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Lead Solution Architect


Jaguar Land Rover
Location: Coventry
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Automotive
Category: Architects Jobs
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REQ ID: 56326

JOB TITLE: Lead Solution Architect

SALARY: £65,000 - £75,000

POSTING END DATE: 30/06/2021

LOCATION: Coventry

Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.

WHAT TO EXPECT

As Lead Solution Architect you will be responsible for leading and shaping all solution designs across a the Supply Chain IT domain. You will act as an initial Solution Architecture point of contact, proactively engaging with the Departments Product Management, Business Analysis resources as well as JLR IT Enterprise Architects.

Day to day you will be required to either direct, produce or govern high quality, fit for purpose solution designs, meeting functional and non-functional requirements that adhere to JLR reference architectures as well as current technology industry standards and best practice.

You will be in a key position to be able to provide technology consultancy to your business and IT colleagues working within your business area. In addition you will provide leadership design leadership to solution architects working on your business function’s project portfolios. As a key member of the IT domain delivery structure you will find excellent opportunities to grow and broaden your skills and experience.

You will significantly contribute to the team’s architecture input into the JLR IT strategy by assisting in translating business strategies and priorities into Target State Architectures by formation coherent solution designs, reference architectures, patterns and standards.

This role will be based primarily at our Gaydon site in Warwickshire, however you will be expected to travel between JLR sites as required.

As a Lead Solution Architect your responsibilities will include:-

* Full technical analysis at project feasibility stage including systems and technical input required for business cases and associated documentation.

* Contribute to the development of JLR IT roadmaps, reference architectures, patterns and standards to support industry best practice on a proactive basis.

* Act as a technical point of contact in conjunction with internal IT staff for assigned projects and tasks.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

As a Lead Solution Architect you’ll have demonstrable experience leading and shaping all solution designs across an IT domain Supply Chain. In this role you’ll need a proven track record as a solution architect delivering appropriate software application designs integrating cross technology solutions covering a variety of technologies. You’ll also have a capabilities of producing detailed integration designs using industry standards in accordance with established JLR integration patterns and policies.

It is essential as the Lead Solution Architect to have proven ability to think strategically, analyse data and information and develop and deliver appropriate, innovative and effective solutions. An Appreciation of DevOps, integrated development practices & Integrated Test etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Educated degree level or above preferably in a computing, systems or science / engineering related subject.

* Proven track record of working in a complex and multi-faceted organisation using a wide variety of current and legacy IT technology components.

* Strong exposure to both waterfall based and agile/scrum based methodologies

* Proven track record as a solution architect delivering appropriate software application designs integrating cross technology solutions covering a variety of technologies.

* Relevant and current software development / engineering experience skills covering all aspects including all security and privacy aspects, error handling, monitoring and logging.

* High quality designs encompassing full error handling, monitoring and logging

* Good understanding of best practices for development of security standards compliant systems

* Strong exposure to application performance testing and optimisation.

SO WHY US?

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

#WEAREJLR

At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.

>FIND OUT MORE

HOW WE RECRUIT

Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.

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Find out more about working here in our JLR Life Blog:

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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training.

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REQ ID: 56326

JOB TITLE: Lead Solution Architect

SALARY: £65,000 - £75,000

POSTING END DATE: 30/06/2021

LOCATION: Coventry

Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.

WHAT TO EXPECT

As Lead Solution Architect you will be responsible for leading and shaping all solution designs across a the Supply Chain IT domain. You will act as an initial Solution Architecture point of contact, proactively engaging with the Departments Product Management, Business Analysis resources as well as JLR IT Enterprise Architects.

Day to day you will be required to either direct, produce or govern high quality, fit for purpose solution designs, meeting functional and non-functional requirements that adhere to JLR reference architectures as well as current technology industry standards and best practice.

You will be in a key position to be able to provide technology consultancy to your business and IT colleagues working within your business area. In addition you will provide leadership design leadership to solution architects working on your business function’s project portfolios. As a key member of the IT domain delivery structure you will find excellent opportunities to grow and broaden your skills and experience.

You will significantly contribute to the team’s architecture input into the JLR IT strategy by assisting in translating business strategies and priorities into Target State Architectures by formation coherent solution designs, reference architectures, patterns and standards.

This role will be based primarily at our Gaydon site in Warwickshire, however you will be expected to travel between JLR sites as required.

As a Lead Solution Architect your responsibilities will include:-

* Full technical analysis at project feasibility stage including systems and technical input required for business cases and associated documentation.

* Contribute to the development of JLR IT roadmaps, reference architectures, patterns and standards to support industry best practice on a proactive basis.

* Act as a technical point of contact in conjunction with internal IT staff for assigned projects and tasks.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

As a Lead Solution Architect you’ll have demonstrable experience leading and shaping all solution designs across an IT domain Supply Chain. In this role you’ll need a proven track record as a solution architect delivering appropriate software application designs integrating cross technology solutions covering a variety of technologies. You’ll also have a capabilities of producing detailed integration designs using industry standards in accordance with established JLR integration patterns and policies.

It is essential as the Lead Solution Architect to have proven ability to think strategically, analyse data and information and develop and deliver appropriate, innovative and effective solutions. An Appreciation of DevOps, integrated development practices & Integrated Test etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Educated degree level or above preferably in a computing, systems or science / engineering related subject.

* Proven track record of working in a complex and multi-faceted organisation using a wide variety of current and legacy IT technology components.

* Strong exposure to both waterfall based and agile/scrum based methodologies

* Proven track record as a solution architect delivering appropriate software application designs integrating cross technology solutions covering a variety of technologies.

* Relevant and current software development / engineering experience skills covering all aspects including all security and privacy aspects, error handling, monitoring and logging.

* High quality designs encompassing full error handling, monitoring and logging

* Good understanding of best practices for development of security standards compliant systems

* Strong exposure to application performance testing and optimisation.

SO WHY US?

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

#WEAREJLR

At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.

>FIND OUT MORE

HOW WE RECRUIT

Find out what to expect at each stage of the process along with some hints and tips.

>FIND OUT MORE

Find out more about working here in our JLR Life Blog:

>FIND OUT MORE

We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training.

>FIND OUT MORE

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Solution Architect, Architecture, Engineer, Developer, Supply, Technology, Engineering, Operations
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