IT Solution Architect (Cloud)- Contract

IT Solution Architect (Cloud)- Contract
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Job Description

My Dublin based client is recruiting for an IT Solution Architect on a daily rate contract basis.

Job Responsibilities

  • Communicate the target architecture & validation with key stakeholders using architecture templates and framework
  • Ensure compliance of solution architectural designs with the target architecture and relevant policies, such as security or change management
  • Closely work with all areas of IT (applications, DevOps, I&O, security etc.) and the IT project teams to serve as the central point of communication for all decisions / questions around the architecture of the digital systems
  • Liaise with business representatives to understand and support both the business strategy and the short term needs of the business
  • Support and enforce the architecture governance process and is responsible for the production and quality of the key artefacts
  • Support the implementation of the cloud strategy and the compliance of the company’s binding principles
  • Assess new technologies or alternate options by conducting proof of concept style investigations
  • Conduct reviews of existing solutions and identify risks and potential improvements (e.g. cost, efficiency or simplification)
  • Engage with third parties where required

Experience Required

  •  Ability to design reliable, scalable, secure production SaaS services and integrations
  •  Experience working with cloud & SaaS concepts and implementation models
  • Knowledge of:
    • Microservices & Service Oriented Architectures
    • Rest, SOAP (ideally in a .NET/C# environment)
    • ESB/EAI & API Management
    • FTP/SFTP/etc… bulk data transfer mechanisms
    • Messaging and event-driven architectures and approaches
    • Databases (relational) and data engineering and integration.
  •  Experience with security concepts (encryption, authentication), architecture, and mitigation of threats
  • Knowledge of Microsoft product stack (.NET and associated languages and frameworks, MS-Azure, VSTS)

 Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to describe solutions both on a technical and business level
  • The ability to translate business needs into IT Architecture requirements

Educational Requirements

  • Relevant third level qualification

Consultant Details

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