Solutions Architect - Integration

N Brown Group
£60,000 per annum
05 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
JD Williams / N Brown group, a leading FTSE 250 internet and catalogue home shopping company with over 150 years of distance shopping experience is seeking a Solutions Architect based in Manchester to join its expanding team. Best known for our 3 power brands; Simply Be, Jacamo and of course JD Williams, we generated revenues of over £887 million in 2016/2017, with (adjusted)pre-tax profits of £80.6 million. Our vision is to become a leading digital retailer and to continue to expand our active customer base of over 4 million, becoming the universally loved experts in fashion that fits by helping our customers' look and feel amazing through our trusted family of over 20 brands. As the Solutions Architect, your duties will be to: - Work in a team of Solution Architects to assist with other related strategies ensuring alignment and understanding impacts across the entire Enterprise. - Produce architecture artefacts to support the implementation of the strategy, assess and review the conformity of 3rd party deliverables against it. - Contribute to architecture and design of applications built with the Oracle Fusion Middleware technologies. To be a successful Solutions Architect you will have the following skills and experience: - Experience in defining and delivering Enterprise Integration Architectures including APIs, SOA, Event Driven Architecture. - Experience in defining Integration architecture for large organisations and of demonstrating alignment between business objectives & the target integration architecture. - Experience in & deep understanding of API & service design. - Strong written and oral communication skills. - Experience of design for Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Service Bus and Oracle Java Message Service. - Proven expertise in API First, contract-led design covering error-handling and monitoring aspects. - Excellent understanding of service provisioning and monitoring. - Good knowledge of integration patterns & associated best practises. - Knowledge of message-based data integration with a focus on XML, XSD and data validation. - Strong knowledge of Message-Oriented-Middleware and Event-Driven architecture. - Experience Oracle Data Integrator. - Experience of Oracle Enterprise Manager. - Understanding how the cloud can be leveraged to enable scalability and high-availability of service-based architectures. - Experience with performance application management. - Knowledge of service provisioning life-cycle, prioritization techniques, change impact assessment and dependency management. - Knowledge of application development practices, including DevOps. - Good RDBMS understanding, preferably Oracle RDBMS. In return, the Solutions Architect will receive a salary of circa £60,000 per annum plus benefits.
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