SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT 6 months contract based in West Sussex, Hybird working/Office 2 days a week. £550 – £600 Outside IR35.
As the Soultions Architect you will define the evaluation and selection of software components and related hardware/infrastructure requirements of the applications and its data, and the development of the application, including evaluation and selection of development methods, support processes, best practices and tools. You will be responsible for application non-functional aspects for example usability, accessibility, quality, security, performance, availability, scalability, and integrity.
BA/BSc or appropriate degree.
Relevant technical experience managing, developing and upgrading applications, within application/solution design
Experience with Business Process Analysis
Good communication skills, self-starter and ability to work independently as required yet function well within a team
Experience of end-to-end application solution architecture/design methods and patterns for example design in areas such as COTS, Web/Digital, operational technologies, Back Office and Front Office
Architecture of medium complexity enterprise solutions
Experience in product evaluation, gap-fit analysis, design, delivery and support
Experience in Windows, virtualised hardware and VM (eg Citrix) environments
Experience in a range of application development languages
Experience in application integration using services-oriented and/or Middleware approaches
Experience in database technologies (eg Oracle, DB2, SQL Server)
Experience with working with external 3rd party product providers
Experience in deployment of applications into hosted/data centre environments and associated configuration of application and infrastructure
Experience of IT support processes and ongoing application/infrastructure non-functional planning
Strong customer service ethos, recognising the importance of customer needs and business value at stake in delivering services, thereby enhancing the perception of the organisation
Ideally have exposure or experience in ITIL
Ideally have experience in configuration management, service catalogues.