Solution Architect at Network Rail, Milton Keynes, £512 per day

£512 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • Sep 15, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Job Title - Solution Architect

Location - Milton Keynes

Rates - £512.30 LTD/Umbrella £447.30 PAYE

In Scope of IR35

About the role / project:

Network Rail are looking for a Solution Architect to come in and join the team based in Milton Keynes. The successful candidate will have knowledge in Oracle and cloud technologies. Ideally if you have Data Architecture experience this will be an added advantage.

What you will do:

  • Develop solution designs in line with RSIT strategy, standards and definitions allowing for the appropriate integration of Network Rail's interfaces, data and systems at a strategic level.
  • Set technical standards for development of the applications solution.
  • Engage colleagues in other areas of RSIT to verify that the proposed design fits in with existing/proposed infrastructure, and where non-conformant, reconfigure or seek exception approval.
  • Manage stakeholder understanding and expectation regarding the application design; confirming functionality meets business needs.
  • Use agreed application design to act as an informed buyer for applications development from third parties; validating specifications and commercial constraints are clearly communicated and understood.
  • Direct third-party resources to develop the application, acting as a point of clarification for complex design issues verifying that the end product remains on time, cost and quality target.
  • Verifying that programme/project related applications knowledge is shared appropriately to drive re-use of data, processes and technology where appropriate

Your experience will include:


  • Extensive experience of working as a Technical Architect in a corporate IS function
  • Experience of delivering architecture components / compliance within an environment where systems and services are delivered via outsourced arrangements with key suppliers
  • Enterprise integration concepts and technologies
  • Middleware concepts and technologies
  • Web concepts and technologies CASE/Modelling tools
  • Networking and Operating system concepts & technologies
  • Willing and able to work in multi-disciplinary teams (RSIT colleagues, business functions, suppliers etc.) to resolve business issues and problems in a collaborative fashion


  • Development experience within a web based environment
  • Data Management concepts and technology
  • Process Management and workflow concepts & technologies
  • Development lifecycles and notations covering structured, object and component based approaches (e.g. IE, DSDM, RUP, UML)
  • Document, Content and/or Digital Asset Management concepts and technologies
  • Knowledge of specific applications