Senior Solution Architect

Information Services Division

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 21st Dec 2021
  • Salary: £58,404 - £63,483 per annum
  • REF: 1881433
  • Closes: 31st January 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

This is a fantastic opportunity to join UCLs Information Services Division (ISD) as a Senior Solution Architect, to help deliver excellence whilst continually evolving and progressing at this globally recognised leading university.

The Solution Architecture Team is part of a wider team of Architects including Enterprise, Platform and Data Architecture teams who are responsible for defining architecture, driving solution design, governing architecture and maintaining the repository.

As a Senior Solution Architect, you will play a key role in the Solution Architecture Team taking on responsibility for delivery of the largest and most complex initiatives that ISD undertakes that are of critical importance to the university. You will work with fellow architects, as well as cross-functional product teams, providing the necessary leadership, analysis and design tasks to develop sustainable solution architectures across a range of technologies to deliver targeted business outcomes.

Key Requirements

We are looking for architects with experience in Application Architecture with a focus on delivering enterprise level solutions in Higher education, with a good understanding of integration approaches and information management practices including information lifecycle management, data modelling and master data management.

You will be a self-motivated and dynamic individual who is able to engage, challenge and influence others with a track record of developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships across IT and the wider institution. Experience or qualifications within TOGAF and/or SAFe (or equivalent frameworks) is advantageous. However, the candidate must have experience of directing the governance activities associated with ensuring solutions architecture assurance and compliance by defining the principles, guidelines, standards and solution patterns to ensure solution decisions are aligned with the enterprise’s future-state architecture vision.

Further Details

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Closing Date

31 Jan 2022

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