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Solution Architect

Job Reference: SAB/15391SK

Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 06-09-2018

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Basingstoke, England, Hampshire

Solution Architect required for a leading client in Basingstoke

The Solution Architect supports project development by bridging the specific business problems and issues to the technologies that support them. They require a knowledge of the enterprise architecture, as one of their functions is to ensure compliance with the architecture in the application design. The Domain Architect role is project facing, and provides two areas of support: a business focus in ensuring the correct alignment of the technology with the business needs, and a technology focus in ensuring the technology used is complying with the architectural strategy and standards.


* Work with the Head of Architecture and Enterprise Architecture team in the continual improvement of the architecture development methodology, framework, strategy, and architecture principles.
* Support the Head of Architecture in the proliferation of sound architecture practice, strategy, and principles.
* Identify and engage with business stakeholders and provide assistance in the identification of future business capabilities, solution requirements, and develop a solid appreciation on the business context.
* Maintain current application architecture views and define target and transitional application architecture views.
* Work with Data and Technology Architects to define data and technology architecture views.
* Identify and manage architecture exceptions during the definition of target and transitional architectures.
* Identify and manage design exceptions during the application design and development lifecycle.
* Support the Head of Architecture in the population, review, analysis, and management of the architectural requirements.
* Provide project analysis, design, and implementation support during the application development lifecycle.
* Ensure Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) is embedded in the culture of the client to deliver the six customer outcomes of right culture, right information, right delivery, right targeting, right advice, and right post sales treatment.
* Provide leadership within a framework of prudent and effective controls which enable risk to be assessed and managed to fit within the Board’s agreed risk appetite.

Capability, Knowledge and Experience:

* Knowledgeable in the use of architectural modelling tools such as RSA, Abacus, Mega, or similar package.
* Appreciation of Web development technologies and languages.
* Appreciation of Web Content Management Systems (WCMS).
* Experienced in Cross Domain Customer Experience Management (CX).
* Appreciation of Mobile Applications and Technologies.
* Appreciation of Social Media technologies.
* Experienced in Content Targeting and Personalisation.
* Experienced Web Access and Identity Management.
* Experienced Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
* Appreciation of Policy Administration systems.
* Experienced in Customer marketing and bulk communication systems.
* Appreciation of Digital Marketing concepts and solutions.
* Appreciation of the Internet of Things (IoT), an appreciation of vehicle telematics would be beneficial.

Education and Qualifications:

Certified to TOGAF Level 1 or equivalent architecture framework

Benefits include – Annual Bonus, 25 Days holiday increasing with loyalty, Generous pension contribution, Childcare vouchers, Staff discounts and many more

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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