Senior specialist: Solutions Architect

Senior specialist: Solutions Architect

Job Title: Senior specialist: Solutions Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Woking, Surrey
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: BH42952_1552393399
Contact Name: Lily Alexander
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Job Published: March 12, 2019 12:23

Job Description

Senior Specialist: Solutions Architect

The purpose of this role is to have accountability for the strategic direction of one of the companies core technology functions. This includes building a clear organisational driven solution roadmap, leading the creation of technical architecture, overseeing and management of software development.

Working in a highly demanding, fast paced and customer orientated environment, using an agile approach and a full Software Development lifecycle to produce high quality design.

Main Accountabilities:


Able to strategise and solution changes to the Council's technology platform based on emerging technical outcomes, through a clear understanding of the technical parameters of the Council's Azure environment


A lead member of the Senior Specialist technical team, focused on technology solutions, core architecture, security and usability.


Leading on the relationship with Microsoft, ensuring Wokingham's ambition and future plans are clear and able to negotiate and drive strategic outcomes for the Council


Have an informed and clear understanding of WBC's strategic direction and business need, to ensure development outcomes align to the corporate objectives


Ability to set direction and take accountability for development cycles, including the decision making to create and design high performing technical solutions


Responsible for analysing the technology environment and liaising with other senior specialists about the direction of Council's environment


Responsible for analysing requirements and translating them into enterprise solutions


Accountable for setting the collaboration framework


Responsible for the solution development control


Required to feedback to senior management and stakeholders on strategic direction


Required to make key strategic decisions about D365 functionality and able to assess potential opportunities, including staying abreast of technical trends and business need


Accountable for the overarching strategic direction of D365 as core technology function and it's role within the wider Microsoft Azure suite


Accountable for the creation and development of the Microsoft D365 roadmap based on the technology landscape, corporate objectives and priorities

On offer - a salary of up to £55.000, good benefits and home-working flexibility!

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