Senior Solutions Architect

Location: Southampton, Hampshire Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: William Church

Senior Solutions Architect


Senior Solutions Architect needed for a renown Geospatial data and technology organisation based in Southampton. Our client is looking to employ an experienced Solutions Architect with an in-depth knowledge of cloud-native digital services, design and specifications of system architectures, having worked as a solutions architect in complex business environments and ideally knowledge of Geospatial solutions. For the right candidate our client is prepared to pay circa £70,000.

The successful Senior Solutions Architect will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • 25 day's holiday (30 after 5years) in addition to Bank Holidays and 3 extra at Christmas
  • Non-contractual annual bonus based on performance
  • Pension Plan
  • Car allowance
  • Flexible working
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Over 500 discounts for national stores
  • + many more

The Senior Solutions Architect Provides architectural and technical leadership, giving direction, guidance and support in the delivery of appropriate architectural solutions, accountable for the end to end architecture and design of solutions within a specific business and/or technology domain

Some of the main duties of the Senior Solutions Architect will include:

  • Responsible for setting technical direction within a business or technology domain, and responsible for the system and/or technology roadmaps that realise that direction
  • Ensure programme/project architectures within their domain are aligned to organisational direction (e.g. aligned to Enterprise Architecture), technical strategy and roadmaps
  • Responsible for the provision of architect resources within a business or technology domain, providing leadership to, and management of those architects
  • Build relationships with external suppliers and delivery partners as appropriate to ensure appropriate use of new and emerging technologies, and to ensure delivery in line with architecture direction
  • Represent the domain to internal and external stakeholders, providing consultancy as appropriate to ensure confidence in the IT solutions provided
  • Support and assist Enterprise Architects in defining and maintaining the logical elements of enterprise architecture and IS technology strategy in support of the organisation's business objectives

What you need to be the successful Senior Solutions Architect:

In order to be the successful Senior Solutions Architect and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Proven track record in definition and implementation of complex, Enterprise-level Solution Architectures
  • Proven track record of leading, managing and developing a technical team
  • Proven track record of influencing key business (up to and including C-level) and technical stakeholders
  • Excellent consultancy skills
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of industry Best Practices for architecture
  • Very good knowledge of industry technology developments and suppliers relevant to the domain
  • Professional Architecture Certification or equivalent

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Solutions Architect to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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