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Solution Architect

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 09/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89655

Solution / Technical Architect

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Contract
  • Neg. Daily Rate

Identify, design and deliver larger or more complex architectures, strategies and specific solutions. Responsible for the communication and design of high-level structures to guide and enable the design and development of integrated solutions that meet business needs. Changes to service, process, organization, operating model and other aspects may be required in addition to technology components and solutions must demonstrate how agreed requirements (such as automation of business processes) are met.

Key Accountabilities

  • Authority. Complete responsibility for technical input to qualification and business approval meetings, designing larger more complex solutions.
  • Shapes technical proposals to be commercially acceptable to the customer and may make solution/service trade-offs.
  • Cost and risk. Defines the approach to larger/more complex solution development and acceptance testing, controlling technical scope and the work of the design team in order to ensure an acceptable cost structure.
  • Influence. Represent at customer forums, conferences, and professional bodies to build reputation in the market place.
  • Business development. Establishes customer requirements for a solution building strong relationships and acting as a major influence in the customer's choice.
  • Requirements and design. Contributes to definition of customers' overall IT architecture, designing new solutions of significant size and complexity, and can manage the work of specialists contributing to the design and implementation.
  • Knowledge re-use. Shares knowledge with colleagues to make a useful contribution to everyone's knowledge base.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Demonstrably operates as the overall infrastructure CSA for large, complex solutions.
  • Regularly has large, complex designs, incorporating trade-offs from the original specification, accepted by the relevant business approval review, without any requirement for design changes.
  • Authors design and test documents for large, complex infrastructures, whose risk and cost elements are accepted by the overall CSA or PM.
  • Can evidence regular contributions to customer forums, conferences and professional bodies.
  • Using company prescribed methodologies, can demonstrate a contribution to the definition of customer overall IT architecture, including new solutions of significant size and complexity and which contain solution components from contributing specialists.
  • Regular contribution to, and user of, company knowledge repositories and events.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have full working rights in Ireland i.e. a current Stamp 4 Visa or an EU Passport to be eligible to work in Ireland to be considered for the role. For more information or to apply to the role contact Emmet on 01 6455250 or email to

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