Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
£60000 - £75000 per annum + Corporate Package
7 months ago
IT Solutions Architect
Commutable from Welwyn Garden City / St Albans / Luton / Watford / Stevanage / Edgeware / Harlow
Technical Skills: Architecture and Design / Digital / Pre-Sales / Network / Datacentre / Infrastructure / Applications
The opportunity to work for a rapidly expanding Retail and Leisure company with a global footprint has arisen for a proactive, business centric IT Solutions Architect with hybrid skills to take responsibility for complex design, implementation and delivery of architecture - Infrastructure, Data, Apps, Networks etc.
You will be working for a company that has a high employee retention rate, won many awards and remains a strong advocate of ensuring the working environment is a positive and highly rewarding place to work.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Produce, manage and keep up to date all IT designs, architecture, policy and specification documentation.
* Oversee the proactive lifecycle management of IT Landscape.
* Provide technical solution designs by taking into consideration business requirements, industry best practices, models, frameworks and security/compliance.
* Define statements of principles and consistent rules to ensure standardisation and commonality
* Contribute to the strategy and support of IT systems.
* Defining end-to-end architectures (enterprise thinking) including business, information, application and technical views.
* Interface with design authorities and planners from external suppliers and service providers, ensuring all external IT services are designed to resilient, secure, optimum standards that will also deliver agreed service levels and targets.
* Solution definition on IT projects with responsibilities for defining complex technical requirements and evaluating the 3rd party responses as well as final selection.
Keen to hear from IT Architect that have the following skills:
+ Technology skills: Networking/SD-WAN, Azure/AWS, SOAP/REST API, Web platforms, Win10, Linux,SQL, Service BUS, SOA
+ Digital projects experience
+ Ability to create a holistic integrated view of the enterprise as well as the ability to design & model
+ Highly skilled in analysing current architectures in order to refine, validate and propose target architectures
+ Experienced in applying commercial judgement to ensure recommendations are in line with budgets
+ Architecture frameworks and methods eg TOGAF, Zachman Framework
For more information including company details, detailed job specification and interview dates apply now