DGH Recruitment Ltd.
I am currently looking for a Solutions Architect to join a leading client on a permanent basis. Hybrid working 1 – 2 days per week in the office in London or Manchester.
Preparing high level and detailed design solutions to address business requirements. Taking the lead on cross platform solution designs.
Participating in Architecture Round Table discussions to identify high level solution option(s) for new business demand.
Ensuring all solutions are aligned with enterprise architecture principles and IT strategy.
Ensuring all solutions are reviewed and signed off by Architecture Review Board.
Supporting engineers to deliver designs, providing advice and guidance regarding the solution design and the engineering solutions, agreeing small variations to the overall design and obtaining ARB approval for material changes. Assuring the design integrity of the outputs to CAB.
Acting as Subject Matter Expert within the group for areas of expertise (eg D365, Sitecore, Integration using Microsoft Azure tooling etc).
Participating as part of the wider Architectural community. Helping to develop and maintain overall architecture standards, processes, and methodologies.
Skills and Experience:
Specialist technical knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Customer Engagement/Sales), Power Platform, M365, Sharepoint (especially for Document Management)
Experience of application architecture eg Microservices, Event Driven, Service-based, Progressive Web App, Pace Layered, Composable Application, MACH, Data Mesh
Cloud Platforms – Microsoft Azure, Containerisation
.Net, C#, Microsoft tool set
Systems integration & interfaces using Azure Integration tools eg APIM, Logic Apps, Service Bus, Azure Function App, Event Grid, Event Hub, Azure Data Factory, Data Bricks.
Databases eg MS SQL, MySQL, Azure SQL, Cosmos dB, PostgreSQL, DataVerse, Oracle
Identity management/Authentication products
Experience working as a Solutions Architect, and familiar with standard industry methods tools and processes to support an architecture function
Experience developing architecture blueprints, strategies and roadmaps
Knowledge of application development architectures, tools, technology frameworks and security principles
Experience solutioning across COTS and in-house developed applications, and across Cloud solutions and hybrid Cloud/On-Prem architecture – with the aim to reduce complexity and improve value for money of solutions
Ability to work creatively and analytically to solve business problems
Strong communication and influencing skills to be able to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience and to promote & maintain adherence to current strategies
Good understanding of agile principles and development methodologies
In accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, this position is advertised based upon DGH Recruitment Limited having first sought approval of its client to find candidates for this position.
DGH Recruitment Limited acts as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business