Solution Architect / Solutions Architect

Spring Tech
£60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
06 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
SOLUTION ARCHITECT - ALDERSHOT, HAMPSHIRE - £60,000 - £70,000 PER ANNUM PLUS BENEFITS My client, an Insurance Software Company, based in Aldershot, Hampshire is seeking a Solution Architect to come on board and join an experienced team within the Business. The overall purpose of this role is to be responsible for shaping, governing, designing and delivering the Technology Solutions provided by the business to its customers, and ensuring alignment with customer business goals and customers and the company's IT Strategy. You will also support our customers in effectively aligning complex solutions with each customer's unique strategic direction. In addition, to play a leadership role in complex projects and implementations ensuring that the customer's goals are central in both the project design and execution. Experience Required Proven experience architecting and delivering large IT projects Significant experience in solution architecture role with experience of designing IT Solutions. An understanding of General Insurance is ideal with some knowledge of Financial Services a minimum Good breadth of understanding of the following areas/technologies: IT Infrastructures, Application Architecture & Development, Service Oriented & Enterprise Architecture, Integration, Database Design and MI Architectures Practical working knowledge of various Insurance applications would be advantageous. Thorough understanding of project management fundamentals including scoping out work breakdown structures, managing budgets and resource allocations. Solid understanding of IT governance processes. Strong technology understanding including; enterprise systems, web technologies, content management, document management and reporting. Ability to design solutions, including considerations for strategy, people (i.e. culture and organisation), process and technology Proven sales and demonstration capabilities, including the ability to articulate complex solutions to customers and prospects Clear commercial understanding of the needs of the business and of our customers Experience of application design for the Financial Service industry, particularly generalinsurance, would be advantageous Effective leadership of large multi-disciplined teams Wide breath of IT knowledge, including legacy architectures Understand how to deliver solution within a large complex IT environment, looking to utilise best practice to ensure delivery surety Understand the technical options available for delivering solutions to business problems and requirements Broad understanding of IT systems, architectures and infrastructures and the business processes they support and the ability to interpret these systems, architectures and infrastructures into innovative, fit-for-purpose system solutions to business needs Understanding of established and emerging technologies and their contribution to systems solutions Can create a compelling vision of a future target state and the route map to get there in manageable steps. Able to validate architecture designs against business objectives and the target architecture of the customer. If you are interested in this position, please send your CV across now for immediate consideration. Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. This job was originally posted as

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