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Senior Solutions Architect

About The Role
As a Senior Solutions Architect you'll be the single accountable owner, aligned to an investment vehicle, leading full solution formation from top to bottom, end to end.
You’ll need to develop very close partnerships with Business Analysis, Project Management and Business Sponsorship teams to help the society succeed in solving problems and/or embracing opportunities pragmatically yet strategically aligned.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities for the role include:

• Create materials, run workshops and presentations to ensure coherent deliverable solution are provided to delivery and other teams
• Proactively bring clarity to any solution uncertainty and influence, lead towards business solution conclusions
• Coordinate & lead low-level designers or SMEs to ensure the solution is designed to appropriate levels of detail
• Ensure an appropriate level of governance is applied to technology solution choices
• Relentlessly applies society technology sets, avoids first of a kind and seeks reuse
• Provide leadership and direction to maintain solution integrity, make sure it works in line with requirements
• Own and drive design activities throughout the change processes, workshops towards deliverable solutions
• Coordinates and uses their network to pull together solution puzzle pieces into a coherent delivery business solution
• Support business case, project planning, delivery and requirements analysis (NFRs) with solution insights
• Manage the architecture, design and change log to evidence appropriate governance and traceability between initial requirements, design and final solution transitioned into service.
• Play an active and proactive role in moving forward the architecture team’s capability and maturity level
• Learn from and develop the skills of fellow architects
• Promote knowledge sharing and communicate the purpose of Enterprise Architecture

About You
You'll be highly effective at both written and verbal communication with experience of developing working relationships with key stakeholders at all levels.You will have an understanding of enterprise architecture, associated strategies and frameworks. And have well developed interpersonal, analytical, planning and organising skills, an attention to detail, a high level of accuracy and the ability to work on your own initiative.
You will:

• Have relevant experience of leading several complex multi-million pound programmes from a technical and architectural perspective.
• Be educated to degree level or equivalent and architecture certified e.g. BCS Solution Development
• Have architecture experience gained within a solution lead role for a significant amount of time
• Have both a breadth of experience in a solution consultative role and depth in at least one domain

About The Company
IT at the Coventry is changing; we are currently undertaking an exciting transformation project that will shape the future of the organisation. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in an environment where personal and professional development is taken seriously.

Key Information

Role Title:
Senior Solutions Architect
Salary Details:
£64,840 - £84,840 (Dependant upon experience)
Number of hours per week:
Coventry-Binley Business Park
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
06 Mar 2020