Solutions Architect Rate: up to £600 per day Duration: 6 months Location: Home Counties (Crawley) Start Date: ASAP Join a household name as a key part of their Solution Delivery team, undertaking an architectural role on digital and on-digital projects. Key Responsibilities: - Ensure the appropriate delivery of architecture changes within projects, as well as providing technical assurance of project deliverables. - Support the Lead Solution Architects and Senior Solutions Architect to ensure that the strategy and roadmap are communicated and applied appropriately across the business, shared IT services (and appropriate third parties) by providing direction and guidance on all technical aspects of the development of, and modifications to, the architecture. - Current and future integrity of the architecture including the interfaces and interaction with other parts of the business. - Lead and co-ordinate technical teams to ensure the delivery of architectural changes - Ability to innovate and undertake Proof of Concepts for new technologies that could offer business benefits. Required Skills & Experience: - TOGAF certification - Experience of working in a digital environment and of proposing and defining all types of cloud based solutions (IaaS, SaaS and PaaS). - The following technologies are of particular relevance: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Digital technologies, Customer engagement technologies - Knowledge of new and emerging technologies and industry best practice - Experience of performing architectural activities within project delivery processes. - Experience providing consultancy to the business, including offering solutions to business need that meet architectural and strategic requirements - Strong ability to communicate and influence at all levels - Business / IT Strategy, including an understanding the implications of business strategy on the applications and the overall technical solution architecture landscape; - Strong stakeholder management and relationship building skills. Next steps This is an urgent interim/contract Solutions Architect position for which we will be shortlisting for interview shortly. Please send your CV to me in order to be considered. Randstad Technologies Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.