Solution Architect

Location Farringdon, London
Location Posted: March 7, 2024
Location £700 - £750 per day
Location Length: 6 months initially
Contract Duration: 6 Months, Initially
Location: Farringdon, London
Job Type: Contract (Hybrid working model)

Reed Professional Services are seeking an experienced Solution Architect to join one of our FTSE 100 clients on a key Technology project within their expanding Commercial team. This role is crucial for defining and delivering technology solutions that will contribute to the success of a company with a rich history and a commitment to innovation.

Day-to-day of the role:

  • Provide in-depth knowledge of a wide range of Information Technologies, integrating and configuring them to meet project requirements.
  • Engage in all phases of the development lifecycle, offering expertise in technical architecture roles.
  • Manage a large and varied workload, prioritising tasks effectively.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with systems integration methods and technologies.
  • Design and deliver large scale, complex integrated IT solutions.
  • Advise on the design of systems architectures, considering the processing and distributed systems architectures.
  • Communicate complex technical designs to business stakeholders and non-technical audiences.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Essential:
    • Extensive knowledge of Information Technologies and their integration/configuration.
    • Experience in technical architecture roles across the development lifecycle.
    • Proven ability to manage, prioritise, and multitask within a large workload.
    • Experience with systems integration methods and technologies.
    • Track record in designing and delivering complex IT solutions.
    • Knowledge of processing and distributed systems architectures.
    • Strong communication skills for technical designs.
  • Desirable:
    • Experience in complex analysis, consulting, and technical recommendations.
    • Experience in solution architecture: Services, Applications, Integration, or Data.
    • Knowledge of enterprise-wide systems architectures.
    • Experience in a complex distributed environment.
    • Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, and Agile delivery methodologies.


  • Opportunity to work with a historic organisation recognised as a leading delivery company.
  • Hybrid working model to support work-life balance.
  • Exposure to complex and challenging projects that drive growth and innovation.

To apply for this Solution Architect position, please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and a member of the RPS Talent Team will be in touch.

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