Solutions Architect

£80,000 | London | Permanent

Posted 11 days ago


We're looking for a Solutions Architect with a background in .Net to design, document and oversee implementation of web based technical solutions a very well-established agency in London.

You'll be working with a team of highly competent individuals who are best in their respective areas of business and have the awards to back it up.

Core responsibilities and requirements will cover;

* Design, document and oversee implementation of systems that are scalable and fit for purpose
* Conduct research on new technologies or upgrades
* Review new and existing systems and make recommendations for improvement
* Review internal development systems and provide recommendations for improvement and standardisation
* Ensures that all technical systems comply with compliance and security procedures
* When required, work proactively with our clients' IT departments and suppliers
* Facilitation of technical requirement workshops and interviews
* Participation in business development
* Produce accurate system and technical documentation
* Work alongside Technology lead to design agree and implement short and long-term departmental strategic goals

Be able to demonstrate:

* Strong communication skills present effectively, reads room dynamics and responds appropriately, listens, questions, delivers clear and concise instructions/advice, both written and verbal
* Ideas generation: strives to problem-solve creatively and encourages and supports others to do so, delivers ideas (large and small) that improve the project
* Demonstrates a positive, can do attitude
* Inspires problem solving and issue resolution
* Able to relate and explain issues to project management, financial and business users in terms they will understand
* Understand the competences of browser-based development; content management systems, security, device QA, deployment and analytics
* Knowledge, Expertise and Qualifications

The candidate is expected to possess the following key skills:

* Extensive experience in system, architecture, creation and development
* Solid understanding of information processing fundamentals and best practices
* Experience conducting technology, trends, standards and products research
* Experience providing technical guidance and leadership
* Proven experience identifying, analysing and resolving system problems
* Experience of a wide range of coding patterns
* Familiarity and expertise in a variety of CMS's including Umbraco
* Enterprise integration knowledge and expertise
* Working knowledge of Jira/Confluence
* Extensive knowledge of the .net platform and 3rd Party API Integrations
* Working knowledge of hosting environments; Rackspace Cloud, Azure and AWS
* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with team members from creative, user experience, QA, project and account management; understand their different motivations and approaches
* Communicate effectively with senior management with precise and accurate timely information
* Experience of agency environment (or similar), i.e. tight deadlines, multiple concurrent projects

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.