Solutions Architect (6 Months Contract)

Location:
London
Department:
Business Systems
About The Role
The role of the Enterprise Solution Architect is to contribute to the development and maintenance of the overall Enterprise Architecture for Motability Operations and also to provide technical leadership for the development of solution architectures for projects in alignment with the Enterprise Architecture and project scope.
 
You will be responsible for:
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and maintenance of the overall Enterprise Architecture through the development of artefacts and component architecture
  • Support for the overall Enterprise Architecture by sitting on the Enterprise Design Authority and supporting/contributing to technology decisions
  • Work with project and delivery teams to ensure that deliverables align with the Enterprise Architecture
  • Oversight of specific architectural components of the Enterprise Architecture within the Business, Application, Data and/or technology domains
  • Technical Leadership across projects to co-ordinate technical resources to deliver against project needs
  • Deliver solution architectures to support the design, development and implementation for projects
  • Chairing and management of the project Technical Design Authority
  • Delivery and ownership of the overall solution design
  • Work with Business teams and analysts to develop and share understanding of business processes and their implementation through the IT platform
About You
You will have gained the following experience/skills:
 

Mandatory

  • Must have experience in full project development life cycle
  • Proven track record, with demonstrable experience in a role of similar scale
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Solid technology background based on development, infrastructure, operations or analysis
  • Strong written, oral, presentation and interpersonal skills are essential
 
Desirable
  • Degree qualified – 2.1 or above (or equivalent)
  • Architecture and/or design experience on large scale or complex projects and programmes
  • Enterprise Architecture experience and familiarity/certification with EA frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman etc)
  • Experience in vehicle leasing sector
  • Knowledge of microservices based architecture and design
  • Experience with Architecture modelling tools or other CASE tools
About The Company

At Motability Operations Ltd we provide a unique mobility proposition for the specific needs of people with disabilities by leasing cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and have over 600,000 customers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.