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Solutions Architect (contract)

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  • Ref: LS3421

Cathedral Appointments are seeking an experienced Solutions Architect to join a fast-growing company in Newton Abbot on a contract basis, initially for a period of approximately six months. This is a senior position and the successful candidate will be reporting directly to the Chief of Digital. This role is one of the keystones in the delivery of business solutions and the advancement of business technology. The post holder will be responsible for delivering technical designs which can be molded into high performing, highly available, extensible and efficient software systems. 

Solutions Architect (contract) responsibilities include...

  • Lead a growing team of DBAs and Developers to ensure continuous excellence and improvement
  • Oversee the design of enterprise-grade software solutions across one or more teams based largely (but not exclusively) on the Microsoft Technology stack.
  • Responsible for identifying, assessing and selecting the most appropriate technologies, architectural styles and patterns needed to deliver a software solution.
  • Support project and product management to understand, communicate and manage technical dependencies across platforms and projects.
  • Test software systems or applications for software enhancements or new products.
  • Review designs, codes, test plans, or documentation to ensure quality.
  • Write new programs or modify existing programs to meet customer requirements, using current programming languages and technologies.
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with Business stakeholders and Business Analysts to ensure that the software delivered by your team maps to the requirements of the business.

Solutions Architect (contract) requirements include...

  • Up to date knowledge of ecommerce principals
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence Systems Operations
  • Able to organise and maintain large and complex data sets.
  • Can develop actionable insights from commercial analysis and data-modelling to help teams around the company deliver improved results.
  • Track record of developing and managing large data sets.
  • Skilled in effective development of BI dashboards.
  • Analysis of developing user experience trends and determining their appropriateness for the business
  • Understanding of latest BI technologies specific to MS Dynamics AX.
  • Business Intelligence, OLTP, OLAP, Data Cubes, SQL 
  • Extensive expertise in data modeling, both logical and physical.
  • Proven ability to complete projects and achieve results in an ambiguous work environment.

The Solutions Architect has primary responsibility for setting the near-term strategy and vision and for managing the day-to-day tactical operations of the team. This is a fantastic chance to work for a reputable company who offer a dynamic work/life balance culture and a variety of employee benefits. If you have the experience and skills required, please send us your CV.

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