Job: Senior Solutions Architect

Title Senior Solutions Architect
Categories Technology Permanent
Salary Up to £100k + Excellent Bonus
Location London
Job Information

Harris Global are currently recruiting on behalf of our industry leading, London based client, who are looking to hire a Senior Solutions Architect. The successful candidate will be a senior member of the IT Architecture team and will be responsible for designing and implementing IT solutions on a major strategic programme. This role requires excellent attention to detail as you will be examining and translating business requirements into a system design that will ultimately shape project development.

Role responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

Play a key role in the overall company strategy and ensure that the solutions designed and delivered are aligned to the Architectural roadmap Taking responsibility for the solutions architecture on a major new strategic programme of work
Comprehend business strategies and requirements and develop necessary designs and plans to ensure projects and solutions satisfy those needs
Contribute to the definition, maintenance and evolution of the Architectural principles, standards and patterns in line with the Architectural Roadmap
Act as a contributing member across project teams from project inception to completion, acting as a point of liaison between delivery teams and the IT Architecture team
Consistently monitor the scope of projects, ensuring an efficient portfolio (ie avoiding duplication, tactical solutions etc.) ensuring solutions are aligned with strategic vision and all appropriate standards/methodologies
Provide technical leadership within the organisation
Evaluate and undertake impact analysis on major design options to assess and evaluate associated risks
Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality product platform
Produce relevant documentation in accordance with the company standards
Ensure that relevant technical strategies, policies and practices are applied correctly
Contribute to the selection of vendors, via competitive RFI/RFP process

The successful candidate will possess the following:

Must have a strong technical background, evolving from a hands on software developer with Java experience
Good knowledge of software engineering practices including: BDD, TDD, continuous delivery and integration, full automation etc.
Experience of working within Waterfall and Agile delivery frameworks is desirable
Knowledge of distributed systems & services, messaging, object orientation, database solutions, web application development, security and open source technologies
Knowledge of design patterns and architectural concepts including microservices, low latency systems, data warehousing, APIs and cloud services
Strong knowledge of integration patterns & technologies and experience designing and implementing integrated, distributed systems
Experience designing resilient, high availability solutions and delivering Real Time systems
Experience and understanding of DevOps principles is desirable

If this role is of interest and you have the required skills, please apply now.

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