Lead Solution Architect required in Leeds.

  • Reference J14672
  • Limited:£680 per day
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationLeeds
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A large government department is looking to hire a Lead Solution Architect to work with business projects, planners and designers to take an early view of how they can best use IT to deliver business change and achieve set objectives, whilst supporting the architectural design and development of individual IT based projects.


You will work with a delivery project to design, build and assure the delivery of the architecture and the technical solution.


The Lead Solution Architect works with business / digital strategists on a project or large programme strand supporting the architectural design and development of the work.



You will use your IT experience and in-depth understanding of application design & development and some knowledge of tooling, methods, integration, infrastructure, data and security to design solutions.

  • Providing leadership and management to a project design authority
  • Challenging and advising on programming, design and architecture methods to be used
  • Advising projects to make the appropriate trade-offs to ensure delivery
  • Design and contribute to the technical solution in a project
  • Translate Business requirements into IT solutions and migration roadmaps
  • Clearly document realisable Solution Architectures
  • Ensure projects are compliant with strategy and architecture
  • Assess and communicate the value of the Architecture
  • Prioritisation, planning and scoping of work around architectural issues
  • Contribute to the Technology Code of Practice
  • Capable of leading value for money challenges of technical proposals and manage technical interdependencies with in a project

Technical Requirement

With proficiency in at least three technical areas, you will be involved in selecting technology, approaches, and designing systems

  • A subject matter expert within the Function with experience of driving technology change
  • Developing architecture and strategies in a multi supplier environment
  • IT Architecture and its application in a complex business environment with ability to translate technical concepts in to business terms
  • Awareness of appropriate development languages
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks and associated architecture development methods and experience in the development and usage of Technology Patterns / Models
  • Translate solutions in to business terms and communicate to stakeholders
  • Developing and implementing solution architecture and design strategies in a multi supplier environment
  • Undertake detailed analysis of technical designs and provide the business with assurance of supplier designs and proposals

If this role is of interest to you please email your CV to olu.sowunmi@rsg.ltd  

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Lead Solution Architect required in Leeds.

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