Lead Solution Architect (AWS) - Birmingham - £100,000

Birmingham Permanent £80,000 - £100,000
  • Digital Transformation
  • Remote Working

About Our Client

Our client is one of the largest software consultancy firms in the world, with over 10,000 employees worldwide you with be joining a truly established company. They are a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. You'll be joining a passionate, professional and highly skilled team of architects and engineers who specialise in building and integrating custom software solutions at enterprise scale.

Job Description

This role will require you to have a Digital background and you will need a understanding of customer requirements, delivering Digital platform solutions, producing high quality code and scalable, integrated software solutions in the Digital space. It will suit someone who wants to take a strategic approach to Digital platform design and delivery whilst also maintaining a hands-on role working with technology. You will also ideally need to come from a software development or software engineering background.

  • Understand the clients business needs and guide them in the definition of the right Digital technology solutions based on their needs and goals.
  • Working with Senior Management to help define solutions and support the sales process.
  • Own the technical sales and delivery of Digital projects, ensuring robust, scalable solutions - with the support of other architects and senior developers to design appropriate technical solutions.
  • Leading cross functional teams in an agile delivery process, responsible for a delivering first class user experiences, building content management solutions, e-commerce, and bespoke web applications.
  • Develop points of view on various aspects of Digital technology implementation, including best practices and emerging technologies, acting as a thought leader for both parties.
  • Coach and mentor other team members to share knowledge and experience and help grow the team
  • Manage third-party relationships with digital solution vendors

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

  • Strong consultancy and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent knowledge of exploiting at least one major Cloud platform (pref. AWS) for delivery of cloud solutions.
  • A person who is continually looking to learn and improve.
  • A strong background in Java and core open source technologies and frameworks; experience of building scalable, resilient and secured applications.
  • Exposure to and some knowledge of working with structured architecture approaches (e.g. TOGAF).
  • Working in collaborative teams.
  • Agile / Scrum methodology.
  • Working with distributed, off-shore delivery teams.
  • Micro-service-based architectures using domain driven design (DDD) , CQRS and Event Sourcing patterns.
  • Containerisation technologies: Docker or Kubernetes.
  • DevOps background/experience.
  • API-centric architectures.
  • NoSQL databases.
  • JavaScript frameworks (e.g. ReactJS, NodeJS).

What's on Offer

The successful Lead Solution Architect (AWS) will receive the following benefits:

  • Competitive Salary £80,000 - £100,000
  • Company Bonus
  • Remote Working
  • Company Health-care
  • Laptop + work equipment provided
Raphael Matthew
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+44 121 634 6953

Job summary

Enterprise Architecture
Technology & Telecoms
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Consultant name
Raphael Matthew
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6953
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