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Solution Architect - Permanent

Posted on Sep 23, 2019 by McCabe & Barton

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£100k - £130k Annual

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work with Enterprise Architecture Engineering teams to define and implement standard patterns and make reference implementations available to the wider organization.
  • Participate in Architecture Reviews of specific applications and ad-hoc deep-dives of key projects and architectural focus areas.
  • Work within the team to identify, categorize and manage the current portfolio of technologies in use within the firm/Review and approve technology purchase and renewal decisions.
  • Track the usage and users of technologies and make plans for retiring deprecated or end of life technologies.
  • Identify gaps in the technical offerings, assist in creating working groups with stakeholders across the firm to provide recommendations, standards and decision frameworks around filling these gaps.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, business or related field and proven experience in IT design, development and implementation
  • Worked in or led enterprise-wide IT architecture or development initiatives with experience managing and leading virtual, cross-functional teams
  • Good understanding of applications and infrastructure life cycles with strong knowledge of software architecture/design & engineering.
  • Understand the importance of non-functional requirements and how to architect secure, robust and high-performance systems.
  • Experience of architecting solutions on AWS would be preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of Java and open source technologies and frameworks, using object-oriented development and design patterns, and optimised for the enterprise
  • Solid understanding of RESTful API design and JSON
  • Good awareness of Dev Ops - including Continuous Integration and Delivery using agile Configuration Management, Environment Management, Release Management practices
  • Strong passion and expertise in technology solutions and can demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and keeping their technical skills and knowledge current.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute transition strategies
  • Ability to assess, develop, and mentor existing staff in strategic technology architecture competencies
  • Strong consultative skills required to work directly with the business leaders and appropriately influence, understand architecture gaps; working across the organization to develop new capabilities for firm leverage.
  • It is essential they can deliver complex information to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at different levels in and across the organization with internal & external customers/suppliers.
  • Team player with the confidence and integrity to earn client and internal team confidence quickly

Reference: 760932474

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