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Solution Architect Contractor (Outisde IR35)

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £550 - £650 Per Day

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169349

Are you an experienced Solutions Architect who is looking to work for a leading, forward-thinking retail brand?

Are you looking for a role that requires excellent business consideration skills and the opportunity to deal with key stakeholders regularly?

Our client is a leading retail company in Newcastle and they’re looking to bring in a Contract Solutions Architect (Outside IR35) to assist in covering a bout of illness for 6-8 months.

The role will require someone with solid experience in the retail sector, supply chain management and Microsoft Dynamics 365. This is a solutions-driven environment where the focus is on efficient delivery on a wide range of point-of-sale solutions.

This post will involve working in the office initially but will be open to remote working further down the line.

Role responsibilities:

  • Engage with key stakeholders and other business functions to understand the business requirements and how these can be fulfilled within the constraints of the Enterprise Architecture.

  • Work with Project Managers and Business Analysts to support the Project Initiation phase of projects and continue into the implementation phase as the point of contact for projects where architecture input/confirmation/adjustment is required.

  • Work with vendors to understand their capabilities, products, and service offerings to contribute to technical designs.

  • Produce detailed solution designs that fulfil project requirements to define interfaces between systems.

  • Support the test process, contributing to and/or reviewing test scripts and assisting with remediation of any test issues.

Required knowledge:

  • Solid experience in the retail sector directing efficient implementation of point-of-sale solutions.

  • Experience within supply chain management positions.

  • Extensive experience and understanding of Dynamics 365 and its intricacies.

  • Experience as a developer as one or all of the following: software developer, hardware configuration, databases, network and implementing, configuring and supporting 3rd party products.

  • Experience and solid understanding of the Microsoft Cloud sSack, Azure especially.

  • Experience of the Agile/ Waterfall methodologies.

If you’re interested in this role, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.