The Senior Solution Architect position will create high level solution models and solution architectures for assigned projects aligned to business outcomes across the Centrica Group. This position will also serve as a technology consultant, guiding the various Centrica business units on how the capabilities of systems can be used to solve business problems.
Create high level solution models and solution architectures for assigned projects aligned to business outcomes across the Centrica Group
Be a technology consultant, guiding the various Centrica business units on how the capabilities of systems can be used to solve business problems
Assure that solutions will technically deliver and meet the needs of both the Centrica business units and the IS strategy
Contribute to the development of the Enterprise Target Architecture aligned to the business strategy
Be the design authority on projects ensuring adherence to design standards and the Enterprise Target Architecture
Develop the relevant subject matter expertise or identify and utilize individuals with relevant expertise to assist them
Responsible for prioritising and managing own workload, and others as required as part of a global distributed organisation
Contributes to the Target Architecture and definition and maintenance of standards
Supports the development of the project planning including ensuring the phases are appropriate.
Delivers high-level solution models and solution architectures in line with business requirements, organisation and industry standards across all Centrica business units
Ensures compliance of all high-level solution models and solution architectures to the Target Architecture, Enterprise roadmaps, architecture principles and standards
Assesses the impact of business change requests on the existing architecture and support the prioritisation of these changes
Provides direction and guidance on projects ensuring adherence to Architecture and Design standards and the Enterprise Target Architecture
Works with the project stakeholders to understand the business outcomes and strategy so that recommended solution options provide the best fit against requirements and budget
Supports the Business Analyst to determine high-level functional and non functional requirements, maximising the use of standard or out-of-the-box features and capability
Creates solution options and solution architectures, ensuring any deviations to the standards are handled through the Strategy and Architecture Governance process
Be accountable for the viability of proposed solutions and provides direction, advice and guidance on the appropriate approach to the solution throughout the project
Performs the design authority role on projects ensuring that the detailed designs and solutions delivered align to the solution architecture, managing and resolving any design issues as they arise
Maintains awareness of the technology in use within the Group in order to ensure solutions leverage the capability of the estate
Identifies the commercial impacts of decisions involving architecture at a Group level and engage the appropriate people in coming to a sound commercial outcome
Works with external suppliers to ensure that the appropriate technology direction is set with respect to systems, data and technical infrastructure
Works and effectively communicates with a wide range of stakeholders across the Group in developing a solution that meets the needs of the business
Leadership and People Management
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This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.