The SharePoint Solution Architect will partner with business architects and analysts, to understand enterprise business drivers to determine corresponding change requirements.
In partnership with the IT leadership team, identify opportunities and risks for architecting the company's products, applications and infrastructure solutions, including identification of competitive services and opportunities for innovation.
In partnership with other architects, facilitate the evaluation and selection of candidate software product standards, as well as the design of standard software configurations.
Review responses to RFPs and proposed solutions for feasibility of architectural requirements and compliance with client standards and policies.
Consult with other members of the extended architecture team to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture and identify when it is necessary to modify the solution architecture to accommodate project needs and/or request an exception to architecture standards.
Identify the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures or culture, technology trends) and financial impact of the proposed solution.
Responsible for the end to end design and implementation of products and services in the portfolios to include design, development and delivery of a set of complex applications to meet specific business needs.
Participate in sessions relating to capacity planning and installation of/migration to technologies.
Define best practices in the critical evaluation and selection or development of the software components and hardware requirements of the applications and data.
Leverage reference architecture libraries to develop detailed component specifications that meet project specific needs.
Produce architecture design for particular initiatives / projects and needs by keeping in mind architectural principles like high quality, performance, modularity, availability, reliability, scalability, integrity of the solution.
Experience creating solution architecture deliverables, e.g., system context, use cases, other and integrating these deliverables with other requirements deliverables/teams, e.g., requirements, process documents, etc
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
Requires ability to communicate to development teams to ensure downstream agile/other team handoffs
Deep understanding of SOA, Web Services, System Integration, Design Patterns, Data Management, Databases, BI, IT Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture principles, moreover:
•Office 365/SharePoint Online (Add-ins, CSOM)
A good level of managerial competence
Excellent awareness of different cultures and working practices across the regions
Good presentation skills with ability to present material clearly and concisely to senior and/or executive management
Experience with IT architecture development
Strong ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Must demonstrate leadership in a dynamic, fast paced environment with shifting priorities and tight deadlines.
Excellent communication skills and negotiation skills.
Experience in selecting and applying service management principles, policies and techniques in client operational environments.
Opening date: June 12th, 2020
Closing date: July 10th, 2020
Location: London, UK