Solutions Architect - Manchester - £70K + 20% Bonus + 12% Pension
** CV DEADLINE - FRIDAY 2nd March **
A passionate Solution Architect is required to join a leading software house based in MediaCity as a key figure of an Architecture practice due to undergo a number of exciting transformation projects (due to start in June). You will be responsible for the leadership, innovation and solution design for the organisations clients and customers and also define the IT vision, strategy and roadmaps for solutions.
As Solution Architect you will work across multiple aspects of the enterprise and solution architecture for new and existing software products/systems. You will be an inspirational figure who will 'represent architecture' for the business and manage key relationships with internal stakeholders as well as external customers. You will ensure that all product ideas are developed with the best interests of the business in mind, and in line with business architecture and product strategies.
Experience in the following areas would be preferred:
- Solid experience in Enterprise and Solution Architecture
- Experience of TOGAF frameworks
- Knowledge of architecture governance
- Strong experience of risk management
- Excellent stakeholder management skills
- Experience of designing and delivering high-volume scalable architectures in an enterprise environment
- Experience of working with Real time data and systems is highly desirable.
- Knowledge of cloud-based services
- Working knowledge of an Agile (Scrum) driven development environment.
My client are happy to consider a fully-fledged Architect for the role but will also consider a Senior/Lead Java Developer that is perhaps sat in a blended role now that is looking to move more into Architecture. Reporting into the Head of Architecture you will part of an architecture practice driven by continuous learning and have the business support to attend conferences and meetups.
In addition to an excellent salary (up to £70,000) per annum my client offer an excellent benefits package which includes flexi-hours, 20% bonus, 12% pension, healthcare and a mature environment where you will have the freedom to manage your workload and trusted to make key architectural decisions for the business.
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