Solution Architect

Cititec Associates Limited
United Kingdom
27 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
SOLUTION ARCHITECT LONDON CONTRACT £500 PD URGENT ROLE My client is searching for a Solution Architect for a role where you will be heavily involved in a major digital transformation project. You will be a part of the Business Solutions team is part of the corporate IT Business Services and Solutions team. It focusses on the management of existing corporate software systems and on development or procurement/implementation of new systems. Key Responsibilities: - Work with the Business Analyst to understand the business requirements so that solution options that are recommended provide the best fit against the requirements - Use appropriate tools, including logical models of components and interfaces, to develop the high-level solution architecture for programmes and projects - Produce detailed component specifications and translate these into detailed designs for implementation using selected products - Work with the Design Review Team to develop the detailed system designs ensuring it aligns to the solution architecture - Implement the Architecture Standards & Principles in relation to solutions deployed - Ensure that the component architecture meets the non-functional requirements such as reliability, scalability, performance and resilience. This includes being accountable for the end-to-end integrated solution - Work at project level and accept work packages identified and scoped - Willing to work with enterprise architects and external stakeholders such as technical architects - Assist with transition planning as part of Architecture Life cycle. Experience Needed: - Experience of a number of technology platforms (e.g. not just a single technology stack) including legacy technologies - Front end, middleware and back end technologies - Physical/virtualised on premise, managed service provider (MSP) and cloud (IaaS, PAAS and SAAS) solution architectures - Strong modelling skills in UML (BPMN beneficial) using a standard modelling tool - Experience of working with third party suppliers; exposure to industry-standard commercial processes and practices - Proven track record of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and its application in a business (non-technical) context; clear understanding of the differences between SOA and its implementation - Clear understanding of the key differences between COTS and bespoke solutions - Experienced in both agile and waterfall management practices within the full software development lifecycle - Experience of working in both programmes and projects (and a clear understanding of the difference between these) - Experienced in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) - Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage and communicate with senior business-leaders, BT Leadership and wider BT team If you have the relevant skill set, please email your updated CV or call me directly on ************* Keywords: solution architect / Business analyst / Digital transformation / SOA / UML / PAAS / solution architect / Business analyst / Digital transformation / SOA / UML / PAAS / solution architect / Business analyst / Digital transformation / SOA / UML / PAAS /
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