Solutions Architect

Job Title: Solutions Architect
Location: Gatwick
Category: Information Technology
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Up to £70k depending on skills and relevant experience
Reference #: VN2223
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Job Description

The Role

Are you a driven, credible and pragmatic Solutions Architect?  Do you thrive in an environment where you can support business critical projects and make a demonstrable difference to the shape of an organisation? 

We have 2 vacancies for Solutions Architects. 

These are high profile roles that offer great exposure across our organisation and ample opportunity to help us reach our strategic goals.  You will be working in a well-respected Business Solutions team as well as partnering extensively with our Project Delivery and wider technology teams.  Key projects will be a new HR/Finance system as well as a new data platform to help us bring together vital information across the organisation.  You will set the technical direction for projects and ensure the definition of effective, innovative, technical solutions that meet both the customer and business needs, while being aligned to both the Authority’s strategic objectives and enterprise architecture.


 About You

You thrive in a team environment where you can be consultative and drive activity. 

You have an understanding and capability in all of the Enterprise Architecture disciplines – data, application, technology and business, with strong expertise in at least two – and demonstrable experience of delivery through the full end-to-end lifecycle.

You have both broad and deep experience of solution delivery with awareness of good practices in architecture for both waterfall and agile development ensuring resilient designs in the face of changing requirements.

A demonstrable understanding of architectural concepts in relation to Microsoft technologies, cloud hosting such as Microsoft Azure, service oriented designs, web technologies and Microsoft SQL Server.

Experience of working to the Government Digital Services framework alongside an understanding of TOGAF is advantageous, but not essential.


We shall look forward to receiving your application.


Working with us

The CAA is committed to smarter working arrangements and will consider all applications. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. The CAA embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 28 days annual leave, a competitive Pensions scheme and much more.

Closing Date: 18th December 2018

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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