Technical Solutions Architect

  • London, UK
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Digital Development & Architecture

Company Description

We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.

We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies.

Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you.

Job Description

The Technical Solutions Architect is the technical lead of the project from concept to delivery & acceptance, with focus on interfacing and infrastructure. The TSA maps current client architecture with UMAX architecture, develops and documents the current and future technical architectures, challenges the feasibility of the technical solution, validates the software delivery and is responsible for all migrations to & integrations with Azure technologies. To outline in detail the technical specifications (the analysis & design phases) of the proposed solution and ensure follow up throughout the rest of the project.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate technical kick-off sessions by providing architecture overviews and formulating recommendations
  • Develop the technical architectures
  • Are responsible for impact analysis
  • Produce technical requirements, feasibility studies, software architecture documents, testing strategy recommendations and other relevant documents
  • Ensure development standards and best practices are met to achieve a performant solution
  • Validate if the output of all product developments meets the technical architecture requirements
  • Migrate the solution from a 3rd party hosting facility to Azure
  • Migrate the existing interfacing with other applications to Azure
  • Integrate the solution with relevant Azure technologies (Logic Apps, Azure Service Bus, Cosmos DB, Azure Functions, Azure Data Lake, …)
  • Enable the integration with portal solutions, supporting customer self service
  • Extend UMAX with a reporting infrastructure on Azure technologies leveraging Power BI.

 

Qualifications

Essential criteria:

  • 5 years’ experience as a Technical Analyst / Architect in large Dynamics from a supplier/vendor perspective: able to challenge & convince the customer from a technical point of view
  • Has a broad IT knowledge, and experience with:
    • infrastructures – interfaces
    • network security (e.g. NSG rules) in a SaaS offering
    • Microsoft products & technologies in general
    • Cloud architecture and Microsoft Azure
    • Nice to have: SQL server product(s), MS Dynamics, BizTalk server, SOA architecture, BI
  • Has experience with providing technical estimates
  • Is credible and reliable; can influence & convince the internal organization and the customers with an in-depth argumentation and demonstration
  • Has excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Is a dynamic team player able to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment.

Additional Information

Before you apply to our Solutions Architect need here are some of the benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for course relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events, remote party events and Christmas parties that are now online!

Version 1 is now Digital First meaning remote delivery is always the first option and post-COVID travel will be involved in the role.


Leon Cunningham

Talent Aquistion Consultant

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