Solutions Architect: Visa Sponsorship available

Vitality

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About The Role

Visa Sponsorship is available for this role if required

Team – Vitality for Business – IT

Working Pattern – Hybrid – 14 hours of the week to be worked in any of the Vitality Offices (Bournemouth, London or Stockport). Full time, 35 hours per week.

We are happy to discuss flexible working!
 

What this role is all about:

The Solution Architect is accountable for ensuring that our technology solutions are designed and implemented according to Business Requirements and IT Development Standards to deliver towards strategic goals.

This is a specialist role, providing technical leadership across a number of solutions for a value driven customer journey.

You will play a key role in designing end to end technology solutions and supporting engineering teams throughout the SDLC. You will be experienced in providing design documentation, and reviewing or contributing to ICD’s, IT governance and Standards.

You will work alongside other Architects, Principal Software Engineer, business analysts, UX designs and developer teams delivering incremental releases that generate business value.

Key Actions

  • Working closely with the technology teams, designing solutions that cross technical, product and application boundaries. You will ensure that changes are designed, developed and delivered in compliance with policies and standards
  • You are the point of contact for resolving any architectural issues
  • Acts as an SME for technical changes in order to provide estimates for new initiatives or product enhancements
  • Owns, creates and maintains Solution Design documentation and seeks relevant sign off
  • Contributes to Design standards and patterns, and forms part of the governing body of EADA
  • Supports Projects and Product Enhancements throughout the development and delivery lifecycle
  • Assists in Incident/Problem management, Root Cause Analysis and definition of solutions
  • Works closely with the engineering team(s) – encouraging continuous improvement in the development, build, test and maintenance of the system
Essential Skills needed to fulfil this role:
  • Demonstrable experience working as a Solution Architect using a range of different technologies (ideally including Java/Spring, .NET, JavaScript, micro services, containers, databases, cloud technologies)
  • Demonstrable expertise in the use of appropriate tools/technologies for the design, development, build, testing & deployment of a wide range of applications
  • Confident communicator – able to present complex technical issues in a clear manner to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience of Agile Methodology (ideally SAFe)
  • Work independently and collaborate effectively across the organization
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

So, what’s in it for you?

  • Bonus Schemes – A bonus that regularly rewards you for your performance
  • A pension of up to 12%– We will match your contributions up to 6% of your salary
  • Our award-winning Vitality health insurance – With its own set of rewards and benefits
  • Life Assurance – Four times annual salary

These are just some of the many perks that we offer! To view the extensive range of benefits we offer, please visit our careers page. Fantastic Benefits. Exciting rewards. Great career opportunities!

Who We Are

At Vitality, everything we do is driven by our core purpose. To make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives through our market-leading health and life insurance and the Vitality Programme. We empower our members to take control of their wellness and develop long-term healthy habits.

Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to diversity and inclusion because it’s good for our employees, for our business, and for society. To learn more please visit our Careers page.

Vitality’s approach to sustainability

Vitality is a business that drives positive change. We reward people for making and sustaining healthier choices. But healthy people also need a healthy environment. To learn more please visit our Careers page.

About Us

Vitality is an award-winning, dynamic and vibrant financial services provider, with a ground-breaking vision for the future, where individuals are enabled to succeed and are rewarded and recognised for their contribution to our business. We’re the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices – a key element of our Shared-value model. With 1.4m UK members and more than 25m globally, we’re out to make the world a healthier, happier place. This applies as much to our people as it does to our members. #LI-Hybrid

Working for Vitality, you’ll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best. We think work should be fun and sociable, and we want our people to get the most out of every day. Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved. Wherever possible, we will consider a variety of working options to suit your lifestyle, whether that be hybrid home/office working, flexible working and part or full time employment. It’s what we call offering shared values, because a healthy happy team is good for us, good for our members and good for you.

Find out why people love being part of the Vitality Team
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. If you are interested, please submit your application as soon as possible.

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