Senior Solutions Architect


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Senior Solutions Architect
Job Type
Multiple Options
Salary Details
£90k - £100k
Start Date
Peter Hirst
07917 725773

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Senior Solutions Architect
UK wide – office base location flexible - Telford, Southend, Worthing, Holborn, Manchester, Leeds or Newcastle
Salary – £90k - £100k + excellent benefits package
We are seeking a Senior Solutions Architect to join a leading and innovative team within a global, award-winning consultancy. Our client offers excellence in career growth, professional development, and a coveted personalised benefits package.

As a solution architect, you will have responsibility for the ownership of the solution design through the delivery phases, be responsible for working through the technical challenges and decisions in partnership with the project and engagement management communities to safely deliver the solution into Live operation.

The ideal candidate should have experience of a wide range of technologies including public and private cloud business solutions, best practices, and general ways of working.

Responsibilities include:
• Take ownership of the client requirements, deliverables, and accountabilities to ensure adherence to Architecture Governance processes, industry best practices and to maintain consistency with clients’ Architecture vision
• Drive the solution development and documentation of solution designs ensuring good architectural practices are observed through the lifecycle of the solution development
• Provide oversight of architectural direction for and on behalf of our clients
• Working with agile development teams and delivery architects through all phases of the solution lifecycle
• Take ownership of the solutions and be the face off to our internal and external senior stakeholders
• Develop excellent working relationships with our clients to become their trusted advisors through boldness and honesty
• Relationship management of the technical relationships with vendors, third and parties
• Ensure solution delivery is performed according to agreed specification
• Own technical problem management and resolution relevant to the solution development
Key skills
• Experience of client facing roles
• Able to set direction, technical scope and to build / lead teams of technical individuals and manage their technical deliverables
• Excellent communication, influencing and facilitation skills, in particular for problem solving/troubleshooting activities
• Assertiveness in dealing with people at all levels within and outside of the delivery organisation, including partner and client organisations
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