We are recruiting for multiple Solutions Architects here at City & Guilds! As a Solution Architect, you will create the overall technical vision for a specific solution to a business problem. You would need to translate underlying needs to business analysts and developers, oversee timely delivery of a technically coherent and valuable solution. In essence the Architect will design, describe and manage the solution. We currently have 4 permanent vacancies and 1 fixed term contract for 12 months.
This appointment will be made on merit.
We believe that diversity and inclusion strengthen and enriches us, and that it is the responsibility of everyone at City & Guilds to drive this value. As ethnic minority groups and disabled people are currently under-represented within the Organisation, we particularly encourage and welcome applications from these communities.
About The Role
In this role you will report into either the Principal Architect or Service Architect Lead. You will play a pivotal role in the C&G Engineering function responsible for establishing and enhancing business and technical roadmaps, plans, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.
You will own and deliver end-to end solutions with will involve engagement at the conception of a project through Design, Build and testing to support Operational acceptance. You would use analysis skills to probe underlying business needs for application development.
You will have the opportunity of working on a hybrid basis with a mix of home and office but you do need to be within commutable distance from one of our City & Guilds hub offices.
You should have extensive experience in designing end-2-end solutions in a technologically diverse environment. Our ideal candidate will be customer focused with the ability to identify and understand a customers need. A clear confident communicator able to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences.
You should have exceptional relationship skills to create business buy in and bring together architecture expertise across the Organisation to create a community that can deliver results in line with the strategic priorities.
An individual with excellent problem solving and analysis skills is required with the ability to identify service gaps and develop solutions to meet the needs of the business.
You should have a strong background in the Design of Managed Services and Enterprise solution technology and services.