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Solution Architect (Azure)

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    IT Architecture & Strategy

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    Mid-Level, Solution Architect

  • Salary:

    £90000 - £100000 per annum + Package

  • Contact:

    Jordan Connery

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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I'm currently looking for a Technical Solution Architect to join a leading media company and be at the forefront of their latest greenfield project. You'd be working alongside the Lead Solution Architect providing HLD's, LLD's, documentation, liaising with stakeholders, providing solutions etc.

Salary: up to £100,000 p/a + Benefits

Location: Fully Remote

The Role

The perfect candidate does not exist, so if you meet most of the requirements please consider applying.

The Solution Architect works primarily with the architecture team and client project teams to deliver technology solutions that enable the overall transformation. Furthermore, supporting the client teams to deliver technology enablers so the client can meet their contractual commitments. The Solution Architect will be part of the Architecture team and will support the transformation in how we work with and manage their cloud infrastructure, defining and delivering a change in the toolset, skillset and mindset of their technology and business teams.


  • Develop and implement enterprise-wide capabilities and designs (end to end) for their integration, visualisation, data, and analytics infrastructure in line with the wider technology and business strategy.

  • Responsible for designing and implementing solutions that deliver against the technology strategy and transformation programmes.

  • Develop and embed best practices, standards, and governance to ensure an efficient, effective, secure, and compliant operation and service delivery of their infrastructure and platforms.

  • Provide technical leadership and support to teams responsible for the delivering client projects.

  • Provide technical support and develop content for tenders.

  • Lead or support the development of solution architectures and their implementation including implementation strategies, migration plans and roadmaps.

  • Definition and ongoing curation of architecture documentation for security platforms and applications: producing architecture blueprints, HLDs, LLDs as required.

  • Contributing to the procurement (RFI/RFP) of technology as needed.

  • Maintains close awareness of new and emerging technologies and their potential application for the technology team and wider business.

Key Skills/Experience

  • Strong background in solution architecture using the Azure and Microsoft technology stack.

  • Ability to create a roadmap towards a vision, keeping the end goal in mind, but continuously delivering tangible value.

  • Agile delivery methodology including solution design, planning, estimation, and budgeting.

  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate risks, assumptions, issues, and decisions throughout the full project lifecycle.

  • Demonstrable experience of working in an architecture team including the production of design documentation (HLDs, LLDs, blueprints, interface designs, data modelling etc.)

  • Ability to conduct research into technical platforms and evaluate capabilities.

  • A self-starter with the ability to lead and drive change.

  • Ability to build strong relationships and influence decisions with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong "can-do" attitude and drive to learn new technologies independently.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

  • Highly experienced in designing and implementing solutions using the Azure technology stack with the ability to be hands-on when needed.

  • Experience with Azure DevOps CICD, PowerShell and Terraform

  • Experience with: Azure Synapse, Databricks, API Manager, Application Gateway, Function Apps, Logic Apps, Azure Networking, Power BI, SQL Server, Cosmos DB, Datalake Gen2, Deltalake, Data Factory, Event Hubs, Stream Analytics and more.

  • Experience with Python, C#, Node.js and/or Java

  • Experience with methodologies such as TOGAF and SAFe.

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