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Solution Architect

Solution Architect

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £700 - £800 per day

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Solution Architect - up to £800 per day inside ir35 - 12 months (extensions likely) - Gloucestershire - DV cleared project - one stage interview - Sector: Defence / Technology

Yolk Recruitment are on the lookout for a DV cleared solution architect to work with a cutting-edge institution pushing the boundaries of there industry.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on key projects that will have a positive impact on the country and wider global community.


Provide the bridge between business need and the supporting technology, building a holistic view of the organisation.

  • Communication of solution architecture and solutions to key stakeholders
  • Advise on technology - enabled business transformation and define IT strategy, requirements, solutions, and roadmaps that delivery the business objectives in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Choose and architect technology solutions, shaping technology programmes, developing and embedding architecture capability, ensuring alignment with the organisations wider business and architect strategies.
  • Evaluate business and technology problems as the Business Analyst gathers requirements examining classic scope and feasibility questions.
  • Solution Architecture definition and design, including delivery approaches, to sufficient detail to enable effective engagement with delivery teams and supply partners.
  • Carrying out initial assessment of the customer needs and articulation of likely/ potential solution options

Core Skill:

  • Promote solution architectural methods and principals
  • Must be eligible for DV security clearance.
  • Ability to work an end-to-end lifecycle view of Architecture.
  • Knowledge of the systems implementation lifecycle
  • Requirements analysis and requirements definition
  • Understanding of the drivers for IT architecture
  • Understanding of architectural frameworks and methodologies ( TOGAF, MODAF, DODAF, INCOSE, UML, EA, Zachman, COBIT, UML)
  • Design and development of technology strategies / roadmaps

Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of Agile principals
  • Hold a current DV security clearance
  • Understanding solution changes on business requirements
  • Familiar with ITIL/Prince/PROSCI
  • Experience of delivery and TTO
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