Solution Architect


Posted: 23/06/2017


Solution Architect - Mobile / Application

My client are currently recruiting for a Solution Architect on a permanent basis in Knutsford. The Solution Architect will be responsible for leading the sessions with senior stakeholders from various areas of the business to produce innovative/new approaches and refine the solution requirements for mobile technology. The Solution Architect will also constructively challenge and support the business production of screen flows to ensure the technical implications are well understood throughout the teams.


  • Drive out the Business Requirements in a collaborative style to ensure all needs are fully identified to the level required
  • Ensure the business teams are fully aware of the consequences of specifying a requirement in a particular way. Influencing the final outcome to ensure the best solution for all is the one being progressed.
  • Ensure Non Functional Requirements (e.g. Performance, MI, Volumes, Service Levels, etc) are fully defined, thought through and documented
  • Coach more junior Solutions Architects to help them Establish and deliver end to end solutions to meet the business needs,
  • Help them work with application and infrastructure component leads to shape the solution into its optimal form.
  • Document High Level Design to required level to enable Build, Test and Project Managers and ourselves to deliver the project.
  • Support Build / Test / Security / Business / PM query resolution throughout.

Essential experience:

  • Good understanding of mobile technologies.
  • Good knowledge of smart phones, emerging handsets, capabilities, different platforms (RIM, IOS, Android)
  • Lead problem solving and analytical sessions to find innovative technical solutions to address business problems.
  • Good understanding of Client Server Interaction, Application and Infrastructure.
  • Good Understanding of the Design phase within the application development life cycle.
  • Has written a document/cookbook for a specific subject matter.
  • Has wider interest in computing science e.g. mathematical methods or machine learning
  • Teaches and influences others to use different versioning strategies and systems.
  • Uses all Microsoft Tools.

If the role is of interest please submit your CV in the first instance.

Solution Architect - Mobile / Application

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