Solutions Architect




IT Solutions Architect - (Manufacturing & Assembly Systems) - Home Based / Bristol - £75-85K

I am working with a fantastic innovation company who are at the forefront of building futuristic technology to revolutionise their global manufacturing sector,

They are at the next stage of huge investment and scaling-up so it's a great time to join and be part of something special.

As a key member of the leading think tank you will be the go to person when it comes to the design and strategy of the platforms around their manufacturing & assembly systems . You will be taking full ownership of projects, owning the strategy. You will have extensive experience in leading projects and someone who has engineering/manufacturing systems experience.

The Successful Applicant

Will have experience in Manufacturing, Engineering, Aviation, Automotive type sectors

Educated to degree level or equivalent experience

Detailed knowledge and accreditation in ITIL and/or TOGAF

Experience of working in a complex multi supplier environment

Familiarisation with architectural tools, standards and methods

Understanding of software applications, IT infrastructure and modern cloud technology

Knowledge and understanding of Information Security

Understanding of business process modelling

Working with the business and IT to understand the strategic direction of the business.

Build roadmaps that takes them from where they need to be.

Working with the IT Security team: Ensure that Enterprise architecture is secure by design.

Work with the partners of the enterprise IT ecosystem to build a roadmap that is truly exceptional.

Understand and communicate the resources required for a successful implementation of the strategic roadmap.

Clearly communicate Risk and Issue mitigation as well as hold the master actions pertaining to the enterprise roadmap.

Supervise and direct IT personnel as required.

Key Skills:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

10+ years' experience as an IT professional.

5+ years' experience as a Solutions Architect, ideally within engineering

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Able to clearly communicate a technical portfolio to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Understanding of ITIL and good appreciation of how to practically transform a design into a working set of systems.

Key competencies for this role:

Energy, drive, initiative and commercial awareness, with the ability to roll sleeves up and "get stuck in".

Curious to learn and willing to learn and develop.

Communication skills, creativity, commitment and organisation skills.

Interpersonal sensitivity (empathy/diplomacy) and ability to have impact with confidence.

Good judgement and decision-making skills

Excellent time management skills.

Experience in working with people and bringing them on-side, with a proactive approach to problem solving.

"Southern Lights Ltd act as an employment agency for the purposes of this advert"

For more information on the company and a detailed job specification please apply now.

Southern Lights - decidedly different recruitment - 0117 9733 281

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