Solutions Architect – Fully Remote

Full Time Tyne & Wear IT Job Pro UK

The Opportunity
Our client is looking for a solutions focused solutions architect to join their growing business. The company are going through a huge digital transformation following a merger, creating new and interesting projects company wide.

The company is based in the north east with offices across the UK. This role would be on a 100% remote basis with some travel, being once a month (possibly less), for team building.

The role
You would be helping the business to define their new IT roadmap and ensure all new business groups are aligned to the same IT standards from a solutions arthitecture and infrastructure perspective.

The Key to this role is working with the IT Business Engagement team to help to understand the business requirements for a technology solutions, calling on other areas (Applications, Data and Security for e.g.) to ensure that a proposed solution meets the business requirement and can be executed upon by an IT Project Manager.

The solution architect will work closely with other technology peers within the architect and engineering space to ensure solutions deliver business value.

Principal Responsibilities

To provide new technical designs and provide recommendations and costs for new system requirements submitted by the business via the IT Business Engagement team, liaising with procurement where appropriate.
To provide technical analysis of designs submitted by Businesses resulting in recommendations and costs for new system requirements.
To maintain the appropriate areas of Group Architecture blueprints in conjunction with the Technical Architects.
Ensure that proposed and existing designs are aligned with organisational goals and objectives.

Who you'll be

You'll have the ability to produce articulate and accurate proposals and recommendations
Demonstrable experience of working in a solution design function for a large and complex business group.
Strong customer service orientation with the ability to build excellent relationships with businesses and maintain a high level of trust and confidence.
Extensive knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office 365 cloud services, Identity Services and Security platforms. Knowledge of Platform as a Service providers including but not limited to AWS and Azure.
Please apply with a CV and we can catch up to discuss the role in more detail

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