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Solutions Architect

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    United Kingdom

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    Trevor Jackson

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    10 months ago

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Location: Surrey

Salary  75k

We are a leading international car rental company and are looking for an Architect to support our European software development team. The successful applicant will be responsible for cultivating a broad understanding of a portfolio of technology solutions, providing guidance and direction to management and technical teams. The successful Architect will have excellent experience working with Azure cloud technology, RESTful APIs and JSON, and will focus on the development of both high and low-level designs. The Architect role is responsible for overseeing the translation of business and technical requirements into system blueprints, proposals, technical tasks and development stories, that align with our overall technology vision. To be successful in this role, you will need to influence and partner with other technologists and leaders. You will need to foster relationships with engineers and architects to ensure we are developing cohesive and comprehensive solutions. The Architect will also take part in code reviews and support the team in their implementation of the requirements.

Must Haves: Solutions Architect

  • Understands and translates business requirements to architectural blueprints that align with overall technology vision
  • Gathers and identifies solution needs; assists in defining the architecture
  • Defines, creates and evaluates processes; identifies and recommends process improvements; designs solutions using knowledge of business strategy, security, technologies and architectural methods
  • Develops, documents and maintains overall view of architectural blueprints
  • Collaborates with Engineers on the direction for the development of solutions or enhancements.
  • Maintains knowledge of emerging architectural methods and technologies for application to the environment
  • Listens to and evaluates customer needs to determine, provide, and identify high quality solutions that align with customer expectations
  • Provides instruction and guidance to less senior team members on new tasks and assignments; ensures deadlines are met
  • Protects our customers, our employees, and our brands by incorporating security and compliance in all decisions and daily job responsibilities; follows security policies and procedures; continuously identifies and recommends opportunities for improving security

Distinctions: Solutions Architect

  • Applies advanced knowledge of professional concepts and company objectives to resolve a wide range of moderately complex issues in creative and effective ways
  • Subject matter expert in more than one area of responsibility; represents team within and outside own department
  • Assists with project planning; provides technical expertise to project teams and/or leads project teams within area/department
  • Works on large, complex assignments
  • Has significant autonomy over completion of day-to-day work and receives general instructions on new projects or assignments
  • Defines, develops, communicates, and implements standards, processes, and procedures for the team or department
  • Establishes, maintains and fosters relationships both within and outside the team and department

Essential Skills Required

  • Experience of Azure Service Bus, APIM, Key Vault, Azure Functions, Azure/SQL Server are mandatory for this role
  • Experience engaging in the development of both high and low-level design
  • Experience working with ARM Templates, C#, Angular, XML, RESTful services, JSON, .Net Framework, .Net Core, Javascript, HTML and NoSQL document storage, JQuery, Web API
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment



  • Insurance / claims management experience
  • WebForms, PHP, BizTalk, Bootstrap, ASP.Net, SOAP, WCF, MVC
  • German, French, Spanish language skills