Solution Designer/ Architect

Competitive | Winchester | Contract
Posted 13 days ago

Business Solutions Designer/Architect – Hampshire – c. 7 month initial term – c£480/day

A large and dynamic organisation in the South of England is looking to add an experienced Business Solutions Architect, to their established Business Solution Design team. You will be a member of a talented team acting as trusted advisors to colleagues at all levels in IT and the wider business.

You will be responsible for the development of technology solutions built on enterprise-class platforms which meet business requirements and enable projects to deliver against corporate strategies and objectives, ensuring these are in line with architectural standards.

Working alongside Enterprise Architects, Business Relationship Managers, Business Analysts, Project Managers and Technical Specialists, you will produce fully costed end-to-end solution designs that meet functional and non-functional requirements, and lead the implementation of these.

To provide technical leadership for projects within the 2018-19 Delivery Plan. This will include providing solution designs, preparing feasibility studies, risk assessments and resource estimates for projects through their lifecycle.

Essential Skills & Experience:
• Experienced in Enterprise grade IT solution design
• Significant background knowledge and design experience / skills
• Ability to act as SME against a wide range of proposals, technical & business areas
• Ability to work with BAs and stakeholders to evolve requirements and develop a solution
• Good communication skills – including verbal, written and facilitation skills
• Excellent presentation skills, including extensive experience in presenting technical solutions to senior stakeholders
• Experience of handling multiple tasks running concurrently with varying complexity, time constraints, impacts and risks
• Experience of supplier selection and procurement processes such as RFP / ITT
• Experience of early planning, estimation and cost modelling
• Knowledge of security principles

Desirable Skills & Experience:
• Good grasp of server platforms, networking and storage essentials.
• Familiarity with TOGAF architecture methodology and concepts.
• NetScaler, XenDesktop
• Windows Server (Inc. all server roles and features)
• Exchange, Office 365, Windows 10
• Dell Boomi, ForgeRock, Sitecore, SAP

The successful candidate will have experience in delivering COTS and SaaS solutions as well working with in-house development functions. Also experienced in a broad range of technologies including IDAM, Web Content Management, ERP, CRM, integration services, server technologies, storage, firewalls, load balancers, databases, IaaS and PaaS.

If you feel your skills and experience will be a good fit for this role, please give me a call and/or send over your current CV to me at: / 01892 553 231.

Closing date: Friday 10th August, earlier applications preferred & will be considered as they arrive.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sarah Waller
01892 553 231

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