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Senior Solution Architect

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Recruiter: Sage
Listed on: 6th January
Location: Newcastle
Salary Notes: £Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Software tech at Sage means giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people. As a Senior Solution Architect here, you'll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart. We're a FTSE 100 company with £60m of new investment into the business and £40m in the North East, over 13,000 colleagues globally and we continually give back to our local communities.

This isn't just a Senior Solution Architect role with a company depended on by start-ups, entrepreneurs and business developers the world over. It's a fantastic opportunity to learn and be part of something amazing, right here in the Toon! You'll work alongside a team of Tyneside tech experts, honing your skills and knowledge. And, as you continually aim for world-class solutions, you'll become a key player in a major IT project at one of the world's leading business platform providers.


  • Transform regional and global IT services by delivering large complex solution architecture
  • Work closely with business analysts and stakeholders to understand design requirements
  • Become a strong partner to the business, influencing important business decisions
  • Liaise with Delivery teams on technical detail, oversee builds and participate in global governance boards to ensure architectural alignment
  • Drive our evolution from local to global architecture design and from traditional platforms to open and modular cloud-hosted services
  • Be the voice of architecture working closely with project and programme teams
  • Report on the progress of architecture deliverables to key stakeholders
  • Enthuse about new and disruptive tech relevant to our evolution

The person

 There's a reason why businesses around the world depend on Sage platforms. It's because we innovate. As a Senior Solution Architect you're in the driving seat, making creative decisions that will have significant impact on the future of our organisation. This is a serious role and a major opportunity to put your stamp on a project at a company leading the way in business platform tech. Our perfect Senior Solution Architect will:

  • Have extensive experience of shaping and defining large, complex global enterprise and solution architecture spanning multiple domains and business areas
  • Be able to work well with others as part of a team
  • Be a great communicator able to make complex procedures easy to understand for tech and non-tech audiences
  • Have strong analytical and critical thinking skills and be prepared to challenge conventional wisdom
  • Show leadership and be able to inspire colleagues to work together on a shared goal
  • Be a strong, respected and influential voice in architecture

The offering

This is your chance to build a belter of a career right here in Newcastle. All the development you can handle and challenges galore. That means global hackathons, a Technical Fellowship programme and you'll get five training days plus five volunteer days per year so you can learn and give something back in the local community. And all this with a company that's as local as the fog on the Tyne! You'll find everything you could ever want at our office: plenty of great places to eat, an on-site gym, and of course, cutting-edge tech... which reminds us: create something that we go on to patent and you'll get an Inventors' bonus.