Version 1 Dublin

Solutions Architect

Department: Digital Development & Architecture

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Company Description

We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.

We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies.

Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you.

Job Description
  • Lead on the setting and enforcement of architecture standards and practices affecting integration of all new capabilities as well as impacting existing ones. Develop these standards in coordination with peers across the IT functions.
  • Work directly with clients, translating requirements into technical briefs
  • Design Microservices with API's calling out to other servers
  • Design and agree integration patterns to support integration of new capability and solutions into existing core systems
  • Ensure adherence to best practice and industry standards
  • Architect and provide technical direction for approach for on-premise solutions.
  • Working with delivery teams in the design and implementation of core components
  • Provide reports to client and in-house leadership to ensure clear understanding of project status and drive good decision-making
Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS 

  • Experience working directly with customers and users
  • Be an excellent communicator and influencer
  • Understanding of up to date software engineering technologies and concepts
  • Be able to work under pressure and successfully manage a very diverse and demanding workload combined with an ability to work autonomously
  • Be analytical with a keen eye for detail and demonstrated experience in developing new ideas to improve processes
  • Deep understanding of best practices, design patterns, open-source technologies and tools
  • Experience in producing and supporting high quality architecture documentation
  • Understanding of operational concerns (such as monitoring, performance testing, security considerations, accessibility, GDPR)
  • Drive to deliver highest quality outcomes for our customers

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of experience in information technology
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in both legacy corporate solution architecture approaches as well as experience pivoting to cloud approach.
  • Knowledge of Technical Architecture, with practical experience of applying TOGAF or other architecture framework methodologies to IT
  • In-depth knowledge of high-level Web Applications.
Additional Information

Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private healthcare cover, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Excellence
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Drive
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

Consistently Rated a Top Workplace By Our People

Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

Learn about our Culture

Award-Winning Employee Focus

  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    UK, 2019-2021
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    IRELAND, 2012-2021
  • HEALTHY PLACE TO WORK
    AWARD, 2018-2021
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    IN TECH, 2019 & 2020
  • BEST WORKPLACES FOR WOMEN
    AWARD, 2019 & 2020

Our Head of People Louise Lahiff explains why Version 1 could be the match for you

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