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Solutions Architect
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Recruiter: Camden Council
Listed on: 12th March
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £47384 - £57914
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1800006V
Contact Name: Camden Council

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Location: 5 Pancras Square N1C 4AG/ 7 Newington Barrow Way, N7 7EP
Salary: £47,384 - £57,914
Contract Type: 2x 12 Month Fixed Term, Full time, 36 hours per week.

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion.

The role
The Shared Digital Service are seeking two innovative Solutions Architects to research, interpret, scope, design, approve and oversee the implementation of complex business information systems, servers and network infrastructure solutions for core and strategic ICT projects across Camden, Haringey and Islington Council. The post holder will be required to research and evaluate technologies in order to advise senior management across the council on the best solutions to meet business objectives and the wider needs of the council.

Working within the Shared Digital Service, you will take a collaborative approach, engaging with stakeholders at all levels to ensure solutions provided meet both user needs and technical standards.

The post holder will proactively review existing business solutions and lead on the creation of high-level and low-level designs, with a focus on either data architecture or customer web architectures.

The Shared Digital service aims to reinvent technological solutions from a user perspective and this role is essential to delivering this.

About You
To succeed in this role, you will have a degree in computer science/technology, or you’ll have demonstrable work delivered to a degree level standard.

You will have experience of architecting solutions and a strong working knowledge of IT architecture: applications and security, infrastructure including servers, storage, databases, networking, within an Enterprise Architecture context. An understanding of the information lifecycle and familiarity with the security standards and all relevant legislations is essential to the role.

You will have excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to build and maintain lasting working relationships while influencing key stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have experience of architecting data lakes, using BI tools e.g. Qlik Sense, data warehousing and ETL solutions OR experience of architecting customer facing websites/portals including experience of CMS, CRM, Case Management, n-tier architecture, web services and micro services.

About us
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "APPLY" link.

In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 25th March 2018, 23:59
Interviews to be held: w/c 16th April 2018
Please quote reference: 1800006V

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:
- 16th April 2018
- 21st May 2018
- 18th June 2018