Solution Architect

2019-12-09 18:05:232020-05-30MP Resourcing
Job TypePermanentFull Time
LocationOxford
AreaOxford, UKOxfordUKOxford
SectorIT & Technology
SalaryCompetitive Salary
Start Date
AdvertiserColleen Ward
Job RefVR/01794
Job Views319
Description

Description
We are currently looking for Solution Architects based in Oxfordshire. This role involves interacting with client staff to gather business requirements, propose solutions incorporating existing and new functionality of the company’s state of the art platform. The Solution Architect forms a bridge between client staff, product management and engineering. It is an ideal job for a senior developer or tech lead with excellent communication and people skills looking to move into a more client facing role. This role involves interacting with client staff to gather business requirements, propose solutions incorporating existing and new functionality of our state-of-the-art platform. The Solution Architect forms a bridge between client staff, product management and engineering. It is an ideal job for a senior developer or tech lead with excellent communication and people skills looking to move into a more client facing role.
 
Responsibilities

  • Interact with client’s various constituencies to interpret and evaluate business requirements, and propose technology solutions
  • Write solution/technical specification for engineering
  • Identify the need/opportunity for platform extension with new features and functionality and bring it to the attention of product management
  • Work in cross-functional internal teams (engineering, quality assurance, ops, product management, project management, business) to develop new solutions
  • Evaluate and prototype APIs for third party integrations
  • Understand content and coordinate content conversions and business models and translate them into either platform configuration or specification for new implementation
  • Understand and perform data migrations
  • Propose and build UI using our state of the art drag and drop page builder
  • Support the sales team with technical knowledge as required, including giving demonstrations and assisting on RFP responses
  • Potentially present product capabilities and solutions to internal teams and prospects

 
Requirements
Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have experience in a directly related role (e.g., business analyst or solution architect)
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Prior hands-on software development experience (preferably, web and backend development using Java and related technologies)
  • Hold a valid passport, or be eligible to apply for one

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • First rate analytical skills, evidence of translating vague requirements into actionable development items
  • Experience in project management techniques or otherwise demonstrable experiences with managing new development to completion
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders in multiple time zones
  • Hands-on knowledge of XML, web services, SQL, JavaScript, HTML and CSS (HTML5 is a plus)
  • Worked on product-oriented projects and release management processes
  • Experience in software development processes, and source control and issue tracking systems

 
Technical Experience

  • Must have recent and at least 2 years - technical experience of web technologies including CSS; HTML5, Javascript, (JQuery)
  • Must understand how SSO (single sign-on) works on the web

 
Soft Skills

  • Logical and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Motivated and driven
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer communication skills in a customer facing environment

 
Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.
 
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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