Solutions Architect

£70,000 | | Permanent
Posted 5 months ago

Our client is a market leader and is investing heavily in digital innovation - its aim being to build a centre of excellence where digital output is crafted using industry leading best practice frameworks and methodologies to produce world class applications and services.
The Digital & Technology Architecture team is growing rapidly and looking for talented colleagues to help deliver ambitious and market leading services that live up to Sainsbury’s industry leading reputation.
The Architecture team enable the creation of new capability for the organisation, whilst managing the risk it presents. You will be working within the Digital product family and will be experienced architecting digital and multi-channel technology solutions, covering all layers of the technology stack, from presentation to physical infrastructure. You will have a recognised specialism in mobile and online integration and architecture methodologies. You’ll be working closely and collaboratively with the Domain Architect from the creation of solution options and supporting the solution through the project lifecycle.
You’ll be someone who loves to make things happen, who can communicate complex technical issues in a clear manner, who can work at the detailed level but also see the bigger picture, and be someone passionate about identifying and delivering simple solutions to complex problems.
What you need to do
• Provides hands-on technical leadership and authority in the development and improvement of complex products and services
• Supports a product family and Domain Architect through advising on, and creation of the technical vision, detailed technical designs and architectures to support products and projects
• Identify key API requirements for integration between internal and external systems
• Apply technical knowledge to produce or support the production of creative, yet practical, designs that users can understand and operate, and can be implemented and rolled out

What you need to know
• An up-to-date understanding of the Digital technology base, and a general understanding of other technology bases which, together, form the overall technical direction
• Keeps abreast with developments in the IT industry and retail market space to ensure that the architectures are kept in line with industry standard and only deviate for commercial benefit
• Proven track record and experience as a recognised solution architect on major programs of work
• Recognised Professional Certification such as BCS or IEE certification and Architectural recognition form an external body such as TOGAF or the BCS is desirable
• Significant experience of designing solutions that operate on the core technologies
• Proven ability to deliver flexible, reliable, supportable, cost effective (packaged and bespoke) IT solutions both in traditional Waterfall and Agile environments
• Demonstrable experience in IT Industry standards, services, design, architecture principles design, architecture views and viewpoint design, building block design, solutions modelling and systems behaviour
• Experience of IT Architecture (and underlying frameworks such as TOGAF) including the development (and ensuring adherence to) Architecture principles and standards

The team you're joining is a stable, well established one that really get on well so 'fit' is essential as well. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's best employers, in a key team. Fantastic role, client & projects, send CV ASAP to avoid disappointment.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Kam Bhangu

Kam.Bhangu@itqtech.com
0207 025 0124

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