• London
Job types
  • Permanent
  • Education

£80000 - £85000 per annum

  • Solution Architect
  • Mid-level
  • Microsoft Azure
Job reference


The Solutions Architect proactively and holistically leads and supports EA activities that guide the development and management of a portfolio of solutions. Solutions include projects, products, systems (including applications, technologies, processes and information), shared infrastructure services and shared application services. The Solutions Architect has a deep understanding of the University’s goals, objectives and business outcomes, business capabilities, value-streams, and business processes. The Solutions Architect provides the necessary leadership, analysis and design tasks related to support the development of technology solutions to ensure that solutions meet business needs and align with architectural governance and standards. He or she creates deliverables for managing the University’s portfolio of “to be” and “as is” solutions – including systems (applications, processes and information), shared infrastructure services, and shared application services and components to enable and drive targeted business outcomes. The Solutions Architect must be capable of practically applying existing, new and emerging integration technologies to new and evolving business and operating models. Conversely, they must be able to understand, design, drive and operationalise new technologies.

  • Minimum of 5+ experience in Solutions architecture, implementing COTS and bespoke solutions in a complex enviornment
  • Significant experience in Public Cloud: Essential: Azure, AWS
  • Significant experience in middleware, information architecture and application development
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, message and event-driven services
  • Experience developing architecture documents, strategies and roadmaps

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