Solution Architect - Integration

Job Reference : NRD-MAN-ITX-01469
Closing Date : 18/08/2017
Salary : £60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Department : IT
Hours Per week : M-F Days, 37.16

Reporting to the Head of Solution Architecture, the Solution Architect will be responsible for the development of quality Solution Architectures and cross system designs for N Brown programmes and projects based upon agreed architectural and IT principles and standards. 


Experience in defining & delivering Enterprise Integration Architectures including APIs, SOA, Event Driven Architecture

Experience in defining Integration architecture for large organisations, & of demonstrating alignment between business objectives & the target integration architecture.

Experience in & deep understanding of API & service design.


Work in a team of Enterprise Architects to assist with other related strategies ensuring alignment & understanding impacts across the entire Enterprise
Produce architecture artefacts to support the implementation of strategy, assess and review the conformity of 3rd party deliverables against it.
Promote alignment of Solution Architecture with Enterprise Integration best practices


Skills required:

  • Proven expertise in API First, contract-led design covering error-handling and monitoring aspects
  • Excellent understanding of service provisioning and monitoring
  • Excellent knowledge of full service-delivery life-cycle in a geographically distributed IT landscape and on the Cloud
  • Good knowledge of integration patterns & associated best practises
  • Experience of at least one significant integration platform (e.g., IBM Integration Bus, Mulesoft Anypoint, Oracle Fusion)
  • Understanding how cloud can be leveraged to enable scalability and high-availability of service-based architectures
  • Knowledge of message based data integration with a particular focus on XML, XSD and data validation
  • Excellent UML design skills
  • Strong knowledge of Message-Oriented-Middleware and Event-Driven architecture


Desired skills:

  • Experience on design of Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Service Bus and Oracle Data integrator solutions
  • Experience with performance application management
  • Knowledge of service provisioning life-cycle, prioritization techniques, change impact assessment and dependency management
  • Knowledge of application development practises, including DevOps
  • Experience with OAGIS canonical models
  • Good RDBMS understanding, preferably Oracle RDBMS


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.