Solution Architect

  • Be-IT
  • Other
  • 14/06/2019
Information Technology

Job Description

We are looking for a Solution Architect to join an exciting financial services organisation in Edinburgh. This company is transforming the way they work and have some very exciting developments coming up, ensuring that they stay at the forefront of modern technology.

You will mainly work on a strategic digital transformation programme, ensuring the IT Architecture principles and standards are applied effectively and efficiently across a number of exciting, customer-focused change projects. You will work closely with business stakeholders, business architects, solution architects, product managers and delivery teams across the business.

As a Solution Architect you will be responsible for:

Developing, maintaining and communicating elements of a Digital Reference Architecture that enables the delivery of an ambitious and exciting business strategy
Defining delivery roadmaps for assigned elements of the Digital Reference Architecture
Working with business and change stakeholders in shaping, delivering and agreeing high level solution architectures that are aligned to the wider Enterprise Architecture
Working closely with digital change projects to ensure that detailed design and delivery work is consistent with the agreed solution architecture
Providing general technology guidance and advice to business and IT stakeholders
Identifying opportunities to deliver business benefit through adoption of new technologies or new ways of working
Ongoing definition and subsequent re-use of common design frameworks, standards, patterns and practices 

Technical requirements of the role will ideally include extensive and demonstrable knowledge of the following:

Designing solutions based on cloud technologies
Enterprise architecture processes (e.g. TOGAF)
Modelling and design tooling
Agile project delivery methodologies
DevOps practises and tooling to enable collaboration and automation
Designing for digital security
Best practice digital design patterns
Mobile app development and deployment
Micro-services and containerisation
API management technologies

If you are a Solution Architect who has excellent cloud based experience and would like to find out more about this opportunity then get in touch with Simon Allen to discuss in more detail.