solutions architect - leatherhead

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leatherhead, surrey
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Solutions Architect - Leatherhead

Solutions Architect required to join Leatherhead based organisation at a time of transformation and change!

It's a new role to join a small team of Architects. You will be responsible for high level architecture for a range of projects, tasked with translating requirements into a solution architecture that fits with the wider business strategy and supports new and emerging business needs. This is predominantly focused on Business Applications (COTS products), including CRM, SharePoint, Finance and HR Systems etc.

You'll need to be a strong stakeholder manager with the ability to translate highly technical information to non-technical people from the business. The organisation also rely heavily on 3rd party technologies partners and suppliers so a strong background working with external stakeholders is also important.

Key responsibilities:-

As Solutions Architect you will…

* Define the architecture for a range of sometimes complex IT solutions, ensuring they adhere to the latest design principles for fit for purpose, scalable and efficient software solutions.
* Quickly understand the wider business roadmap and ensure the proposed solution architecture delivers against the business needs
* Take an active role and contribute to the wider IT Strategy
* Evaluate and undertake impact analysis on major design options and decisions
* Advise on key issues such as tool and environment selection
* Own and deliver high quality documentation to define architectural principles and designs

Your experience will need to be across the following:-

* Demonstrable track record of designing and delivering large-scale enterprise solutions for business applications and systems
* Experience of working with 3rdparties to design and agree solutions
* Active involvement and contribution to IT strategies
* Track record of working closely with business units to understand needs and drivers, providing sound internal technical consulting services to eliminate inefficient processes
Developing conceptual design and modelling solutions
* Knowledge and ideally certified in TOGAF or similar

There is a very good base salary on offer along with a Car allowance, Bonus, Superb pension scheme and private medical insurance.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please send an up to date copy of your CV for immediate consideration.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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