Solutions Architect

Definitive Recruitment Limited
London (Greater)
£75k - £80k pa + 10% Bonus + bens
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Solutions Architect, West London, £75-80K + 10% Bonus + Bens. Degree educated with a 2.1 or higher, you will have a background as a Solutions Architect with experience of AWS, REST/SOAP and Agile and will ideally have worked on large integration projects.

Fluent French or another European language apart from English would be a plus but is not essential

Tech stack:

Technical: Experience in multiple of the following disciplines
*Modern Distributed Enterprise Architectures
*Cloud architectures, including AWS
*UX development
*Services design, including REST
*Enterprise Messaging Systems/Enterprise Service Bus
*API Management
*Database development
*Network design/administration
*Data security
Technologies: Linux, Oracle, Scala, TIBCO, JS Framework(s), CSS, HTML, Pega, Node.js


The Solutions Architect will be responsible for creating, reviewing and maintaining detailed designs and architectural solutions for the EU development team. The successful candidate will be a "go to person" for technical queries; they will help direct the teams technically throughout the project lifecycle. They will be part of the Technical Architect Group (TAG) which is tasked to improve the standard and quality of architecture/design throughout all of the EU solutions.

The Solution Architect will have an in-depth understanding of the underlying technologies, architectures and integrations between products (internal/external) and be a functional expert in the company's front-office and back-office products. The Solutions Architect may at times assist in pre-sales solutioning for EU client opportunities and interact with European clients and key Europe business stakeholders. This position will maintain solid relationships with the North America Technology Products organizations.

*Develops IT solutions and conceptual architectures based on business requirements
*Provide technical assistance and due diligence during the discovery phase
*Excellent at creating and communicating illustrations of solutions and concepts
*Ability to work and provide direction on software, network, hardware and security solutions
*Maintains a strong working knowledge of system integrations and is able to understand changes in order to anticipate cross-system or cross-process impacts
*Maintains a strong functional working knowledge of the company's front-office and back-office suite of products
*Reviews and approves technical specifications
*Skilled in diagnosing and solving complex problems and providing detailed technical analysis
*Able to confidently communicate with the internal business and external clients
*Maintains proficiency in the application and use of tools within Technology Products
*Effectively communicates the feasibility of requested deliverables and timelines to the Development Manager
*Provide training and mentoring to team members.
*Maintains knowledge of the unique requirements of the European marketplace
*Strong knowledge of the latest computer technologies and concepts
*Superior oral and written communication skills
*Exhibits drive and initiative to learn whatever is necessary to explore new solutions

This Solutions Architect role pays c£75-80K base, 10% bonus, + bens and is based in West London.

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