Solution Architect

Harvey Nash Plc
Ilkley, UK
15 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Solution Architect

Are you a Solution Architect and open to new and exciting opportunities?

Harvey Nash are currently recruiting for an exciting new role as a Solution Architect. You will take the lead in the development of appropriate business and IT architectures, leveraging existing technologies and looking at the latest technology! This position is on a permanent basis and will be earning a competitive salary.

We are looking for an experienced Solution Architect who will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of the IT Architecture and driving the adoption of the strategy forward. Owning and leading the technical delivery of large complex projects either developed internally/externally or using third party procured products.

What does the role entail?
  • Taking the lead in the analysis of project requirements and the development of appropriate business and IT architectures
  • Leading on the applications architecture strategy and roadmap, working closely with IT teams to ensure delivery according to architectural best practice
  • Providing the necessary expertise across the application, integration, data and technology domains
  • Working closely with the CTO to guarantee consistent and strategic vision and ensuring technical design informs the production and delivery of the business and technical roadmaps
  • Supporting and advising IT teams in the building of solutions and throughout deployment
  • Developing and maintaining supporting documentation within the confines of an Architecture Content Framework
  • Owning the delivery of the Strategy and Architecture of a fully integrated business solution
  • Supporting major programmes work to ensure delivery of the business and technology objectives through the continued establishment of Solution Architecture
  • Maintaining good relationship with project teams, internal and external customers and suppliers to ensure effective and efficient solutions are delivered

What we're looking for?

  • Experience owning and shaping a group wide Enterprise Architecture roadmap and vision
  • Experience of leading successful project delivery as either an architect or design lead
  • Experience of architecture assessment and definition of business applications and infrastructure design and migration in complex environments
  • Excellent understanding and experience of applying architectural principles across business applications, infrastructure and cloud technologies, including assurance of regulatory, legislative and industry practices

  • Ability to translate business requirements and effectively analysing problems and data
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to articulate changes to business processes to stakeholders with differing levels of technical knowledge
  • An understanding or knowledge of Learning Management Systems (desirable)

If this sounds like you please apply within.

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