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IT Application Solution Architect

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Recruiter: Gattaca PLC
Listed on: 15th January
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £55000 - £75000
Type: Permanent

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My global IT technology company is seeking an innovative, dynamic and focused Solution Architect to lead on a series of workstreams' covering multiple teams and locations.  The team is responsible for maintaining a mission critical system that is a "system of systems" which is undergoing modernisation using Agile techniques and will incorporate the productisation of these systems.
Your Role and Objectives

Take ownership and drive forward the future planning of the overall solution with a view to positioning it at the forefront of the range of solution options available in the sector
Initiate and oversee the design and development of additional functionality and cap abilities within the overall solution
Promote a culture of dynamism and continuous improvement across the workstreams'
Produce high quality design and architecture documentation, and review documentation produced by others to ensure it meets expected standards
Present concepts and proposals to a variety of audiences at different levels, including technical and senior managerial staff, in both the customer organisation 
Client solutions or road maps, presenting proposed changes and reviewing the impact of changes proposed by other service providers, challenging and approving change requests
Coordinate with the team on current and future projects
Actively seek out opportunities for harnessing new or enhanced technologies to address current and/or future business needs
Support functionality enhancements, designing and developing solutions and reviewing proposed changes for impacts of the change
Assist the Scrum teams developing modern and innovative solutions for the client
Work as an integral team member with the Programme Manager and Product Owner in driving development and BAU support activities
Lead visualisation of architecture and documentation across a diverse range of technologies, including within a "system of systems" environment that includes mainframes

What we require from you:

Familiarity with more than one development language, such C#, Java, JavaScript or
Understanding of Web Services / Message Queuing / Service Oriented Architecture and other Enterprise Integration Patterns
Familiarity with Database technologies
Understanding of Windows and Linux
Exposure to CTI telephone concepts
Experience working within an Agile and DevOps methodology is preferred
Familiarity with TOGAF concepts is essential, and certification would be preferred

Please attach an up to date CV to the application