Solutions Architect

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: South East

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 27/05/2022

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum


Allen Lane are delighted to be supporting a Local Authority in the South East with their vacancy for a Solutions Architect. This role will give the successful postholder an opportunity to work on a number of exciting projects following a multi-million pound investment that is to be used to upgrade and improve their technology offering over the next 5 years.

The role

As a Solutions Architect you will:

  • Oversee the design of all data management, security and business solutions working with stakeholders to ensure the technical offering encompasses user requirements.
  • Be responsible for aligning business specific solutions with architectural principles
  • Act as the subject matter expert for technology across the organization working with the commercial team to provide advice when required
  • Adhere to all technical standards & principles to ensure they are correctly implemented in all technical initiatives
  • Focus on ensuring that all current and future investment in technology supports the council to achieve it’s goals
  • Exploit technology to deliver a positive business impact
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and third party suppliers to develop innovative IT plans

Key skills required

  • As a solutions Architect you will have:
  • Strong stakeholder engagement & communication skills
  • Evidence of continual professional development, keeping updated on current and future innovative technology
  • Experience in working in a similar or more junior position in a public sector organization
  • Demonstrable track record of delivering business solutions working successfully with or leading teams
  • A clear understanding of working to IT standards including ITIL V3

What you get in return

Salary of between £55,000 – £65,000 plus benefits which include a local government pension scheme, flexible working – predominantly remote with occasional travel to the office

The opportunity to achieve TOGAF certification.

Register Interest

Ben Tuckfield

33 King Street, St. James’s,
London, SW1Y 6RJ

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