Lead Solution Architect

February 11, 2024

Job Description

Job title: Lead Solution Architect

Company: Currys

Job description: Lead Solution Architect – Salesforce

London (Hybrid Working)

Grade 5

The Lead Salesforce Solution Architect will be responsible for managing a team of solution architects and owning the technology roadmaps for our business-critical Omnichannel eCommerce solutions. They will evaluate our business needs alongside our chosen implementation partners and identify how technology can deliver those needs.

You will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for the end-to-end design of Currys’ Omnichannel eCommerce solutions
  • Lead a team of solution architects in designing solutions for one of our strategic programmes
  • Responsible for personal development of direct reports
  • Nurture and grow in-house architectural talent
  • Understand the business and IT requirements and write solution architecture documents that clearly articulate what needs to be done, both high-level design and detailed design including integration contracts
  • Ensure that all solution architectures or architectural increments are aligned to the target enterprise architecture, standards and principles
  • Assist and where practical own the design and documentation of all detailed design
  • Gather and analyse data to support assessments and recommendations

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Must have had the role as a Lead Solution Architect in an eCommerce environment
  • Must have extensive Salesforce Commerce Cloud and Service Cloud experience
  • Must have experience of working in an API First space
  • An understanding of Azure cloud hosting
  • Exposure to MuleSoft or similar integration platforms as well as legacy integration methods
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Worked in complex IT environment and fast-paced delivery
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to deal with uncertainty and deliver pragmatic solutions
  • Full SDLC experience in both Agile & Waterfall environments (Must have experience in agile methodology)

We’re one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits including:

Private medical insurance
Competitive pension scheme
Access to discretionary company bonus scheme
Life Assurance
Staff discounts and offers
Hybrid working

Beyond that, we’ll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. We’re building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.



Expected salary:

Location: London

Job date: Tue, 06 Feb 2024 23:12:58 GMT

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