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Solutions Architect with Pre Sales Experience

Location
Holborn, London
Salary
£90,000 to £120,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
19 Feb 2021

Senior Solutions Architect with Pre Sales Experience

Our Client is an international consultancy with over 3000 employees.

They are now looking to recruit a Senior Solutions Architect with some Pre-Sales experience to be based at the Company’s Central London Offices.

You will extensive and deep Expertise in following Application Development areas:

  • Expertise in application architecture using modern technologies such as cloud native development, 12 factor Apps, microservices, serverless, API management, Kafka, etc.
  • Deep knowledge of Microservices, Containers, REST APIs development, API Management tools (e.g. MuleSoft, Apigee), Kafka
  • Solution architect with broad expertise in wide range of digital technologies in areas of application platform development, web and mobile development, cloud, integration, security, etc.
  • Application dev experience with at least one of the cloud providers - Amazon AWS or MS Azure
  • Understanding of distributed computing paradigm and exposure to building highly scalable systems.
  • Experience with platform modernization and cloud migration projects 
  • Expertise in Agile development methodologies like TDD, BDD, Performance/Load testing etc.
  • DevOps experience – CI/CD, Test Automation, Containerization – tools and processes
  • Should be conversant with emerging technologies - chatbots, voice/conversational interfaces, RPA, Machine Learning, etc.
  • In-depth, hands-on experience in developing web /mobile applications or platform with either Java/J2EE or .NET tech stack and database technologies such as Oracle, MySQL, etc.
  • Exposure to polyglot programming languages like Scala, Python and Golang will be a plus
  • Ability to read/write code and expertise with various design patterns
  • Have used NoSQL database such as MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.

    Work on opportunities along with sales, practice, delivery teams through the pre-sales process

  • Develop customer proposals – solution architecture, pitch decks, estimating solution effort, resourcing and timelines
  • Translate requirements into solution architecture diagrams, implementation roadmap, delivery approach and other artifacts
  • Understand business & technology issues /challenges and translate that to modern technology solutions
  • Engage with business and IT groups to align solution architecture with strategic business direction
  • Build a trusted advisor relationship with business and technology leaders

    Stay periodically engaged throughout the entire project lifecycle to ensure ongoing alignment to established solution vision

     

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in engineering (computer, electronics, etc.)
  • 20+ years of Solutions Architecture experience (or equivalent enterprise architecture experience) and in customer-facing roles
  • Vertical domain knowledge in Financial Services will be an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in client-driven large-scale application platform implementation projects
  • Experience and desire to work in a global delivery environment

Ability to travel up to 40%

 Familiarity with architecture modeling tools. TOGAF experience / certification desired but not necessary

  • Proven track record of designing / developing scalable solutions at the enterprise level
  • Demonstrated success in quickly understanding business needs and aligning it to technology solutions
  • Experience delivering solutions using an Agile / Scrum methodology

Strong communications skills (e.g. active listening, requirements elicitation, oral, written, presentation, workshop facilitation, consensus building)

The Clients offices as based in Holborn – Central London.

The salary for this position will be based on expertise and will be in the range £90K - £120K.

Please do send your CV to us in Word format along with you salary and availability.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 00003724-1
  • Date Posted: 19 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Nexus Jobs Limited
    Nexus Jobs Limited
  • Location: Holborn, London
  • Salary: £90,000 to £120,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent