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Meraki Talent's financial sector client based in Edinburgh has a requirement for a Solution Architect on a permanent basis. The role will be accountable for providing thought leadership and specialist technical definition to deliver complex business change. This will suit architects with previous experience of full technical and solution design of business applications and processes that have coached and led teams in projects. An expert in business process analysis and design, corporate and industry standards and process modelling tools as well as in-depth knowledge of ISO9001.
Managing the team and resources to production of a Business Case to support a recommended solution
Manage strategic relationships with key business stakeholders
Lead the provision of advice and architectural consultancy to representatives of the client business and IT functions
Evaluate potential business applications and processes
Review with a view to improving the performance of existing business applications and processes
The development and maintenance of one or more functional area within one of the existing Business Applications and processes within the client organisation
Lead and oversee the creation and maintenance of business application and process documentation, and guiding others, such as Solutions Analysts and other technical leads
Proactively provides expert specialist business process and/ or specialist technical systems advice and consultancy to representatives of the business and other areas of IT in line with the demands of the Strategic Portfolio
Deploys strong leadership skills in managing others in the delivery of business cases, ensuring own work remains on track
Relationship management skills ability to manage senior stakeholders up to and including Executive level to build relationships that engender confidence in the build functions technical delivery capabilities
Effective professional communication skills. Ability to interact and communicate with senior management and IT technical colleagues for the planning, execution, and operational aspects of solutions architecture environments.
Decision making and business influencing skills. Ability to support vendor and service provider management, including negotiations, contract terms and conditions, competitive bidding processes.
Analytical thinking: systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving, familiar with the software engineering life cycle for development and the concepts and practices required to implement effective information systems. Has a broad understanding of all stages of systems development and service delivery and appreciates the importance of commercial constraints.
Planning and organisation skills
Adaptability and resilience skills
Team working skills
Large scale, multi-tenancy n-tier web application design, build and test
Legacy and modern systems integration design, build and test
The good bit:
Competitive sector salary of £50,000 - £65,000 with salary reviews
Flexible working opportunities including WFH
Bonus package plus excellent benefits
Excellent office location in West Edinburgh
Internal Number: 6258441
About Meraki Talent
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