Bromley Business Centre, 27 Hastings Road, Bromley, Kent BR2 8NA, UK

Solutions Architect

We are looking for an experienced Project Architect/Solution Architect.
As solution architect, operating in agile context, you are in contact with multiple stakeholders: network, product and services, process experts, IT experts, latest digital technologies, AI… You drive those interactions & help assess functional & non-functional requirements, cost versus benefitÂ… It will be key to understand what the business needs and together with the Domain & Application Analysts define efficient IT solutions. They must be future proof & aligned with the Enterprise Architecture. As Solution Architect, you will help translate those complex & new business needs into end-to-end IT solutions.
Role and Responsibilities:
Understand, Analyse and challenge the business needs.
Do the first evaluation of the business request and determine a high level solution & costs (Intake process)
Elaborate the end to end Solution Architecture in close collaboration with the IT delivery teams taking into account business (functional) and operational (non-functional) requirements.
Design the solution aligned with the target architecture defined by the Enterprise Architect.
Support the solution development, testing and implementation.
Share your experience with your colleague Project Architects.
Support the test managers to define the testing strategy & scenarios
Required competencies:
Engineer in Telecommunications / IT or equivalent by experience
10+ years of experience in IT.
A minimum 2-3 years experience in a similar role (IT architect, business architect, solution architect) within the telecommunication sector is a strong asset.
Background as Senior Functional Analyst is also good
Your extravert approach gives you the capability to build a network within the company.
Capacity to work autonomously but also in team.
Thirsty to learn with an open, analytical, creative mind.
Result oriented
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
Able to negotiate in order to resolve conflicts and drive to decisions
English is required. It’s a MUST.