Lead Solutions Architect - WFH - Umbrella Only - Exceptional Daily rate

Ref: 704| Posted: 13th May 2022

Durham Professional Services is delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Solutions Architect for a 12-month contract. This role can be done remotely and is umbrella only.
Main responsibilities:
  • Providing technical architectural and solution design leadership, oversight, assurance and review of project solution designs to ensure they align to the Customer’s approved target state architecture, aligning to architecture principles (Technical and Enterprise).
  • Key contributor to Solution Blueprints across the programme of work.
  • Participating in business and technical forums.
  • Supporting the approval of solution designs through governance forums.
  • Leading the team of Solution Architects and Solution Designers in delivery of project Technical artefacts.
  • Production of Technical artefacts and presentations for technical/governance forums.
Essential skills and experience:
  • Experience as Lead Solution Architect for complex digital transformation programmes including:
    • Engagement with senior technical stakeholders, particularly within IT operations, the Cyber Security team and Enterprise Architecture
    • Orchestration of technical work , in conjunction with programme management
    • Ownership and management of technical risks
    • Day to day interaction with delivery partners
  • Solution architecture experience in projects implementing:
    • CRM solutions
    • Order to Cash solutions
    • Customer Service Platforms
    • Data Platforms
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks, including TOGAF
  • Experience of the following technologies, products and solutions:
    • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Service
    • Microsoft Power Platform components, including Power Automate and Power Apps
    • Microsoft Azure data technologies, such as Data Factory, Synapse Analytics and Data Lake
    • Microsoft Azure cloud development technologies, such as Logic Apps and Functions
    • API and microservice architectures
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships."