objectives as well as tactical requirements.

Key Experience Required

You will be an experienced software and systems Solutions Architect with knowledge of API design and delivery ideally in a B2C environment.

You will have excellent knowledge of Microservices and will have experience of designing both on-premise and cloud-based solutions.

You will have knowledge of security concerns and will be able to design secure systems as well as have the ability to design full stack systems with an appreciation of the challenges of interfacing between new and legacy systems.

We are looking for someone that is self-motivated and able to support project teams in ensuring that solutions are implemented in accordance with designs and helping to overcome technical challenges that arise.

You will have excellent stakeholder management skills alongside a curious and pragmatic personality.

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