Solution Architect

Employer
Wipro
Location
Edinburgh, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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buildit is a specialist software engineering and consulting organization within Wipro Digital. Our core charter is to help our enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformation programs through our velocity™ consulting practice or rescue at risk and complex software engineering engagements with targeted interventions.

In addition, our global co-innovation studios are designed to deliver end-to-end design, co-creation, professional education, and product development.

What do we do:
  • Velocity Consulting: Targeted intervention to solve highly complex engineering problems or rescue at-risk engagements by small group of experts.
  • Co-creation Studios: Ideation, design, training, engineering to product development.
  • Professional Education: High-impact training courses taught by practitioners (Agile, and Lean methodologies).

What you'll do
  • Consultative Engineering - Identify, articulate, and influence the shape of business outcomes through platform solutions across the business and technology landscape and across the lifecycle from concept, through realization into production and back again. You will be able to balance the books between technology purism, best-practice, and solution-fit.
  • Collaborative Solutioning -We are looking for people who want to work in cross-functional teams, and want to help others learn how to build them, and why they're valuable; people with a grasp of a variety of technologies, languages, and methodologies, along with their pros and cons.
  • This role may require up to 75% domestic or international travel, often working directly at client locations

Job Description

We are in growth mode and looking for high calibre, deeply experienced, Solution Architects who have delivered high level designs within an evolving Payments enviornment and who seek to be recognized as platform technology leaders growing our practice. This is a new role for the team in Edinburgh and is part of a Payments transformation programme which we have been asked to lead on. You will bring to the role a depth of knowledge around Payments Platforms and transactions along with previous Solution Architecture experience. You will be working with the team to deliver designs that will enable the customer to transition from their current state into their new targetted Payments platform.

Qualifications

Who we are looking for

Solution Architects who are experienced in Payments, Cloud adoption and migration, with excellent comprehension of modern engineering from toolsets to methods, practices to technologies.

  • High level Solution Architecture and design experience - ideally across a number of Payments Platforms ( NPA -New Payments Architecture or Faster Payments or CHAPS / BACS / International Payments )
  • Technical expertise with Java / Maven / Spring Boot / Reactive Microservices
  • Hands-on experience with Docker / Kubernetes / Rancher is ideal for working alongside our Platform Engineering teams
  • Additional technical skills around Kafka / MQ / Camel is highly sought after
  • From a tech agnostic approach knowledge in the following would be an advantage Cloud migration / Containerisation / Distributed Systems / Microservice Architecture and High volume / throughput systems design
  • A real bonus and to make you stand out from the crowd would be previous experience with Google Cloud Platform
  • Hands on practitioners with the ability to demonstrate and communicate at all levels bringing complex technological issues into perspective for specialists and laymen alike. Enabling our clients to adapt to changing needs, improve their time to live, and deliver better solutions though better software.

Our teams work collaboratively alongside our customer teams and you will be able to fit into this model of working. In additon we deliver using an Agile approach but one that is tailored to meet the needs/demands of the team and that is fit for purpose. You will be supported by a team of experts within their engineering field and who have worked hard over the past few years to not only build a level of trust with the customer teams but also be allowed the autonomy and flexibility to work in their own way that delivers maximum value add results.
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