Solution Architect

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Technology Consulting



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Internal Background Check (DBS)

Job description

About us

Solirius Consulting delivers technical consultancy and application delivery to our clients in order to solve real world problems and allow our clients to respond to an ever-changing technical landscape. We partner closely with our clients, embedding our consultants into their businesses in order to provide a bespoke service, allowing us to truly understand our clients’ needs.

It is this close collaboration with our clients that has enabled us to grow rapidly in recent years and will drive our ambitious future growth plans. We currently have over 250 consultants working with a variety of key clients from both the public and private sectors such as the Ministry of Justice, Department for Education, FCDOS, UEFA, International Olympic Committee and Mercedes Benz; with plans to increase our client base further in the near future.

We operate as a flat organisation and believe in trusting and supporting our team to operate independently. We pride ourselves on being specialists at what we do, making the most of our consultants’ expertise in their fields in order to provide a best-in-class service to our clients. All our consultants have the opportunity to work on a range of different projects, providing a broad range of knowledge on which to develop their careers and progress in the direction they choose.

The role

We are looking for experienced Solution Architects to work on our projects with our public sector clients, helping to deliver Solirius’ services to the highest standard.

The role will involve working with multiple business stakeholders, helping them to design business solutions which will then be implemented by the delivery teams.

As a Solution Architect, you will undertake structured analysis of technical issues, translating this analysis into designs that describe a solution. You will be consulted on design and can provide design patterns. You will identify the deeper issues that need fixing and look for opportunities to collaborate and reuse components, communicating with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

You will be expected to operate with high levels of autonomy and make decisions on how to manage issues as they are escalated in view of the needs of the client. You would also be expected to start identifying business opportunities with our clients.

You will need to be an effective communicator and demonstrate the ability to lead development of technical team. Focus tends to shift to customers and you are expected to build consensus between various stakeholders. You are expected to be able to demonstrate creativity and innovation in applying solutions for the benefit of the customer.

Key Experience:

  • Strong experience in stakeholder management and communication

  • Experience in client facing roles/consultancy roles desirable

  • Experience of the design & implementation of end-to-end data and application architectures.

  • Experience of conceptual, logical and physical modelling.

  • Experience of the design & implementation of complex, large scale distributed systems.

  • Experience of analysing and implementing solutions to meet both functional and non-functional requirements.

  • Extensive knowledge of operating systems, system security, cloud and database management.

Key Skills:

  • Coding experience in languages such as Java/.Net/Python etc.

  • Microservices

  • API Design

  • Agile Development

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience

  • Flexible working / Work from home

  • Generous annual discretionary bonus

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • 10 days allocated development training per year to use on independent training

  • Contributory pension

  • Gym membership

  • Annual away days and social events

Equality and diversity

Solirius Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that supports, celebrates, encourages and respects all individuals and in which all processes are based on merit, competence and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexuality, age, disability, ethnicity, marital status or any other protected characteristics.


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