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01782 203040
£500 - £550 per day + INSIDE IR35, NEGOTIABLE RATE
30-04-2021 11:35 AM
Solution Architect - GDPR
IT, Corporate Services

Are you a highly skilled, delivery focused Solutions Architect with experience of contributing to successful business change programmes? Do you have exceptional Business and IT Systems architecture skills? Are you interested in supporting the delivery of the University's digital transformation?

We are looking for a Solution Architect to join IT at one of the biggest Universities in the UK to work on a Service Delivery Programme that underpins critical University systems and processes.

We require a Solution Architect to support the GDPR Project which covers both File Store Remediation and Application Remediation. You will need to be able to get up to speed quickly and have excellent relationship building skills.

As a Solution Architect you will help realise the benefits of these investments by taking a lead role in project delivery, the analysis of business needs and in the development of appropriate business and IT architectures.

You will work collaboratively with project managers, business representatives, end-users and technical teams within IT and the wider University to deliver systems that support effective and efficient business processes and align with University Strategy.

If you thrive working in a complex and varied environment this is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference in a world class organisation.

What does the role entail?

*Building good relationship with project teams, internal and external customers and suppliers in order to ensure effective and efficient solutions are delivered;
*Taking the lead in the development and documentation of appropriate business and IT architectures focusing on understanding project requirements and constraints;
*Developing innovative methods for exploiting new and existing platform capabilities;
*Supporting the development and definition of IT standards and ensuring alignment with these as part of project delivery;
*Providing projects with support and assurance to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
*Identifying and reporting delivery issues and risks as appropriate and working to mitigate or minimise impacts;

These duties provide a framework for the role and should not be regarded as a definitive list. Other reasonable duties may be required consistent with the grade of the post.

What will you bring to the role?

Person specification
As a Solution Architect you will have:
*Experience of leading successful project delivery in a large organisation as either an architect or design lead;
*Experience of architecture assessment and definition of business applications and infrastructure design and migration in complex environments;
*Excellent communication skills, including the ability to articulate changes to business processes to stakeholders with differing levels of technical knowledge and the ability to influence the outputs of others you are not directly responsible for;
*Excellent understanding and experience of applying architectural principles across business applications, integration, infrastructure and cloud technologies, including assurance of regulatory, legislative and industry practices;
*Experience of effectively analysing problems and data, presenting solutions, and information in a meaningful way to diverse range of stakeholders;
*Experience of working to deadlines, prioritising a complex range of tasks to ensure delivery in a role which has made competing demands on your time;
*Experience of working contribution to the development of an Architecture function, supporting the development of architects at different levels.

You may also have:
*A degree in a technical or computer related subject;
*MS Azure certifiation
*TOGAF or BCS Architect certification.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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