Digital Solution Architect - Consulting– Gov & Healthcare (Nationwide)
We are looking for a Solution architect to work in our Government & healthcare industry sector – but with an ability to apply their skills across other related industries. Our Digital Solution Architects understand the full extent of digital solution and integration components and how they fit into the enterprise infrastructure. They collaborate effectively with colleagues from other disciplines to define technology objectives, assess solution options and devise architectural solutions that achieve both strategic business goals and meet operational requirements.
Working with our clients and technology colleagues, our Digital Solution Architects, prepare the technical blueprints for cost effective and efficient digital solutions, taking a solution leadership role throughout design and delivery, to help ensure that technical solutions continue to meet business requirements and follow the organisation’s strategic vision.
Our Solution Architects also act as technology leaders within our wider digital and technology practices, providing thought leadership, guidance and coaching to more junior members of our team.
Deliver technology architecture projects and sub-programmes on client engagements, reporting to the Engagement Partners and managing teams of architects, technologists and third parties;
Lead preparation of the digital technology blueprint, supporting technical documentation and technology roadmap, as part of for digital transformation strategy and design projects;
Drive technology sourcing and selection activities on digital transformation programmes, working with third-party vendors to identify the solution options for digital transformation delivery;
Act as a technology design authority on digital transformation programmes, managing architectural changes, and maintaining adherence to the agreed digital blueprint;
Play a key role in supporting business development activities, as a technology subject matter expert, and maintain a market network.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in working with the technology leaders and their teams, to identify, architect and implement technology solutions in support of digital transformation initiatives.
Furthermore, the ideal candidate will be:
Experience as a solution architect, able to help our clients assess their current digital technology maturity, identify gaps and shape a comprehensive, end-to-end digital blueprint and technology roadmap;
Able to bring to bear knowledge of architectural patterns, technology components, vendor solutions and emerging technology trends on digital solution development in one or more industries;
A confident written and verbal communicator, able to clearly explain digital ideas to non-technical audiences, and work effectively with non-technical colleagues and business executives;
A respected technical design authority for digital transformation initiatives, practised at managing technology issues and risks, able to deliver a responsive, reliable, manageable and secure technology solution;
Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent, we are open to strong candidates from all relevant educational backgrounds;
Ideally will have consulting experience, gained with a leading professional services or systems integration firm though not essential at the manager grade;
Good knowledge and understanding of digital trends and challenges across industries, gained through project experience, publication of thought leadership, articles, client recommendation, etc.;
Proven experience in providing technical leadership on complex, digital and front-office transformation initiatives, managing mixed technical teams to deliver the work;
Expertise in architecting digital and multi-channel technology solutions, covering all layers of the technology stack, from presentation through to physical infrastructure;
Demonstrable track record of shaping and leading successful business development of digital and other front office business transformation initiatives;
Experience of working with senior client executives in advisory and delivery roles.