Technical Architect, Technical Solution Architect


Bristol, England

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£60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, benefits

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Matthew Pearce

Technical Architect, Technical Solution Architect, .NET, C#, Microsoft, Bristol

My client are a enterprise level Microsoft Stack house based in central Bristol, and the world's largest B2B cloud company. They were first in thier vertical to offer a SaaS solution and continue to push the envelope utilizing the latest operating platforms to deliver the highly automated, intelligent and predictive solutions that are redefining what is possible.

Named one of Forbes' "Most Innovative Companies" and one of Computerworld's "100 Best Places to Work in IT". We are on the look out for a Technical architect to come and join them to provide leadership, technology design expertise, direction, coordination, and consultation, in the development, integration, launch, scaling, and maintenance of new and existing products and solutions.

The role of the Technical Architect will be to;

  • Promote use of innovative new technology and best practices for new product and solution development initiatives.
  • Influence and govern current and strategic architectural blueprints.
  • Promote architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiency aligned with business strategy.
  • Identify key interactions and entities across the value chain, including suppliers, business processes and clients.
  • Identify and manage issues of interdependencies among business areas and core technology architecture.
  • Document the business operating model and create operational and strategic views of the business that facilitate decision-making and coordination throughout the value chain and among diverse initiatives.

A typical day in the life of the role will consist of one or many of the following;

  • Define how a solution will be constructed: which existing Solution Building Blocks will be integrated, how they will be integrated, how they will be secured and what gaps in capability need to be filled.
  • Serve as design authority at a project level by understanding the business goals and technology constraints and designing appropriate solutions that map to the organization's enterprise architecture.
  • Articulate high-level directives, goals, strategies, and turn them into actionable steps that can be understood deep within the organization.
  • Ensure initiative and project alignment with business and IT goals.
  • Leverage the most value from existing investments but commissions new solution building blocks as necessary.
  • Apply globally-agreed upon standards from Foundation strategy whenever possible. Ensures business solutions have an enterprise and strategic perspective but develops locally-applied technology where local perspectives are a better fit for purpose.

Required skills / experience

  • Bachelor's degree; preferably in a quantitative field.
  • Excellent knowledge of C#, ASP.Net and/or ASP.Net MVC
  • Strong knowledge of REST API principle and guidelines
  • Strong knowledge on securing web applications - OAuth, SAML etc.
  • Working knowledge of RDBMS e.g. MS SQL.
  • Enterprise Architecture experience and understanding of impact of strategy, process capability and governance on business performance.
  • Strong collaboration, exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills and the ability to interact with global technical and functional teams including the business.
  • Customer focused, action oriented and committed to driving quality results.

You will also have some experience of, or a desire to learn about the following:

  • Saas, PaaS, IaaS eg. AWS, Azure
  • Big Data and AI
  • Continuous delivery and / or DevOps
  • NoSQL eg. MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra
  • Willingness and ability to mentor staff
  • Message Queue systems e.g. RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • Version control solutions e.g. Git, Mercurial
  • JavaScript, CSS, HTML5 and major UX frameworks such as Angular

Technical architect, microsoft, .net, c#, enterprise, bristol, bath, swindon, cardiff,

Technical Architect, Technical Solution Architect, .NET, C#, Microsoft, Bristol

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