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IT Application Solution Architect

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Recruiter: Gattaca PLC
Listed on: 15th January
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £55,000 - £75,000
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
  • COBOL
  • 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