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Lead Solution Architect

London, South East

Software Development

£85,000 - £95,000 per annum



Lead Solution Architect x2


£85,000 - £95,000

An international Risk Specialist are looking for x2 Lead Solution Architects to assist the Group Chief Architect and the rest of the architecture function to produce a future, strategic, IT architecture blueprint, and associated IT transformation roadmap. As the Lead Solutions Architect you will have responsibility for all solutions architecture, Solution Designers and Solution Analysts.

Lead Solutions Architect Main Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Each Lead Solutions Architect will be responsible for leading and managing the additional IT resources that are aligned to each individual Business Unit CIO, and which perform solutions analysis, architecture & design roles
  • Each Lead Solutions Architect will also work with their CIO to understand the Business Unit strategy and then, in conjunction with the Group Chief Architect and core Enterprise Architecture team, to define both the Business Unit IT strategy & associated Business Unit “To-Be” target architecture vision and associated IT change roadmap(s)

Lead Solutions Architect Essential:

  • Several years of experience in architecture roles which have covered significant IT implementation
  • A broad understanding of business, application, technology and data architecture, with depth in one or two of those areas
  • A demonstratble understanding of the TOGAF architecture framework.
  • Experience of integration concepts, SOA & Web Services and SharePoint would be beneficia
  • Experience of presenting to staff at all level
  • Report writing

Lead Solutions Architect Desirable:

  • Full TOGAF certification is preferred
  • Use of architecture toolsets, and the production and use of UML artefacts
  • Highly collaborative and able to pull information from others with minimal impact / oversight
  • Excellent documentation and presentation skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Influencing, building and maintaining relationships
  • Self starter, with the ability to effectively prioritise, manage and complete multiple items to short deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Lead Solution Architect x2


£85,000 - £95,000