Solution Architect

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    PBL - 0001_1639042427

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Peter Bleach

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Role: Solution Architect
Location: London
Salary: c. £80,000 - £85,000 + Car allowance, bonus and more!

I am hiring a Solution Architect with a strong background in the retail industry to join a globally recognised multichannel high street brand who are undertaking a digital transformation programme.

Your responsibilities will include:

* Working with Project Managers, Business Analysts and business stakeholders in understanding business needs to develop appropriate technology solution options to solve business problems
* Creating solution architectures that align to the EA standards and the IT road-map, ensuring any deviations are agreed with the respective Enterprise Architects
* Supporting the Business Analysts in determining high level non-functional requirements
* Creating high level system impact assessments, as-is/to-be blueprints, and solution concept diagrams
* Performing the design authority role on projects ensuring that the solutions delivered align to the solution architecture, and managing and resolving any design issues as they arise
* Active involvement in any vendor selection processes and management throughout the project life-cycle

* Existing commercial Solution Architecture experience
* Degree qualified or equivalent experience in a relevant technical discipline
* Significant experience of designing solutions that operate on the core technologies in use within New Look such as e-Commerce, OMS, retail ERP, WMS, Supply Chain, HR and Finance systems.
* Proven ability to deliver flexible, reliable, supportable, cost effective (packaged and bespoke) IT solutions
* Demonstrable experience in IT industry standards, services, design, architecture principles design, architecture views and viewpoint design, building block design, solutions modelling and systems behaviour
* Good experience of IT Architecture (and underlying frameworks such as TOGAF and SOA) including the development (and ensuring adherence to) architecture principles and standard
* Knowledge of relevant technologies including document management, CRM/case management, BPM, web applications, portals, messaging, and integration (Middleware), data management.

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