Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH10 4ED
Job Ref: BBBH126428
Sector: Design & Architecture
Date Added: 07 March 2023

Solutions Architect - Outside IR35

Our client is looking for a highly skilled Solutions Architect to join their Edinburgh team for a 6-months initial contract.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a holistic view of the IT Architecture across a well-defined project/programme or a moderately sized enterprise, using appropriate architecture models to document this to ensure technical integrity.
  • Provide technical leadership on all design aspects of an individual project or programme of work to ensure optimal use of existing technologies, or recommend use of new or innovative technologies.
  • Provide recommendations on the optimum systems architecture for a given project or enterprise to ensure maximum return on IT investment.
  • Understand the current and future IT needs for a well-defined enterprise or individual programme of work and design the optimum IT architecture to meet these needs.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations to ensure project managers and business sponsors are aware of the impact of the IT investment in a given project or across an enterprise.
  • Ensure appropriate checks and controls are carried out within the design and implementation to ensure resulting architecture adheres to appropriate IT governance and standards.
  • Maintaining both a breadth and depth of specialist IT knowledge.
  • Operating across a variety of environments including potentially across all parts of the Group.
  • Maintaining an up to date awareness and knowledge of the methods and tools used in the Company and externally within the industry.
  • Gaining consensus for technology direction across boundaries where different priorities and agendas can be in conflict.

What We're Looking For


  • Solution Architecture experience of 3+ years
  • Education - Undergraduate Degree (or equivalent)
  • Languages - English


  • Knowledge of Pensions and Savings
  • Previous Standard Life systems knowledge

If interested then please submit your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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Contact Consultant:
Luke Matthewson

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