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Senior Solution Architect x2 - Contract

Job Title: Senior Solution Architect x2 - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: FJS-PR-SOLARCH-Bra-P_1551886660
Contact Name: Paul Read
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Lead/Senior Solution Architect x2

Location: Bracknell

Job Specification:

My global IT outsourcing client has two permanent vacancies; one is a Lead Solution Architect and the other is a Senior Solutions Architect.

The successful Solution Architects will work in a multi-disciplined agile SCRUM team to develop digital services for their customer. This role will be working alongside our customer developing a crucial part of their Digital Transformation Strategy to support Public Service Reform.

The successful Solution Architects will be part of a core team that is responsible for Agile Development and delivering the minimal viable requirements as determined by a customer. The nature of the role means co-creation will be a key part of our success and will therefore there will be an initial requirement to be based on site working alongside the customer in Guernsey as one complete team. In the longer term, more remote working may be possible with travel as required.

Essential skills:

  • Significant solution architect experience
  • Excellent understanding of software engineering practices and demonstrable experience in software development frameworks for example Django or Spring
  • Experience in creating and owning technical roadmaps and addressing technical debt
  • Enabling excellent solution through the use of appropriate tools and technologies and a good understanding of development frameworks
  • Understanding of Agile estimating and planning and good knowledge of Agile practices, including scrum
  • Good communication skills (Team, Product owner, stakeholder)
  • The ability to rapidly respond to changing requirements and deliver Minimal Viable Requirements
  • Experience in a client-facing role; liaising with clients and participating in requirements gathering and design workshops
  • Experience of API management tools such as APIgee would be an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of Solution Life Cycle
  • Travel and flexible working as required

Desirable Skills Required:

  • Java
  • Springboot
  • Python
  • Flask
  • Django

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