Solutions Architect


Posted: 26/06/2017

  • Salary: GBP 60000.00 per year - GBP 70000.00 per year
  • Location: Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Reference: BBBH137933

Solutions Architect- Distribute Systems, CAP, Enterprise Integration Patterns, Microservices, Java, C++, Scala- Permanent- Northampton

I am working with an industry leading client who are looking for a number of Solutions Architect professionals to join the business across a variety of their teams. As a Solutions Architect, you will be working on a number of end to end projects, from analyzing the current technology landscape, looking at how it needs to be shaped to meet enterprise targets, designing new proof of concept and delivery plans, and ensuring all architecture falls in line with SLAs, and governance and control policies.


  • Subject matter expertise in one of the following areas:

  1. The financial fraud sector with technical experience of Experian or FICO software to work risk and data analytics in application fraud or transaction fraud cases
  2. Cloud and infrastructure architecture with previous project experience in legacy system migration, server migration and event driven architecture, specifically focused on IBM and AWS
  3. Applications engineering and enterprise patterns teams, with experience of a high volume payments environment to create new, commercially viable technology strategic
  4. Storage solutions architecture with strong knowledge of high availability environments, scalable data storage systems and distributed platforms with embedded load balancing functionality

  • A minimum of a BSc in a relevant degree field including computer science, maths, physics or similar, or another educational background with at least 10-15 years experience of experience
  • At least 10 years experience across one or more fields of software, databases, systems architecture or solutions engineering
  • Strong understanding of Java, C++ and ideally Scala
  • Knowledge of secure systems, high availability environments and robustness
  • Understanding of distributed systems, enterprise integration patterns, CAP and corollaries
  • Understanding of microservice architecture
  • Previous experience in a hands on, technology leadership role, regularly developing proof of concept designs to add value to business performance


  • Provide subject matter expertise and champion best practices in the field
  • Develop relationships with colleagues and other teams across the business to create cross functional working strategies
  • Monitor and evaluate the solutions architecture environment to ensure the existing design meets business requirements
  • Propose high quality solutions using a combination of existing technology for reuse, and proposing new market technologies to drive the business forward
  • Actively engage in estate body reviews and propose realistic solutions to work towards achieving technology transformation for the future
  • Provide informed leadership in technical strategy and people management contexts

Solutions Architect- Distribute Systems, CAP, Enterprise Integration Patterns, Microservices, Java, C++, Scala- Permanent- Northampton

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