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Solutions Architect (Insurance)

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    IT Architecture & Strategy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Insurance

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Jordan Connery

  • Contact email:

    jordan.connery@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    234235_1667481762

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Solution Architect

COTS / Applications / TOGAF / Solution Architecture / IT Strategy / Solution Design

La Fosse are working with a global Insurance business to source them a Solution Architect, as part of a big investment into technology. This organisation are putting technology at the forefront of their priorities over the coming years and as a result this role is crucial.

Solution Architecture is a relatively immature concept internally, so part of your role will be to educate key stakeholders in the business & IT the value of Architecture. This is a good role for someone that wants both autonomy & also to play an end-to-end design role in a global environment.

Your role will involve everything from early idea shaping & discovery, defining solution options, designing logical solution architectures and then handing to delivery teams for implementation.

Key Experience Required:

  • A proven track record as a Senior IT Solution Architect in large and complex Enterprises.
  • Demonstrable experience designing IT solution architectures with corresponding phasing, transitions and migration plans where necessary.
  • Experience partnering with Software Engineering and Scrum teams to deliver high quality solutions.
  • A pragmatic, resilient and highly driven personality who always seeks to "get the job done".
  • Outstanding business engagement & communications skills.
  • Credibility articulating complex technology concepts and solutions to non-technical audiences.
  • Expertise of Microsoft technology stack, platforms and components (o/s, DB, web, application).
  • Experience of working within both Waterfall and Agile delivery frameworks.
  • Experience working with multiple external delivery partners in the execution of IT projects.
  • Experience working on multiple concurrent projects often with competing priorities.

There is a requirement for 2 days per week in the office in London or Leeds.