Senior Solutions Architect at Virtusa Consulting and Services Ltd, London, £Contract Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Jun 17, 2022
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Role: Sr Solutions Architect

Location: London

Long term

What we need from you:

We need a leader in Solution Architecture who knows and understands the challenges in modern software development. You can tell stories and build a powerful image of where we\'re going from an architecture and design perspective. This role is predominantly technical, but you will understand technology implications for people and process, and you will bring this to your holistic view of design. You will ideally have previous career experience in software engineering and therefore you will be well placed to define and sell your vision for Engineers, Architects, and Product Owners alike.

You will be dealing with senior stakeholders across our labs, demonstrating diligence, insight and willingness to challenge. You will be flexible and responsive to the consumers of your architecture vision, challenging the Ivory Tower\' view of architecture and recognising that design and build is a two-way conversation. We\'d to hear from candidates with the following experience:

Required Skills and experience:

  • Define and agree the IT Roadmap for our Customer-facing applications
  • Track and manage work IT Roadmap, driving best practice initiatives.
  • Shape our control framework, working through Engineers and Architects to deliver a patterns and standards set ready for modern digital development
  • Act as a key partner to our senior software engineers, ensuring that our architecture roadmap is a key input into our technical delivery, as well as listening, understanding, and responding to the needs of the engineers
  • Prior experience in a senior solution architecture position.
  • Strong understanding of modern software development practices
  • Strong understanding of building applications through containerised microservices-based architectures, with a working-to-strong understanding of cloud methodologies
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure and security architecture practices and concerns
  • Have played an active part in architecture and design governance
  • TOGAF or equivalent qualifications.