Solution Architect

Kinect Recruitment Ltd
Hemel Hempstead, UK
02 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
*Please apply online or call and ask for Ian Redman*

Do you want to be the best? If so come and work for the best
  • Are you an experienced Solution Architect, or looking to take your next step in to a more senior business focussed role?
  • Would you love the opportunity to work with one of the most highly respected digital transformations consultancies in the world?
  • Would you like to work with a business who are a top employer in the UK, have a genuine focus on its staff, their professional development and offer an excellent work life balance?
  • Would you like to work on major EA transformation projects whose outcomes which have an impact on the everyday world around us?
  • Would you like to be an integral part of a team, where your direct input will be pinnacle in shaping and delivering major UK projects?

Role Overview

Kinect's Client is a high availability, high throughput business that has total reliability on its IT systems. The Solution Architect role in our Enterprise Technology team is responsible for realising the benefits of software and application architecture in order to meet the business needs. You will have technical expertise in integration, commercial off the shelf packages (mainly used within Finance and HR), with expert knowledge in design patterns and general development acquired from significant 'on the ground' practical experience.

The Solution Architect role works with the Enterprise Architects to set the platform technical roadmap, and also works with the Solution Architect role and software delivery teams on a day-to-day basis to ensure the delivery of new solutions is in adherence to overarching standards

Essential Skills
  • Significant commercial experience as a Technical Architect, within integration of COTS (commercial off the shelf packages), ideally in a HR/Finance environment.
  • Experience of Agresso, Workday or similar systems would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering high quality technical solutions in line with business needs and timescales.
  • Understanding of software best practices, design principles & patterns
  • Ability to explain complex technical information in business terms, helping to shape business process
  • Good understanding of coding best practices for security and performance
  • Experience of working in a technology based role and interfacing to a varied number of internal and external stakeholders

Desirable Skills
  • Providing technical expertise and guidance to development teams (onsite team and 3rdparties) around architecture design and implementation, ensuring standards are consistency upheld and quality practices are embedded early within delivery teams

*It's essential the right candidate holds or is eligible for security clearance*

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