Solution Architect

£56,000 | Bradford | Permanent
Posted 9 months ago

InterQuest Group are currently looking for an experienced Solution Architect.

We currently have a vacancy for a Solutions Architect based in Bradford. To support the development of an improved architectural capability within its IT function, the creation of Enterprise Architecture and Solutions Architecture.

What will the role involve?

Your role will report to the Application Development Manager and will define and govern development architectures, technologies, tools and methodologies within an area of specialism, ensuring the delivery of best practice software solutions.
You will provide technical leadership to developers within the associated development teams, provide standards, guidelines and patterns, and define the appropriate development toolsets.
You will also be accountable for the creation and management of all associated development technology roadmaps, identifying and sponsoring appropriate IT investments.
An area of specialism should be one of the following:
• Bespoke software development (preferably within a Microsoft discipline).
• SAP development.
• Package/Cloud based solutions (development, configuration, integration, workflow

What skills you are needed.

• Extensive hands-on experience of designing and developing/implementing complex, scalable, multi-tier software solutions, utilising a range of technologies and architectures, within one or more of the following software/technology areas:
o Bespoke Development (Microsoft technologies)
o COTS applications/platforms (including SaaS solutions)
• Experience of formal structured methodologies for software delivery and the use of appropriate toolsets to manage and control software development and testing.
• Detailed knowledge of integration architectures and technologies.
• Good knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture principles.
• Experience of architectural frameworks, tools, patterns and the production of associated artefacts to the support the software development lifecycle.
• Extensive knowledge of the full development life cycle including specification, design, testing and delivery.
• Knowledge & understanding of service continuity planning & IT security.
• Understanding of Enterprise/Solutions Architecture and ITIL principles.
• Experience of undertaking technical leadership for a team of senior technical roles, providing direction and influence to ensure completion of activities.
• Experience of developing and maintaining effective internal and external relationships at senior levels within an organisation
• Ability to absorb complex technical information and communicate effectively to all levels, both technical and non-technical audiences.

• Direct experience of leading & embedding change.
• Direct experience of or qualified in Enterprise Architecture (e.g. TOGAF) or ITIL.
• Commercial management of Technical Partner

Please apply for further information or contact Ryan Stockwell on 01423 878 662

For more information about this role, please contact:

Ryan Stockwell
01423 878 662

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