Solution Architect - Application Rationalisation

Ref No. EMP457831
Salary £600 - £675/day
Location Worthing, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 months)
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

Solutions Architect required for a 6 month contract (likely to extend) based in West Sussex. (Remote working initially)

Important

Applictions Integration Solution Architecture

The Job

Solutions Architect required for a 6 month contract (likely to extend) based in West Sussex. (Remote working initially)

Working for a leading Utilities organisation as Solution Architect you will provide solutions consultancy services to support the delivery of IT Solutions Delivery including; Application Rationalisation project within IT & Data. Also covering Business Channels projects such as Bilaterials, next phases of Developer Services improvements.

This role defines best practices in 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. The senior solution architect is responsible for application non-functional aspects for example usability, accessibility, quality, security, performance, availability, scalability, and integrity.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide architectural oversight and support for the application environment
  • To meet and maintain required Non-Functional Requirements and future needs including Capacity planning, availability, performance, house-keeping, monitoring
  • Leading technical teams as appropriate in application development/support activities
  • Maintaining Functional and Non-Functional Requirements
  • Architecting new IT Solutions as required
  • Liaising with 3rd party product providers to understand future enhancements, product roadmaps, new developments and communicate as required to business, user and IT Stakeholders
  • Documenting solution architecture
  • Assist in deploying applications to internal and external customer facing environments.
  • Coaching the application support and infrastructure support teams
  • Analysing and recommending service quality improvement activities
  • Assist in other solutioning activities as required by the Technical Design Authority function

Essential knowledge/Experience

  • Relevant technical experience managing, developing and upgrading applications, within application/solution design
  • Strong technical aptitude.
  • Experience with Business Process Analysis
  • 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 a range of application development languages
  • Experience in application integration using services-oriented and/or middleware approaches
  • Experience in database technologies (e.g. 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
  • Ideally have exposure or experience in ITIL

This position is to start ASAP and will pay between £600 - £675 per day ltd/umbrella (outside of IR35) depending on your level of experience

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