Solutions Architect

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The Bridge Ltd
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Solutions Architect

Leeds based with 3 days remote

£600-£620 per day

Here at Bridge IT we have an exciting opportunity for a Solutions Architect for a 6 month contract, the role will be based in Leeds and are offering 3 days remote working and are offering a competitive day rate.

You will be responsible for the delivery of change, offering thought leadership, guidance, solution outlines and options to ensure project solutions are aligned to the agreed future state. You will need to have good knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs and open data.

About you;

  • Knowledge of business models, operating models, financial models, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and risk management
  • Familiarity with information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics
  • Exposure and understanding of existing, new and emerging technologies, and processing environments
  • Exceptional soft and interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture
  • Knowledge of business engineering principles and processes
  • Familiarity with basic graphical modelling approaches, tools and model repositories
  • Trusted and respected as a thought leader who can influence and persuade business and IT leaders
  • Organisationally savvy, and understanding of the political climate of the enterprise and how to navigate obstacles and politics
  • Ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions
  • Ability to apply multiple solutions to business problems
  • Ability to rapidly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
  • Ready to think, behave and act in an innovative consulting manner to drive the organisation's digital business strategies
  • Understand and speak the language of the business