Solution Architect (Digital)

Reed Technology
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£475 - £600 per day
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
A Digital Solution Architect is required for our client (high profile Government Department), based in Newcastle, for an initial 6 month contract. The Solution Architect works with business projects, planners and designers to take an early view of how they can best use IT to deliver business change and achieve Departmental objectives, whilst supporting the architectural design and development of individual IT based projects. Key accountabilities: The Solution Architect will support Technical Design Authority processes and may present to a project level design authority. Involved in selecting small scale technology products that may impact larger scale solutions across Government. Design and contribute to the technical solution in a project by doing the following. Translates requirements into IT solutions. Defines as-is and to-be architectures. Ensures projects are compliant with relevant architecture aspects. Plans and scopes individual work around architectural issues. Leading small scale value for money challenges on technical proposals. Clearly documenting Solution Architectures Knowledge/Experience/Technical Skills: Proven experience within application architecture, design & development and some knowledge of tooling or methods that can be used to design parts of a Solution. Understanding of digital transformation. Has a background from a developer/analyst/web ops. Has worked in IT in a complex, multi supplier environment. Demonstrates ability to translate solutions into business terms. Proven ability to undertake business analysis of problems and provide the business with high level designs and proposals. Small scale usage of models to achieve business outcomes. Awareness of appropriate development languages. Awareness of Agile project methodology. Exposure to Architecture Patterns and models Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business. This job was originally posted as

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