Posted: Posted 8 days ago

Solutions Architect

Salford Quays, Manchester

We're looking for a Solution Architect to join our architecture family. You’ll be given the autonomy to create solutions built on best practices and architecture techniques, using industry frameworks and standards.

In this key role you'll lead and co-ordinate solution designs to ensure that the design is complete and cohesive.

You'll create and maintain solution architecture roadmaps that align with enterprise architecture and business strategic goals, incorporating ‘art of the possible’ technical developments. You'll also ensure the solution design meets the business objectives and aligns with senior stakeholders, any architectural blueprints and governance frameworks.

Your ability to manage stakeholders is key as you'll become a trusted advisor to key stakeholders at a variety of levels across the business

Your ability to innovate will see you identify solutions to solve complex business/operational problems and new products/services. You'll facilitate and lead design workshops with subject matter experts, delivery leads and other required parties

You'll also assess the impact of new business requirements to determine solution size and feasibility.

You'll be instrumental being the active technology/solutions participant, supporting the programme/project/release manager throughout the feasibility/project/release lifecycle

What do I need to deliver in this role?

  • You’ll be experienced in the design and architecture of enterprise level solutions for complex IT Projects. Any experience in Telecoms or similar sectors such as Retail, Utilities & Energy and FS would be useful.

  • We are looking for you to have a breadth of experience in solution architecture across applications, data, governance, security, system, infrastructure and BPM.  We will help fill the gaps in the areas you don’t have or want to improve. 

  • A customer-centric approach to work - considers impact to all customers when addressing change

  • A dedication to continually improving our systems and processes by spotting opportunities for improvement and driving change

  • You will be inspired by working with likeminded individuals who share a common goal.  Collaboration will be a key part of your role, working with stakeholders such as Principal & Domain Architects, BA’s, Solution Designers, Developers and Testers will be part of your day to day life.

About us

We’re TalkTalk, a leading challenger brand in the world of Broadband, Phone, Mobile and TV.

Our job is to bring the best value connectivity, to everyone. We believe every customer matters, so we offer products and services that are simple, affordable, reliable and fair.

We’ve created a working environment where you can be yourself and give your all. You’ll be called on to out-think the competition and work closely with your colleagues to come up with new ideas, and deliver great results for our customers.

This is your chance to make a difference, and great performance will take you far. It won’t always be easy, but it’s always exciting and it promises great opportunities for you, and our business, especially if you’re ready to stand for something.

As a recognised Top 50 Inclusive Employer in the UK, we know that diversity means success and innovation. We want our workplace to reflect the communities and customer we serve. Being inclusive is part of our DNA; we are all 100% human, and we create a culture where you can truly be yourself.

We’re also not your usual 9-5. We are a dynamic workplace and we want to talk to you about how you like to work.

Does this job look right for you? Want to work your way?

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