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Date Added: Thu 17/11/2022

Senior Solutions Architect

Chandler's Ford, SO53, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Title: Senior Solutions Architect

Department: IT

Location: Remote

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Are you an experienced Solutions Architect with a background in managing end-to-end projects and looking to join a forward-thinking tech business?

Utilita is currently on the search for a Solutions Architect to join a growing team where you will work closely with key stakeholders across the business to help design, strategise and carry out new project delivery.

What can we offer you?

A world of opportunity for someone who shares our passion for Technology. Plus, all the benefits you'd expect from one of the nation's biggest and foremost energy challenger brands, including: competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, bonus up to 15% of salary, Employee Assistance Programme and a certified Great Place to Work!

You'll also get the chance to work for one of the top CEOs in the UK, as voted for by Glassdoor's 2021 Employee's Choice Awards.

We aim to provide you with a uniquely inclusive and diverse workplace, which showcases the extraordinary in all of us, by enabling you to be the best you can be.

What does this role involve?

The solutions architecture team works with all areas of IT Development to conceptualise and design dynamically scalable, highly available, fault-tolerant and resilient solutions for Utilita's business applications.

You will research, recommend and direct on new tools, technologies and standards, including security, whilst ensuring applications are scalable, supportable and fit for purpose.

Who we are looking for

Your in-depth experience in a software development environment will have provided a solid base for your Architectural skills.

Your hands-on experience of architectural concepts such as performance, security, scaling and integration will provide the structure you need when designing new solutions.

Your experience of creating and implementing end-to-end solutions whilst ensuring technical alignment will be key to your success in this role.

Your excellent stakeholder skills will allow you to interact with all levels of the business to ensure a consistent approach.

Your extensive knowledge of Technical Design Authority will support in governing new architectural patterns, updating existing architectures and making project based architectural decisions.

Additional benefits

* 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

* Death in service, twice your annual salary

* The opportunity to win tickets to major sporting events, gigs and shows

* We are in the process of setting up our own charitable foundation and offer all our staff a paid volunteering day every year

* A health care scheme that includes dental, eye care, treatments and health consultations

About us

Founded in 2003, Utilita is the first - and still only - energy company created to help households use less energy, by giving them better control via digital technology, including its industry-leading smartphone app (USwitch Awards best app 2018, 2020 and 2022).

Utilita is Britain's leading Smart Pay as You Go energy provider, with over 800,000 customers, and thanks to having better control, its customers use around 11% less energy than the average bill paying household.

Utilita is committed to becoming a net zero business by 2030 and was named Green Energy Disruptor of the Year at the Better Society Energy Awards in October 2021
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