Solution Architect

Category: Architecture
City: London, England - London, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0619-1190
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a small UK team to deliver a significant change to our clients IT infrastructure. We are looking for a Solution Architect to lead on the solution design and documentation for a large scale transformation of a monolithic client server application into NoSQL data layer and containerised MicroServices.

Experience of containers and MicroServices is essential for this role.

This programme will be delivering in a hybrid delivery model, so experience of Agile, Waterfall and Iterative Waterfall will be a bonus.
Essential to the role:
• Excellent knowledge of the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) specially SVA and CVA elements
• Overall lead SME for one of the BSC Agents- providing business and functional knowledge
• Provide regular Service Improvement suggestions and ensure the SIs for CVA are progressed
• Undertake research or build Proofs of Concept that could lead to additional chargeable work or improved operations in relation to CVA
• Liaise with the client on any application design matters arising from Modifications or Change Proposals
• Problem Management – own problems assigned to the Design Authority, ensuring compliance against our commitments to the clients

Your future duties and responsibilities

Key responsibilities:
• Demonstrable solution architecture experience within enterprise environments.
• The production of High Level and Detailed Design Artefacts and Architecture documentation.
• An understanding of or exposure to formal architectural methodologies (e.g. TOGAF or Zachman)
• Mature requirements management capability and benefit driven design approach.
• A strong understanding of Agile and test driven delivery.
• A broad technical exposure to architectural concepts around Middleware, Data Services, SOA, Contemporary Web Applications all within modern deployment environments.
• Experienced in the use of Open Source technologies and components to deliver enterprise class solutions.
• The use of database technologies including classical RDBMS and NoSQL.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Qualifications - TOGAF certified - or demonstrable experience in Solution Architecture

What you can expect from us

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