Solutions Architect job in Stockport at Networx

Solutions Architect

Company: networx

Location: Stockport UK

Date Posted:Mar 03, 2018

Vitality is an award winning, dynamic and vibrant financial services provider, with a ground-breaking vision for the future, where individuals are enabled to succeed and are rewarded and recognised for their contribution to our business. Our CORE PURPOSE is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. From people to products and processes, we aspire to deliver on our purpose in everything we do. Our VISION is to be the BEST health insurer in the UKWe are looking for talented individuals who are committed to living our values and delivering an award winning service to our customers. Overall Job Purpose The Solution Architect is responsible for ensuring that changes to VitalityHealth applications are designed and delivered in accordance with IT Delivery policies and standards. AccountabilitiesWorking closely with Business Analysts and Business Architects, designing solutions that cross technical, product and application boundaries, ensuring that changes are designed, developed and delivered into service in compliance with policies and standardsIs the point of contact for resolving any architectural/integration issues with Vitality Health systemsActs as an SME for technical changes in order to provide estimates for new projects or product enhancementsOwns, creates and maintains system-level Solution Design documentation and seeks relevant sign offContributes to developing, maintaining and publishing of principles, standards, guidelines and processes at CADS (Committee, Application Development Standards)Contributes to Design standards and Patterns and forms part of the governing body of TASCOSupports Projects and Product Enhancements throughout the development and delivery lifecycleAssists in Incident/Problem management, Root Cause Analysis and definition of solutionsWorks closely with the development team(s) – encouraging continuous improvement in the development, build, test and maintenance of the system DocuSign Envelope ID: F33C709E-0DA9-4DE5-9C20-71395E7D565D Skills Required EssentialDemonstrable experience working as a Solution Architect using a range of different technologies (ideally including Java/JEE(JBoss), .NET, Integration platforms, Microservices and including both web, mobile and back office delivered both to cloud and internal datacentreDemonstrable expertise in the use of appropriate tools/technologies for the design, development, build, testing & deployment of a wide range of applicationsConfident communicator - able to present complex technical issues in a clear manner to technical and non-technical audiencesExperience of Agile MethodologyMulti-task and prioritise across a number of projects and initiatives.Work independently and collaborate effectively across the organization.Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment – unfazed by late-breaking changes to scope and/or prioritiesSelf-motivated, goal-oriented individual with the ability to take ownership of the task assignedStrong analytical and problem-solving skills DesirableFinancial Services experience is desirable but not essentialExperience of transitioning or hybrid architecture frameworksExperience in both Waterfall and Agile Delivery models and working within the teams Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best. We think work should be fun and sociable, and we want our people to get the most out of every day. Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved. View full job description
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