Solutions Architect

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Bristol

Job Description

LocationSouth Plaza, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS1 3NXContract type & working patternPermanent, 37.5 hours per weekSalary£53,168 - £62,001, pa, Yearly, (Band 8b)Speciality Informatics ________________________________________We make every effort to contact all candidates to let them know the outcome of their application. However, if you haven't heard back from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful.Some of our sites have accessible parking provision which is free or paid for work purpose this not contractual entitlement.________________________________________Data Management and Architecture services (DMA) are pleased to announce the advertisement of a Solutions Architect with the core focus of delivering effective and efficient digital solutions. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join the busy, innovative DMA service as a Solutions Architect. The Solutions Architect is an important post within the department, and we are looking to recruit a hardworking and committed colleague who is keen to work with the wider team to support and develop our services.The role and will directly support the Head of Enterprise Architecture and Design in developing the Technical Roadmap, discovery work streams and capital programmes to ensure they are delivered effectively.The post is responsible for providing professional expertise to the outcome of the Enterprise Architecture and Design function within Informatics, Data Management Architecture. The post holder will identify current business processes, facilitate discussions, advise customers, support operational colleagues and document new solutions end to end in support of SCW delivering its services.Working with stakeholders at all levels across the business and SCW customer base, ensuring business requirements are converted into technical solutions and those solutions are translated back to the business in a comprehendible manner.The post holder will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic commercially aware individual. who will work within the Solution Architects team and be responsible for the fully documented delivery of complex technical solutions and new capabilities. The role holder must be experienced and able to lead and contribute to technical discussions based around, but not limited to, knowledge of the following:• Hybrid and Multi Cloud architectures• Compute, and storage infrastructure technologies to an enterprise datacentre level.• Enterprise backup architectures• Enterprise software defined networking, LAN (wired and wireless), WAN and Firewall (ACLs, VPN)• Microsoft based software technologies in complex enterprise environments.• Enterprise network security technologies.• Remote working and remote network access technologies (BYOD).• Cloud hosted collaboration / communication solutions.

The post is responsible for providing professional expertise in line with local and national strategies to SCW and SCW customers. The individual will work with other service lines within Informatics and be looking to ensuring value for public money and helping to improve outcomes for internal and external stakeholders

Key Responsibilities• Providing technical subject matter expertise, mentoring and troubleshooting escalation for teams across Informatics in wide range of technologies.• Engaging with existing and new SCW customers as well as SCW customer leads to capture customer requirements ensuring alignment with current service offerings or enabling the development of new offerings.• Produces detailed component specifications and translates these into detailed designs for implementation using selected products. • Provides advice on technical aspects of system development and integration (including requests for changes, deviations from specifications, etc.) and ensures that relevant technical strategies, policies,


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