Solutions Architect (Urgent)

£90,000 | London | Permanent


Posted 21 days ago


Our client is prestigious organisation based in the heart London. We are seeking a Solutions Architect to join a super high profile market leading organisation based in London. You will be the driving force in the technical direction of the organisation with a remit to growing the Platform & Concepts, Application Integration and Software teams defining the tools to use. You will lead and grow the technical capability.

You will take charge to lead the development of new Digital software projects which provides high volume data analysis support for cloud-based telemetry and visualisation of big data. The team is also responsible for building applications that run on the platform in Digital, Intelligent and other areas.

Key responsibilities

These include but are not limited to:

* Technical oversight of software projects within the IT&S department, and development of robust Cloud practices with attendant quality assurance
* Development and implementation of key IT architectural policies, especially Information Security
* Definition and implementation of a comprehensive IT architecture and technical strategy to meet the needs of the client over the next 5 years
* Technical management of key vendor relationships
* Lead development and engineering of new enterprise applications and capabilities

Key experience and competencies

The post holder should embody and demonstrate the client's core values: bold, imaginative, open, dynamic and collegial, in addition to the following:


Qualifications, experience and competencies:

* Educated to degree level
* 5-10 years'+ experience in Architect and technical roles, both as an engineer, and working with the latest and cutting edge technology
* Experienced in working with recognised software/enterprise architectural frameworks, e.g. TOGAF or similar
* Experienced in implementing one or more of the following Cloud ecosystems: AWS, Azure, Google
* Experienced in implementation and management of IT architectural policies, including infrastructure, integration, vendor and especially Information Security


Qualifications, experience and competencies:

* TOGAF certification
* AWS or Azure or GCP certified architect
* API's (large scale)
* Experience in secure networking and unified communications
* Experience with containerisation technologies, especially Kubernetes
* Background in hi-tech or a plus, e.g. Telecoms, Pharma, Software, Scientific sectors

This is a fantastic role where you will need to have a high degree of energy, enthusiasm and commitment to succeed. This a new role and will require flexibility and creative thinking skills to relentlessly contribute towards making a truly great platforms and products. Candidates must be able to build and maintain good relationships with those around them - at all levels of the business.

Our client is offering a superb range of benefits including flexible working, pension, life insurance etc. A fantastic opportunity to join a super high profile organisation- send your CV. Shortlisting this week!

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.