2 Apr 2015

Full-Time Solution Architect

Iain JohnstoneLondon, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Technical lead for major Change projects within ITC. Solution Architects
reside within the Strategy and Architecture stream and typically work on 2-3
projects concurrently.

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

Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: B2B, BPM, Java Enterprise Edition, Messaging, SOA, Webservices, XML Schemas, and XSLT. Salary: 70,001 - 80,000. Job expires in Endless.

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