Senior Solutions Architect
Our Client is an international consultancy with over 3000 employees.
They are now looking to recruit a Senior Solutions Architect to be based at the Company's Central London Offices.
You will extensive and deep Expertise in following Application Development areas:
" Expertise in application architecture using modern technologies such as cloud native development, 12 factor Apps, microservices, serverless, API management, Kafka, etc.
" Deep knowledge of Microservices, Containers, REST APIs development, API Management tools (e.g. MuleSoft, Apigee), Kafka
" Solution architect with broad expertise in wide range of digital technologies in areas of application platform development, web and mobile development, cloud, integration, security, etc.
" Application dev experience with at least one of the cloud providers - Amazon AWS or MS Azure
" Understanding of distributed computing paradigm and exposure to building highly scalable systems.
" Experience with platform modernization and cloud migration projects
" Expertise in Agile development methodologies like TDD, BDD, Performance/Load testing etc.
" DevOps experience - CI/CD, Test Automation, Containerization - tools and processes
" Should be conversant with emerging technologies - chatbots, voice/conversational interfaces, RPA, Machine Learning, etc.
" In-depth, hands-on experience in developing web /mobile applications or platform with either Java/J2EE or .NET tech stack and database technologies such as Oracle, MySQL, etc.
" Exposure to polyglot programming languages like Scala, Python and Golang will be a plus
" Ability to read/write code and expertise with various design patterns
" Have used NoSQL database such as MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.
" Work on opportunities along with sales, practice, delivery teams through the pre-sales process
" Develop customer proposals - solution architecture, pitch decks, estimating solution effort, resourcing and timelines
" Translate requirements into solution architecture diagrams, implementation roadmap, delivery approach and other artifacts
" Understand business & technology issues /challenges and translate that to modern technology solutions
" Engage with business and IT groups to align solution architecture with strategic business direction
" Build a trusted advisor relationship with business and technology leaders
Stay periodically engaged throughout the entire project lifecycle to ensure ongoing alignment to established solution vision
" Bachelors or master's degree in engineering (computer, electronics, etc.)
" 20+ years of Solutions Architecture experience (or equivalent enterprise architecture experience) and in customer-facing roles
" Vertical domain knowledge in Financial Services will be an advantage
" Excellent written and verbal communication skills
" Experience in client-driven large-scale application platform implementation projects
" Experience and desire to work in a global delivery environment
Ability to travel up to 40%
" Familiarity with architecture modeling tools. TOGAF experience / certification desired but not necessary
" Proven track record of designing / developing scalable solutions at the enterprise level
" Demonstrated success in quickly understanding business needs and aligning it to technology solutions
" Experience delivering solutions using an Agile / Scrum methodology
Strong communications skills (e.g. active listening, requirements elicitation, oral, written, presentation, workshop facilitation, consensus building)
The Clients offices as based in Holborn - Central London.
The salary for this position will be based on expertise and will be in the range £70K - £100K.
Please do send your CV to us in Word format along with you salary and availability.