Solution Architect (Infrastructure)

Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
16 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our blue chip client are currently hiring a solution architect (infrastructure) on a contract basis for an initial 3 month period with possibility of extension.

Role brief

·Working closely with the company’s internal IT and InfoSec teams

·Create high and low level technical architecture designs to support project delivery, product development and deployment.This may include logical models of components and interfaces as well as None Functional / Functional Requirements.

What you need to demonstrate

·An up-to-date understanding of infrastructure architecture and technologies in both cloud and on premise, covering both MS Windows and Linux.

·Strong analysis and design skills with a mind for problem solving

·Proven track record and experience leading solution architecture for complex programmes

Abilities we are looking for:

·The ability to design fit for purpose technical designs that meet the desired Functional and Non-Functional Requirements

·Ability to take ownership of a portfolio of work and draw together technical similarities and opportunity for standardisation

·Manage project demands, escalating as appropriate conflicts with the support of the Domain Architect or Architecture function

·Proven experience and background in delivery across programmes/projects in the assigned area of expertise

·Works with assigned area of business on the future and ensure resources (money, time and people) are utilised as effectively as possible

·Ability to deliver against tight timescales and timelines, escalating any issues to the appropriate individual(s) when required

·Demonstrable aptitude for logical thinking.

·Effective conceptualisation, pattern recognition and design skills.

·Presentation and workshop facilitation skills.

·Ability to assess rapidly changing technologies and apply them to business needs.

·Ability to remain unbiased to specific technologies or vendors, providing an objective and fact-based viewpoint.

·Ability to quickly gain the confidence of the business and colleagues through good communication simplifying complex technical messages.

·Recommendations on principles, patterns, standards and strategies to be deployed which will then be ratified by the relevant Design Authority and D&T Leadership.

If you are interested in this position, please apply today

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