Solutions Architect

Chapman Tate Associates
Nottingham, UK
11 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Chapman Tate Associates are on the search for an experienced Solution Architect to join a UK market leader based in the East Midlands. Our client has developed a strong reputation internationally over the years operating in its chosen market. This role will allow the successful candidate to fully diversify their portfolio and progress their knowledge within the industry.

The Solution Architect will produce end-to-end solution designs, putting together technologies from multiple IT areas including desktop technologies; Android and iOS mobile devices; Windows and Linux server technologies; Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL database technologies; storage solutions; virtualisation, network components; infrastructure tooling and ITIL-based processes packaged to deliver bespoke applications.

Key responsibilities:
  • Develops solution architectures containing logical models of the components and interfaces involved. Takes full technical responsibility for all aspects of solution specification and design.
  • Maintains knowledge of the technical specialism at a high level
  • Maintains an awareness of current developments in the technical specialism within employing organisation, own industry and outside. Keeps up to date on best practice.
  • Produces detailed component specifications from solution architectures, taking into consideration the intended uses of the architectures as a whole.
  • Develops product short-lists and evaluation criteria and uses them in product selection.
  • Translates component specifications into detailed designs for implementation using selected products.
  • Produces documentation for solution architectures. Makes sensible use of both text and graphics.
  • Maintains a good knowledge of current practice and awareness of current developments within own area(s) of expertise. Demonstrates awareness of areas outside own specialism, as appropriate.

Required knowledge and skills:
  • Educated to degree level or holds a professional qualification
  • Achieved proficiency at Level 4 in any Development and Maintenance Function with experience of software systems development and implementation
  • Effective and persuasive in both written and oral communication
  • Development of products and services around a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), using microservices, APIs, enterprise service bus / enterprise service gateway, etc. in a modern cloud-based business solution

Salary & Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working

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