Version 1 Dublin

Principal Consultant

Department: Digital Development & Architecture


Andrew Walsh

Company Description
  • No 1 Best place to work in Ireland #GPTW2023 !!
  • 6th Best Large Workplace in the UK
  • 10th place in Glassdoor Top 50 UK companies
  • UK & Ireland’s premier Oracle, Microsoft & AWS partner
  • Market leader in Oracle ERP and Cloud Applications
  • Consulting, implementation and support services
  • 3000 strong,€255m/ £220m revenue business
Job Description
  • Providing technical co-ordination between IT Teams;
  • Providing IT teams with technical leadership and guidance on design options;
  • Suggest and implement process improvements and providing alternatives where relevant;
  • Creating and maintaining technology standards;
  • Ability to understand and define software and hardware capacity requirements based on system or user requirements;
  • Ability to conceptualise and translate business requirements into end-to-end technical solutions;
  • Identify technical gaps, opportunities, or inefficiencies in any area of architecture, and the overall application development lifecycle and develop plans to close such gaps;
  • Support the IT teams in building robust applications using the most appropriate technologies, languages, tools and methodologies;
  • Ability to create vision of the overall solution; and
  • Ability to review architecture designs, to identify issues and risks, escalating them as needed.
  • Understand business needs to define system specifications and work collaboratively with business analysis teams
  • Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired solution
  • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility
  • Plan and design the structure of a technology solution · Communicate system requirements to solution delivery, development and testing teams
  • Evaluate and select appropriate software or hardware and suggest integration methods
  • Assist with solving technical problems when they arise
  • Ensure the implementation of agreed architecture and infrastructure
  • Address technical concerns, ideas and suggestions
  • Monitor systems to ensure they meet both user needs and business goals
  • 5+ years practical experience
  • Proven architecture, design, and implementation experience with large scale projects;
  • Experience in developing IT Strategies;
  • Ability to conceptualize and translate business requirements into end-to-end technical solutions;
  • Extensive experience of Microsoft and Oracle technologies;
  • Experience at providing technical leadership to project resources to meet project deadlines and ensure project objectives are met;
  • Ability to review architecture designs, to identify issues and risks, escalating them as needed;
  • Experience of developing detailed knowledge of all aspects of the application development cycle;
  • Ability to understand and define software and hardware capacity requirements based on system or user requirements;
  • Innovative thinker with strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to learn new technology and ability to learn quickly;
  • A broad understanding and knowledge of industry technology trends; and
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Project delivery and Project Management methodologies as used in large integrated
Additional Information
  • Quarterly performance-related profit share
  • Certified Great Place to Work for 10 years in a row
  • Career Progression (496 CPD Promotions in last 12 months)
  • Generous Holiday Allowance
  • Employee Discount Scheme - available online and in a wide range of stores
  • Flexible and Remote working Options
  • Lunchtime activities including but not limited to fitness, yoga, financial advice and wellbeing
  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare Cover
  • Offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role
  • Wide range of reward schemes including:
  • Version 1 Excellence Awards (annual)
  • Fostering several Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging schemes
  • And many more exciting benefits… drop us a note to find out more

This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing  Microsoft Consultancies in Ireland & the UK. 

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Personal Commitment
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  • Great Place to Work® #1 Mid-size India (2022)
  • Great Place to Work® Europe (2022)
  • Best Workplaces for Women award, Ireland & UK (2022)

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