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Solutions Architect

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Solution Architecture

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Solution Architect

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Issy Faife

  • Contact email:

    issy.faife@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    LFAIF1_1633421093

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Solutions Architect


Working to the Head of Architecture, a Solutions Architect will be responsible for the specific solution design for defined components within the digital transformation agenda, ensuring that the solution is aligned to organisational strategy and objectives.

Skills and Experience;

  • Experience of working at a senior level in a specialist area and educated to degree level or Master's level (desirable)
  • Specialist knowledge in technology, business strategy and operations
  • Extensive specialist knowledge in a range of technical delivery, end user design and business strategy acquired through qualifications/professional accreditation or equivalent experience in technically specialist disciplines
  • Advanced theoretical and practical knowledge applied to architectural design to deliver business strategy by applying expert understanding across a range of technical disciplines, coding languages, layers in the architectural stack
  • Expert knowledge of loosely coupled, highly cohesive micro-services architecture and APIs
  • Expert knowledge of cloud solution architecture including expertise in Microsoft Azure and/or AWS
  • Expert in data warehousing, business intelligence and/or management information reporting, preferably with knowledge in underlying data structures required to support healthcare
  • Specialist knowledge in a range of technologies
  • Experience in solution design and development with the Microsoft and/or Oracle technology stacks
  • Knowledge and understanding of latest trends in DevOps methodologies, processes, and tools
  • Expertise in developing with Agile SCRUM and Kanban methodologies and tools Trello, JIRA, SLACK etc.
  • Expert in continuous integration/development tools and approaches
  • Strong understanding of user-centred design and user-experience in an Agile software development lifecycle
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge and experience in applying strategic business, operational and design experience to inform architectural decisions; Evidence of experience in managing communications and governance to ensure delivery against architecture
  • Specialist knowledge of complex health related information systems based upon hospital information systems
  • Specialist experience in undertaking and leading complex technical analysis to deliver advanced solutions to leading edge technology enabled business change
  • Continued specialist technical development through formal learning and experience as an active member of the architectural community to evidence expert knowledge across a range of disciplines
  • Experience in the delivery of complex work, incorporating multiple inputs and stakeholders, management of fluctuating workflow and associated resource management
  • Strong technical leadership and ability to provide direction to delivery team members and developers

Desirable skills

  • Expertise of TOGAF as an architectural framework
  • Highly numerate with an analytics/informatics background
  • Knowledge of information governance standards and data management and security
  • Public Sector experience