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Solutions Architect - Software and Applications - Lead SA - Logistics

Blue Chip Company Seeks Lead Solutions Architect to Lead an important project onsite with a key customer in the Midlands.

Key responsibilites and tasks:

Lead and develop an in-house team of solutions architects that will design and deliver IT software solutions that support and drive the growth of business.

Provide technical leadership to a team of solutions architects encouraging them to achieve their maximum potential and will work closely with business stakeholders, other IT teams and the Programme Management Office (PMO) to ensure the successful delivery of projects to time, cost and quality objectives, whilst collaborating closely with the other members of the IT leadership team to drive the direction of the Enterprise Architecture in line with the IT strategy and established architecture principles.

Ensure the Architectural Design team have access to the appropriate resources ie specifications, tools, and people to deliver projects effectively.

Member of the Change and Design Advisory boards (CAB and DAB that govern the change, security, architecture and design of the IT assets.

The Lead Architect is expected to participate in the out of hours management escalation rota.

Key Responsibilities: Execute the vision and strategy for a Centre of Excellence/Competency Centre in Solutions Architecture Ensure the design of high quality software solutions that satisfy documented business requirements for IT projects of varying size and complexity to defined standards, architectural principles and best Practices.

Tech skills and Environment:

BCs (Hons) in Computer Science or Software                      Essential

Engineering discipline, or equivalent industry


TOGAF Certified                                                             Essential

ITIL Certification – Foundation & other Desirable

Capability and/or Lifecycle modules

COBIT Certification                                                        Desirable


ISEB Certified Enterprise and Solution Architect Essential

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