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Solutions Architect

£35000 - £40000 per annum benefits

Solutions Architect- Java, Jira, Wiki, Confluence, SQL, MySQL, Oracle, Networking, Mobile, Mainframes, Integrations- Permanent- Manchester

Household name client have a fantastic opportunity to join the business as a Solutions Architect. This is an ideal role for an experienced professional who has exposure to software, development or mobile application/platform backgrounds, and is looking to move into a Solutions Architect role which will take their career to the next level, moving away from individual architecture pieces and working on end to end solutions designs.


  • Educated to Bachelor’s Degree level in a relevant discipline such as Software Engineering, Information Technology, or Computer Science, or having equivalent professional certifications
  • Previous experience working in a software development, application engineering or mobile engineering environment
  • Strong skills with Java
  • Demonstrable experience of working with development tools such as Jira, Wiki or Confluence
  • Understanding of databases such as SQL, MySQL and/or Oracle
  • Understanding of mobile application architecture and integrated solutions as part of wider solutions architecture
  • Background knowledge of mainframe infrastructure and online platforms


  • Take ownership of gathering technical requirements from multiple stakeholders across different functions
  • Assess the existing technological estate and make proposals for how to improve the solutions architecture space
  • Design end to end technical solutions which support the vision of the enterprise architecture roadmap
  • Promote best practices and forwards thinking approaches within the team
  • Keep up to date with the latest technology products and emerging trends, recommending how these could be integrated into current practices
  • Promote innovation in the development and applications engineering space to contribute to the overall technological advancement of the business

Solutions Architect- Java, Jira, Wiki, Confluence, SQL, MySQL, Oracle, Networking, Mobile, Mainframes, Integrations- Permanent- Manchester

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