Solution Architect (Digital Architect)

Recruiter
Cancer Research UK
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced and sharp minded Solution Architect that can helpus beat cancer sooner? Were looking for a dedicated and motivated individual to... Act as practice lead for the Digital Solution Architecture function Craft solution designs for the diverse range of propositions andproducts that make up CRUKs digital estate Set standards and guidelines required for Cancer Research UK to achieveexcellence in solution design for its digital presence Establish and implement correct implementation of solution designsacross a number of development teams Establish yourself as the go to authority for digital solutionarchitecture within CRUK Drive continuous improvement within your practice area Support the Digital Senior Management Team in understanding thepipeline of work and developing appropriate resource to deliver it Line manage a technical analyst, supporting their personal developmentthrough coaching and mentoring Join the worlds largest charity committed to beating cancer through research Beating cancer is a real challenge. Here at Cancer Research UK, we have3,500 talented people who are passionate about achieving this vision andthrive in our complex, diverse and dynamic environment. Currently 2 in 4people survive cancer. Our aim is to make that 3 in 4 within 20 years.That means we have to accelerate everything we do, which means beingsmarter and automating our ability to develop new systems as far aspossible e.g. through reusability, and automation of testing and deployments. You'll be joining an extraordinary team in a great working environment.We need a results-focused Solution Architect who will help drive thesuccess of our Digital Engineering team to deliver and deploy highquality solutions across the digital estate. We cant achieve our goalswithout maximising revenues so we need to ensure we continually developour information systems to support our bold fundraising targets. You can help us save millions of lives through your Significant experience of and passion for creating solutionarchitectures for digital platforms Experience of diverse technologies such as Drupal, PHP, web services Deep understanding of service oriented architecture and microservices Experience of complex system integrations including use of REST basedAPIs and messaging Excellent experience of motivating, mentoring and training others toconsistently deliver to a high standard Significant experience of core digital capabilities, practice areas andsite architecture Constructive attitude and collaborative working style Our passion, determination and ambition lead us to set ourselves evermore challenging targets. Youll need to be a strong strategic thinker who leads by example witha passion for all things digital and a working knowledge of digitaltechnologies, platforms and tools. A good team player with the abilityto build and maintain excellent working relationships, youll have theability to identify and capitalise on opportunities for continuousimprovement, challenging and inspiring others to do the same to enableinnovations to be made for the benefit of the charity. If this describesyou, you can enjoy a phenomenal career with us as, together, we bringforward the day when all cancers are cured. We will continue to review applications until we have appointed, applytoday to be considered for this role. At CRUK we value diversity and were committed to creating an inclusiveculture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their fullpotential. We actively encourage applications from people of allbackgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will helpus to beat cancer sooner. From 2019, we will be relocating from our current offices in Angel, toa new office space in Stratford close to the Olympic Park. At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusiveculture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their fullpotential. We actively encourage applications from people of allbackgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will helpus to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, we will be relocating from our current officesin Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park. - provided by Dice DRUPAL, PHP