Solutions Architect

  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £80,000
  • Job Reference: R/044719

We’re working with a global sports brand who are hiring for a new Solutions Architect, they are entering a new era which is very Digital focused and are looking to add a new Architect to their team.

You will have experience delivering modern, distributed architecture and will be an advocate of microservices and a devops approach to delivery. You will have a good knowledge of containerization and building infrastructure through code. You will support third parties to integrate into this service

Main Duties and Responsibilities

– Define and document the companies standards around solution design and delivery

– Help with designing and implementing key enterprise components (CRM, CMS, DMP etc), integrating them across their digital platform

– Contribute to design, planning and delivery of services and APIs

– Support third parties integrating with their services and SaaS components

– Design and document technical solutions and APIs

– Define non-functional requirements and key performance indicators for their platform capability and ensure they are met

– Ensure that products can be delivered to agreed schedule from a technical perspective

– Define a blueprint for automated integration tests

– Help with the design of reusable microservice blueprints

– Help deliver their technical and digital strategies

– Help govern adoption of and adherence to delivery processes

– Assist with product and supplier selection

– Run proofs of concept


– You have experience of system and software design in either a developer or architect role

– You are familiar with cloud computing including Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform

– Familiar with agile workflows and TDD/BDD development prtices

– You have designed APIs, are able to demonstrate past work and talk through design decisions

– You have experience of an API management tool such as Swagger, Mashery or Apigee

– You can write automated integration tests and create mock interfaces/stubs

– You have delivered infrastructure through code, including practical experience of virtualization, containerization and automated deployments using Ansible or Puppet etc.

– You have defined KPIs and implemented monitoring services around them

– You have worked with data streams and have scaled data and enterprise services to a large consumer audience

If interested please get in touch for more information, I’m available on [email protected]

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