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Date Added: Tue 28/05/2024

Solution Architect

Ruddington, UK
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Company: MHR

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable

As a family-owned business our people are central to our success, and following years of organic, consecutive growth, we're looking for people who share our core values of sustainability, trust, collaboration, and innovation to drive us forwards.

Software never stays the same and neither do we. We want our people to be part of a progressive organisation, encouraged to embrace change and new ideas to shape our future development. Your input is vital, which is why we're committed to personalised learning paths for every employee to help you, and us, grow.

Our goal is to make the world of work easier as a leader in the HR, payroll, finance, and integration solutions software and services industry. We're proud to design and develop some of the best business solutions like iTrent and People First to support our customers' people-related challenges across every vertical.

Looking for the place where you can belong? Join MHR and help us shape the world of work.

About the role:

As a Solution Architect you will be working with the latest cloud technologies and Microsoft Azure cloud, supporting the development of ground-breaking HR, Payroll and Finance Software Systems.

You will work with delivery teams and key stakeholders to provide decision making, support and guidance to develop the People First platform sustainably and effectively. You will develop and evangelize architectural design principles and initiatives to benefit software development and to achieve business outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a close relationship with key technical and business stakeholders
  • Ownership of non-functional requirements, service level objectives and platform quality attributes
  • Investigate new technologies and identify how they can be exploited in People First
  • Build comprehensive roadmaps to adopt new capabilities into the application architecture
  • Collaborate with enterprise architecture to provide solution architecture level perspective and support on broader business architecture goals
  • Understand and effectively communicate the benefits of architectural enhancements to the system to business stakeholders
  • Support cross-functional teams in product development to ensure a high quality architecture
  • Act as subject matter expert for architectural patterns within the software platform
  • Govern platform compliance with Azure well architected framework - https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/well-architected/
  • Keep up to date with latest developments on Azure platform and identify new capabilities relevant to People First
  • Drive continuous process improvement and maintain a solutions focused mindset
  • Establish and document guardrails and reference architectures to guide engineering implementations
  • Collaborate with other solution architects and the wider architecture team to define effective solution architectures

Key Skills:

  • Communication skills

  • Time management, prioritisation, and organisational skills

  • Ability to take on, own and manage issues to conclusion

  • Problem-solving

Technical Skills:

  • Software Design

  • UML Modelling/ArchiMate/C4 etc.

  • Cloud Architecture (Azure, AWS etc.)

  • DevOps

  • Microservices

  • Messaging

  • Security Architecture
  • Authentication and Authorisation standards (eg OAuth2)

  • Domain Driven Design

Benefits to support you personally and professionally

Alongside the opportunity to work with an incredible team and express your individuality, we offer a range of personalised benefits including:

  • Access to over 60 internal training courses, professional qualifications, and cross-departmental mentoring and coaching programs
  • 24/7 access to a GP through SmartHealth for you and your family, confidential mental health support, and paid sick leave
  • Ability to purchase or sell additional holiday days beyond the standard 25 days and bank holidays
  • Discounts and cashback on leisure, travel, technology, fashion, gym memberships, and food
  • Monthly employee recognition program and departmental awards
  • Referral bonus scheme of up to £2,000
  • Employee-led social events such as running clubs, football teams, book clubs, and bake-offs
  • On-site subsidised restaurants offering a variety of fresh meals daily
  • Opt-in benefits schemes such as private medical insurance and dental coverage

We value the well-being, financial stability, and inclusivity of our employees, and strive to provide a supportive working environment.

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