Solutions Architect

Posted 3 days ago by Essex County Council

Essex County Council (ECC) Technology Services is focused on ensuring current and future investment in technology maximises the opportunity to support ECC in meeting its strategic goals.


To achieve this Technology Services are undertaking a major transformation programme which will create the conditions where employees, residents and businesses can collaborate, innovate and thrive.


We are looking to recruit passionate and experienced IT Professionals to assist in the design and delivery of Technology Services enabling us to deliver outstanding outcomes and experiences enabled by modern, connected technology.

What's in it for you

* Make an impact on the lives of residents in Essex
* Be a part of a new forward-thinking Technology Services Team in local government
* Engage directly with customers, suppliers and stakeholders to design and deliver meaningful, measurable technology change
* An excellent benefits package https://benefits

The kind of experience you might bring

* Educated to degree level or equivalent by extensive experience
* Accredited TOGAF 9.1 or 9.2
* Able to demonstrate strong experience in a Solutions Architecture Role preferably working within a large Local Authority or with a private sector organisation providing Public Sector Services.
* Demonstrate a track record of successfully working within effective teams delivering Business Solutions that have been proved successful in meeting complex business requirements and in enabling standardisation, simplification, sharing and re-use in the design of technical and business solutions.
* The Solutions Architect must comply with the ECC defined SFIA (Skills Framework for the Information Age) requirements for this type of role.

You can also find out more about service design at ECC at our blog


Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

Required skills

  • Solutions Architect
  • Accredited TOGAF 9.1 or 9.2

Reference: 39108804

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