Job Opportunity for Solution Architect @ London, UK


Smartedges Solution
London, UK, LND
United Kingdom

Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes
Pay
From €0 To €0.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Contractor

Job Description

 

Key Responsibilities & Experience :

· Experience in working with Agile methodologies

· Enterprise Architecture experience as well as Solution Architect experience, development background beneficial

· Experience of omni-channel/digital projects focusing on customer/client experience

· Experience of insurance industry

· Be aware of Change and Technology strategy and to appropriately align effort with this direction

· Contribute to the development of the team’s direction and strategy in order to maximize value

· Where tasked, contribute to the client IT strategic direction through the production of roadmaps, policies and standards where appropriate

· Deliver design or assurance documentation in line with project timelines to ensure solution meets business expectations

· Review and endorse, or challenge, solution designs, and other deliverables, proposed by third party solution providers, throughout the lifecycle of any project to ensure these meet business objectives

· Maintain accurate logs of all key design decisions for the project to ensure appropriate project documentation is in place

· Use standardised tools and approach to documenting solutions sections to ensure consistency across the team

· Monitor solution progress and escalate any long-term or short-term issues or deviations through documentation to ensure accurate upwards reporting

· Participate in all internal meetings, as required, in order to share and develop strategy, knowledge and best practice

· Understand the business context of any solution to ensure it meets the broader business needs of client

· Understand the IT landscape within which the solution needs to exist in order to develop fully effective IT solutions

· Maintain regular contact with key internal stakeholders and external service suppliers to monitor progress and address any issues or risks to portfolio delivery

· Provide status reporting in a concise format to ensure relevant stakeholders are kept updated of progress and informed decisions can be made

· Collaborate with delivery teams to fully identify all project constraints and validate the project approach and scope

· Proactively challenge requirements and solution designs where appropriate. Negotiate the best possible solution for client, taking into account both short and long term needs

· Understand and promote adherence to client IT Strategy, Architecture Principles, standards and Roadmaps

· Throughout the lifecycle of a project provide design leadership to ensure solutions have integrity and consider functional, data and technical aspects

· Throughout the lifecycle of a project provide design leadership to ensure that solutions are in line with broader project or service constraints, such as time and cost

· Advise and /or collaborate with third party service providers to ensure that all IT designs align with Enterprise Architecture principles and roadmaps

· Ensure that solutions are considered end-to-end in business terms and requirements are well understood by suppliers and the project team

· Ensure requirements are managed to balance business benefits and solution constraints in order that projects scope is fit for purpose

· Ensure solutions are managed to meet requirements so suppliers deliver against this appropriately

· Define documentation standards and coverage for technical solutions to ensure consistency and quality

· Proactively identify potential problems/gaps in the end-to-end solutions and look for opportunity to mitigate risks and drive closure of gaps

· Where assigned, contribute to the continual improvement of live service through identification, analysis and resolution of issues to support the delivery of a first class IT service

· Maintain an up to date knowledge of market developments to identify and deliver opportunities to leverage existing or emerging technologies and business models which enhance business performance

Employer
Smartedges Solution
Sriram T

London, UK LND
United Kingdom