Solutions Architect

  • Job Reference: NJ0373
  • Date Posted: 8 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Nexus Jobs Limited
  • Location: City London
  • Salary: £90,000 to £120,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jas Gujral
  • Email: cv@nexusjobs.com
  • Telephone: 020 7488 6900

Job Description

Solutions Architect

Our Client is an international consultancy with over 3000 employees.

They are now looking to recruit a Senior Solutions Architect to 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 modelling 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 £90K - £120K.

Please do send your CV to us in Word format along with you salary and availability.