Full-Time Solution Architect
Technical lead for major Change projects within ITC. Solution Architects
reside within the Strategy and Architecture stream and typically work on 2-3
The Solution Architect will be required to create and articulate solution
architectures that meet functional and non-functional requirements,
encompassing the business, application, data and infrastructure elements of
the solution. Furthermore, the Solution Architect is expected to retain the
technical lead role for a Change activity until it is implemented and
successfully transitioned to Production.
The Solution Architect role does not have direct line manager
responsibilities although can be expected to coordinate other technical
staff as and when required.
*Skills/experience* Essential + Proven ability to develop, and see through to implementation and operation, commercially feasible Solution Architectures for complex projects, ideally using a best practice framework using enterprise tools + Demonstrate deep technical experience delivering solutions and troubleshooting complex problems with most of the following technologies + Mainframe integration + Experience in integration with external parties + Understanding of ACORD RLC and PCS Standards + Enterprise ETL solutions (eg Business Objects Data Integrator, Cognos, Informatica) + UML and OOAD + Ability to understand Business, functional requirements and non-functional requirements and transform them into a Solution Architecture + Sun Solaris 10 + Oracle Database 11g + Enterprise document management solutions + Oracle/Sun OpenSSO + Oracle/Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition (DSEE) + Oracle/Sun Glassfish + Apache and Tomcat + Windows 2003, 2008 (R1, R2) + SQL Server 2005, 2008 + Networking and load balancing + Capacity planning, performance tuning & NFRs + Proven ability to successfully take a logical and structured approach to leading a multi-disciplinary team of application and infrastructure professionals + Highly developed communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical concepts and issues clearly and succinctly to stakeholders at all levels of the organisation + SOA, BPM, Webservices, Messaging, XML Schemas ,XSLT, B2B, Java Enterprise Edition (JSF, JAXB, EJB, JMX, JAX-WS) Desirable + Experience leading and working with teams across distributed geographical boundaries, particularly with part of the team located in India