Solutions Architect - Liverpool - £80k


Solutions Architect - Liverpool - £80k

Solutions Architect – Liverpool - £80k

This internationally recognised organisation in Liverpool are recruiting a Solutions Architect to be responsible for the architecture of cutting edge digital software solutions. You will be responsible for ensuring that any technical applications or programmes designed in house or by partners is consistent with our overall enterprise-wide architecture and technical environment.

You will have a broad background in Infrastructure and Network Design and Architecture, understanding the full development stack from user interface to back end services, cloud, security and databases. More importantly, you will be pro-active, a good communicator, an excellent team-player and prepared to learn quickly and adapt to new requirements, new technologies and new challenges.


Key Accountabilities

  • Complete responsibility for technical input to qualification and business approval meetings, designing larger more complex solutions.

  • Provide technical direction and agree the solution architecture.

  • Working with business stakeholders and analysts to understand and validate business requirements and objectives.

  • Converting business requirements into effective technical designs underpinned by robust architectural solutions.

  • Understanding and effectively utilising the cloud-based technology capabilities.

  • Identifying solutions where cloud technology constraints deem it necessary for "non-standard" solutions to be developed.

  • Assisting the business analysts with process modelling and the development of technical system designs.

  • Ownership of the integration architecture, working closely with systems integrators to ensure that interfaces are robust and effective.

  • Provide the lead IT representation in Design Authority meetings.


Your background;


  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and hybrid cloud environments including Cloud Platform Services (IaaS, SaaS and PaaS), Virtual Machines (VM), SD WAN and local networking solutions

  • Knowledge of the components of holistic solutions architecture such as cyber security, developing cloud integration and service-based architectures.

  • Ability to work with performance and diagnostic tooling

  • ‘End to end’ networking knowledge

  • Neutral towards technology, vendor and product choices; with a keen focus on business outcomes

  • Experience operating in a mixed mode environment of internal / external IT delivery capabilities.

  • Excellent vendor management skills, experience of operating in conjunction with large IT vendors.

  • Governance / assurance of architectural designs, ensuring compliance to enterprise principles and technology strategy drivers.

  • Governance of functional / non-functions requirements and delivery scope throughout the project life-cycle.

  • Business Process Analysis – ability to determine business processes and identify necessary requirements and considerations.

  • Enterprise Applications frameworks – focus on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).

  • Strong Microsoft Technology background.

  • Experience of designing and delivering solutions in Microsoft Azure (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS). 


If you are a Solutions Architect in Liverpool and are keen to be part of a fast-growing capability then email Mario Michaels on to discuss the role further.


Solutions Architect – Liverpool - £80k

£70000 - £80000 per annum
  1. Permanent

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