Solution Architect - Microsoft - 6 month contract

Job Title: Solution Architect - Microsoft - 6 month contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin
Salary: Negotiable
: asap
Job list.duration: 6 months
REF: Arch1102_1528987494
Contact Name: Simon O'Malley
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Solution Architect / Technical Architect - Microsoft Technologies - 6 month rolling contract

Solution Architect / Technical Architect - Microsoft Technologies - 6 month rolling contract

My Client are looking for a Solution Architects to join their Solution Architecture in Dublin city centre. The solution architect will design solutions to meet the requirements of the business aligning with the overall group strategy and architecture.

They will work with the delivery team to ensure that a quality solution is derived. The architect will be assigned to a business projects portfolio with project assignments dependent on their skills and experience, taking instruction from and report to the relevant team leads.


  • Proven track record in designing solutions that meet business needs and provide measurable business value
  • Minimum 2 years for designer role and 4 years for senior role.
  • Awareness of business environments into which the solutions have been delivered.
  • Good stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • High degree of technical knowledge across a wide range of platforms, products and technologies including data management and analytics
  • Significant analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, with unclear requirements.
  • Ability to produce concise, clear and accurate designs that meet business requirements and can be implemented successfully
  • Good verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Good presentation skills including confidence working at all business levels
  • Self-starter with the ability to show initiative and work without supervision
  • Proficiency with modelling techniques and tools - including conceptual, logical and physical data modelling / entity-relationship modelling, ETL design, UML notation


  • Previous experience working in a large financial services institution.
  • Knowledge of / experience with Microsoft technologies including MS Windows, Office, Sharepoint, Dynamics CRM, SQL Server, Analysis Services, PowerPivot, .NET
  • Experience as designer of data management, validation, warehousing, and analytics solutions.
  • Experience of procurement of off the shelf solutions.
  • Experience as project manager or workstream lead through the full lifecycle on a significant project.
  • Awareness of broader IT landscape including emerging technology trends and standards and how these could benefit the company
  • Experience with different approaches to development lifecycle - from waterfall to iterative / agile.

For more information, please get in touch with Simon - 01-5719703