Strong lead developers looking to move in to architecture
As we also engage on a number of exciting accounts across the UK public sector, we want our staff eligible for security clearance. You need to have been a permanent UK resident for at least the last 5 years and be legally entitled to work in the UK.
6point6 architecture practice is a fast-growing community of industry leading experts. The practice covers all aspects of architecture for large scale technology estates, providing architecture and solution for complex transformation, cloud migration, technology consolidation and modernisation, M&A and enterprise architecture definition and management. We deliver advisory, technology vision and strategy, technology roadmaps, technology due diligence, enterprise architecture and architecture governance using our proven framework and processes.
A solution architect is in-charge of the overall technical vision and solution for a particular business problem. They design, describe and manage the solution design and govern the delivery of the solution against the intended vision.
Role and responsibilities:
Define creative solutions for business problems, holistically addressing functional and nonfunctional requirements
Define the architectural roadmaps for systems and business services
Build consensus for the proposed solution through engagement and communication with stakeholders
Effectively address stakeholder expectations and clearly describe solutions using industry standard modelling notations
Define and document standards and guidelines to direct the solution delivery
Ensure that the finished product conforms to the architectural principles and standards
Provide architectural and technical leadership
Contribute to the practice development through thought leadership and development of innovative services and offerings
Participate in business development activities, bids and development of innovative offerings
Participate in thought leadership on the subjects of Architecture and Digital Transformation
Line manage, mentor, train and develop more junior staff
Strong working knowledge of open source, open standards and cloud technologies
Good understanding of architectural concepts, methodologies and approaches
Hands-on coding background, capable of creating prototypes and analysing technologies
Strong problem-solving skills with a flair for collaboration
Excellent working knowledge of design patterns and modelling notations such as Archimate, UML and BPMN
Good knowledge of integration techniques, architecture patterns and non-functional drivers
Strong experience of leading development teams from a design and technical basis
Quality Assurance skills to assess the quality and completeness of deliverables
Knowledge and demonstrable experience of both traditional and agile delivery methods
Ability to understand and challenge designs
Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to present data and findings to stakeholders in an impactful way
Possess the drive and desire to further your skills and lead in the architecture domain
Willing to undergo government security clearance (SC level)
Benefits of working with 6point6:
At 6point6, we offer a fantastic compensation package which is well above industry standards with a host of other benefits including company pension, laptop, cycle to work scheme, private medical and dental insurance and a generous holiday allowance.
Life at 6point6:
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