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Solutions Architect

By . May 3, 2024
Job title:Solutions Architect
Job type:Contract
Emp type:Full-time
Pay interval:Daily
Pay rate:GBP £675.0
Location: Manchester
Job published: 03/05/2024
Job ID: 81953

Job Description

Solutions Architect (Applications)

6 Month Contract role

Rate: £675 per day

Location: Manchester & remote (hybrid working - two days per week on site in Manchester)

IR35 Status: Inside

Start: ASAP


We require a Solutions Architect (Applications) for our higher education client to work on specific "Student Experience Progamme"

The architecture team sets standards, creates strategies, guides and assures new and existing solutions within the organisation and you will help support activities within the Student Experience Programme 

You will work alongside the other members of the project teams, helping to define new solutions and ensuring that any developments are carried out within the standards of the organisation

Responsibilities include:

  • Creation of design documents for new applications and solutions
  • Ensuring that all designs are created in line with the Clients standards and policies.
  • Presenting designs to fellow architects, the Technical Design Authority (TDA) and other forums for review.
  • Creating options papers and similar documents
  • Guiding the project teams on technical issues
  • Liaising with technical teams to ensure a successful outcome

Essential skills & experience required

As the Solutions Architect (Applications) you will possess the following:

• Strong technical skills, particularly around applications - essential

Experience of working with multidisciplinary teams which includes: Project Managers Business Analysts, Domain Architect and Development teams

Experience of managing and negotiating with senior stakeholders in different areas.

Experience of maximising assets by re-utilising and re-purposing application stacks.

Experience of working with building solutions using the M365 suite including SharePoint and Teams alongside Power Automate and Power apps

Good time management and planning skills


 To apply for this role please call Joanne Stanley - Tel: 01675 468926 or email:

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