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Solution Architect

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Tristan Walker
  • Contact Email: twalker@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: +441483467294
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 28 July 2021
  • Job Ref: 1036569
NRL are currently recruiting for x2 Solution’s Architect for work with an engineering consultancy supporting the Lower Thames Crossing project in Aldgate, London. This is for work on a 6 month contract basis.

About the role:
  • Provide Azure Cloud expertise to support the programme in the delivery of enterprise  Azure landscape for a major construction programme
  • As a Solution Architect, you will plan, evaluate, design, build, configure, and deploy enterprise class COTS applications solutions into an integrated solution of delivering a major infrastructure (e.g.  Collaborate with business analyst, application, network, and cyber teams to achieve ensure requirements are reflected appropriately in the Azure design within the time frames defined
  • You will be involved with enterprise-level Azure-centric projects where you will design and deploy application solutions to cloud environments and resources.
  • You will be part of the deployment, testing, and implementation of applications and services.
  • You will architect application and server deployments using automation tools like Azure DevOps, ARM, and Terraform
  • You will work closely with internal and external teams to ensure requirements are reflected appropriately in the Azure solution design
  • Participate in major technical decisions, develops technical proposals that consider alternatives and business case, gain needed institution approvals, and work effectively across departmental organizations gaining consensus of stakeholders.
What you will need:

Responsible for
  • Reviewing and understanding Requirements and Use Cases.
  • Reviewing and understanding business application deployment, integration, and planning base structures
  • Defining the technical solution to deliver all required data to the business applications stack
Previous experience
  • Multiple examples of leading design of application architectures as a part of overall digital transformation programmes
  • Demonstrable experience with development of layered REST/API solution enablement for COTS applications.
  • Strong foundation in software development and configuration life cycles, experience with Azure DevOps, DevOps tools and processes, Terraform, Ansible, or other automation tools/platforms.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft CAF
  • Demonstrable experience of working to tight schedules and complex working environments.
  • Team player with the ability to work closely with peers and within dispersed project teams
Skills
  • Work experience with Azure CLI, PowerShell, ARM Templates and Terraform.
  • Work experience with deployments of enterprise COTS applications into Azure environment.
  • Work experience with construction industry best of breed applications; e.g. Primavera P6, Primavera Risk Analysis, Bentley Projectwise, ArcInfo GIS, PRISM, Prolog, Autodesk products.
  • You may hold certification(s) for Microsoft Azure Fundamentals, Azure Solution Architect Expert, or Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer Expert.
  • Experience with deploying COTS applications through CI/CD pipeline.
  • Understanding of Azure DevOps configuration and management.
  • Experience with working with integrated teams requiring collaboration and customer relationships.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, and self-sufficient.
  • Strong business writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Document Management System expertise
  • Demonstrates collaborative behaviours and is customer oriented
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Stable contract duration
  • Opportunity to support one of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects