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Solution Architect

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    IT Architecture & Strategy

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  • Job functions:

    Technical Architect, Solution Architect

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  • Contact:

    samiksha desai

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Solution Architect

La Fosse are currently partnered with a leading energy company who are seeking a highly skilled Solution Architect to work out of their London office.

The position is a long term 12-month rolling contract, working inside IR35. Based in London, Waterloo, the Solution Architect would be working one to two days per week on the company site.

The ideal candidate will have:


Architecture skill sets

  • At least 8-10 years' experience in Architectural Role

  • TOGAF (or similar framework) certification and knowledge of Architectural Modelling (ArchiMate)- Bizz design tool

  • Being the point of call for all architecture aspects of an IT Project (in line with Project Delivery Framework).

  • Being able to address the: Business Process, Data, Application, Technical and Information Security aspects of an IT Solution and to document that in an SAHLD (Solution High Level Design document).

  • Can apply the IT Strategic Roadmap and related services and standards (e.g. RESTful API's)

  • Understands segment architecture and the link to portfolio management and platforms

  • Develop this information or else receive this from other parties involved (Data Architects, IRM, ITSO, ET SOM)

  • Maintains an active view of the external market development and integrates these in the delivery of segment architectures

  • Influences the redesign of business processes and related business data by interfacing with Process Owners and Information & Data Definition Owners, and other relevant stakeholders

  • Understands how to use the standard architecture tools (BiZZdesign, PowerDesigner, and/or ProVision)

Technology Skill set

  • A university degree, preferably in Information Technology, Information Management, Software Engineering, or related field

  • Experience of working with Agile Delivery teams and a knowledge of DevOps constructs

  • Having technical / data / application / integration architecture experience with SAP ECC, SAP BW/BI, and S4 HANA, and MS Azure.

  • Exposure to/experience with Azure Data Lakes, SAP Analytics, Cloud, CRM, Salesforce, and similar tools

  • Experience with building 'hybrid' landscapes where SaaS solutions need to integrate with on-premise applications.

  • Hands-on demonstrable experience in architecting migrations/re platforming of legacy applications into Azure/AWS platform.

  • Hands-on Architecting experience in building Microservices, 12 Factor Apps, Cloud Native applications, Data platform

  • Desirable Skills: - intermediate to advance exposure to below skills.

    • Azure Active Directory, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure Storage, Azure Functions, Azure Kubernetes Service, Cosmos DB, Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    • AWS RDS, AWS EC2, S3

    • Integration: MuleSoft, Kafka, Aspera

    • Other Technologies/Platforms: - SAP HANA, Spark, Salesforce, API management, Multifactor authentication, Cloudera

    • Programming/Scripting Languages: C#, Java, Golang, JavaScript, PHP, Perl, Python, Pig/Hive, SQL, T-SQL, Scala, PowerShell

    • Operating System Platforms: Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian, etc.), Windows

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