Solutions Architect - Brightred Recruitment

Solutions Architect

Job Title: Solutions Architect

Job Reference: BR_2803

Location: Staines, Ashford

Salary: £90k plus bonus and benefits

Solutions Architect: For this highly operational and complex IT environment with a complex stakeholder environment are looking for a Solutions Architect to design and deliver the migration from our existing monolithic technology stack to a ‘Netflix’ structured API based microservices environment.


The Solutions Architect candidate will possess the following background:

  • Ideally TOGAF qualified
  • Experience of delivering and designing architecture in the AWS, Kubernetes, API, microservices environment.
  • Experience of IT technology projects and design architecture
  • Structured approach to formal architecture methodologies.
  • Demonstrates creativity in identifying opportunities and finding solutions
  • Demonstrated successful infrastructure migration from a legacy environment to a target end state.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a retained IT organisation working with multiple 3rd party suppliers who are responsible for delivering / maintaining solutions
  • The ideal candidate will ideally have skills and experience in either ecommerce, aviation or retail sectors.


For this truly global role as Solutions Architect you will:

  • Develop and maintain policies, architectures, frameworks, roadmaps & standards
  • Provide solution design oversight and advice to ensure compliance
  • Ensure technical integrity
  • Develop innovative solutions that are cohesive and fit for purpose
  • Support investment cases and portfolio plans
  • Provide advisory and consulting to business, IT, projects and stakeholders (internal and external)


As well as the above the Solutions Architect you will:

  • Develop an integrated IT technology roadmap based on industry best practices, which enables IT to deliver secure, flexible but cost-effective technology services
  • Ensure that the technical requirements are clearly allocated
  • Have design authority over all technology-based projects – in-house or 3rd party
  • Develop and implement a governance structure and process over technology


As well as a strong base salary the role offers a car allowance, bonus and benefits. Our client is ideally looking for a client with Aviation sector experience.

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