MS Solutions Architect, Azure

West End, London, To £80k plus excellent car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: RC7093

MS Solutions Architect, Azure

West End, London

To £80k plus excellent car allowance + Bonus + Benefits

MS, API, Azure, Cloud, IaaS


A Solutions Architect is sought by a large retail organisation based in the heart of the West End. This role will see you producing high level and detailed solutions designs, reviewing those produced by partners and contributing to technology strategy and roadmaps.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Define high level solutions designs which meet business objectives and requirements
  • Partner with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutions
  • Lead the design and modelling of tactical architectures for delivery, development, and support of projects
  • Partner with other architects and colleagues in Information Technology to provide a consensus based on scalable and adaptable architectural solution
  • Contribute to policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the company
  • Promote the use of a shared infrastructure and application roadmap to reduce costs and improve how information flows
  • Work with 3rd party technical resources to assist in delivery of technical solutions
  • Work with the Head of IT Architecture and the rest of the IT Management Team to continually improve technology delivery into the organisation
  • Deputise for the Head of IT Architecture as required
  • Remain pragmatic in approach – apply appropriate levels of formal architecture approaches but recognising pace of change and value


Knowledge and Skills required:

  • Experience building technical architectures and designs
  • Ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IT standards to meet business requirements
  • Experience designing, integrating, and managing complex solutions spanning multiple domains, e.g. networking, infrastructure, security, digital (e.g. VMware, Citrix)
  • Experience in API design and use
  • Experience in Cloud solution design, including IaaS (ideally Azure)
  • Awareness of the latest developments in Cloud, e.g. serverless computing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management and organisation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders
  • Comfortable with ambiguity


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