Solution Architect

Location: East Grinstead, West Sussex Salary: £460 - £520 per day
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Sam Francis

Solutions Architect

Booking/Reservation System

East Grinstead

My client based in East Grinstead is looking for a Solutions Architec, with expereince on a booking or reservation system for an initial 6 month project, paying £460-£520/day, depending on experience.

Key Responsibilities of the Solution Architect
* Facilitate and lead design and solution workshops
* Production of Solution Design documents
* Ensure suppliers and internal teams adhere to the companies architectural principles and best practices
* Steer the multiple teams towards an integrated and common architecture
* Take a proactive approach to addressing design concerns and risks as and when they arise
* Promote risks and issues to the project board as and when appropriate
* Production of necessary documentation
* Be a team player who can work collaboratively with the IS team, suppliers and internal customers alike
* Engage stakeholders and peer group members in order to gain support for architectural designs and solutions

Key skills/Experience required of the Solution Architect

The Ideal Solution Architect will have:
* A track record of successful solution architectural delivery, ideally with a travel and/or booking agency background
* The ability to lead workshops comprising of clients staff and external suppliers.
* Proven expertise in delivering solutions and designs in multi-function, multi-supplier, medium to large scale project environments
* Excellent leadership skills to manage upwardly to senior executives as well as motivate core team members.
* Experience of creating private cloud applications including integration into legacy systems
* A good understanding of micro services architecture

Beneficial Skills of the Solutions Architect
* Industry experience in travel & hospitality, insurance and/or membership organisations
* Completer finisher- with an eye for detail
* Great problem solving skills and able to work under pressure
* Analyse and evaluate pros and cons and identify risks in order to make decisions
* Identify the main issues in complex problems, clarify understanding or stakeholder expectations, to seek best option
* Where appropriate make clear, pragmatic and manageable plans for service delivery using program and project management disciplines
* Accreditation in, or demonstrable understanding of, a recognised architectural methodology such as TOGAF.
* Demonstrable verbal and written communication skills

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