Solution Architect - --Exeter

£65000 - £75000 per annum

Solution Architect



My Exeter client is looking for a Solution Architect to join them in a permanent position to provide technical and strategic direction to multiple areas of IT in the development of solutions and services – and to oversee the implementation of the solutions to projects.



Responsibilities as Solutions Architect will include:

* Research, develop and promote alternative technologies and approaches to meet short and long term business requirements matching IT vision and strategy
* Share ownership and accountability for IT continuous improvement and technical and service delivery
* Liaise with other peers, customers and senior managers to ensure the right service is being delivered, and advise on and enable appropriate solutions to address gaps or requirements
* Create, advise on and promote appropriate working practices and policies for the IT department
* Delivery of IT-wide plans and subsequent improvements of IT’s overall service
* Interpret business needs into technical requirements and provide robust business cases for own recommendations



Skills and Experience required:

* Strong influencing and architectural skills in a highly commercial environment
* A track record of leading change within an organisation
* A passion for delivery of best-fit solutions with first-hand experience of delivering technology change against demanding timescales
* Demonstrated personal authority and autonomy in multiple domains, with a strong ability to influence others
* Passion for technology and business innovation
* Security, compliance, risk management & governance
* Experience in architecting public cloud solutions



Desirable skills:

* TOGAF or equivalent EA Framework
* Networks, Storage, Data Centre
* VMware, Server design
* Systems Engineering
* IT process, procedures, operations & management
* Strategy, planning & project delivery
* Awareness of COBIT



If this permanent Solution Architect position based in Exeter is the challenge for you please apply with your most up-to-date CV and contact details to arrange a call to discuss further.

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  • Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Consultant: Gabi Chapman
  • Phone: 01392 666060

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