Solution Architect

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Solution Architect

Create high level solution models and solution architectures for assigned projects aligned to business outcomes across the Group * Be a technology consultant, guiding the various business units on how the capabilities of systems can be used to solve business problems * Assure that solutions will technically deliver and meet the needs of both the business units and the IS strategy * Contribute to the development of the Enterprise Target Architecture

Job Description

Solution Architect
Middlesex
6 months +

Overview

Create high level solution models and solution architectures for assigned projects aligned to business outcomes across the Group
* Be a technology consultant, guiding the various business units on how the capabilities of systems can be used to solve business problems
* Assure that solutions will technically deliver and meet the needs of both the business units and the IS strategy
* Contribute to the development of the Enterprise Target Architecture aligned to the business strategy
* Be the design authority on projects ensuring adherence to design standards and the Enterprise Target Architecture
* Develop the relevant subject matter expertise or identify and utilise individuals with relevant expertise to assist them

Description
• Delivers high-level solution models and solution architectures in line with business requirements, organisation and industry standards across all business units
• Ensures compliance of all high-level solution models and solution architectures to the Target Architecture, Enterprise roadmaps, architecture principles and standards
• Assesses the impact of business change requests on the existing architecture and support the prioritisation of these changes
• Provides direction and guidance on projects ensuring adherence to Architecture and Design standards and the Enterprise Target Architecture
• Works with the project stakeholders to understand the business outcomes and strategy so that recommended solution options provide the best fit against requirements and budget
• Supports the Business Analyst to determine high-level functional and non functional requirements, maximising the use of standard or out-of-the-box features and capability
• Creates solution options and solution architectures, ensuring any deviations to the standards are handled through the Strategy and Architecture Governance process
• Be accountable for the viability of proposed solutions and provides direction, advice and guidance on the appropriate approach to the solution throughout the project
• Performs the design authority role on projects ensuring that the detailed designs and solutions delivered align to the solution architecture, managing and resolving any design issues as they arise
• Maintains awareness of the technology in use within the Group in order to ensure solutions leverage the capability of the estate
• Identifies the commercial impacts of decisions involving architecture at a Group level and engage the appropriate people in coming to a sound commercial outcome

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Key Consultant

Henry Sweetman

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I specialise in contract roles for IT security across major accounts at ARM. I excel in all aspects of full life cycle recruitment across IT and business. Due to my IT security knowledge I am able to reach out to candidates for niche roles which has had a really positive effect on my candidate network.