Job Opportunity for Solution Architect @ London, UK

Smartedges Solution
London, UK, LND
United Kingdom

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

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

Smartedges Solution
Sriram T

London, UK LND
United Kingdom