Solutions Architect

Competitive Salary

BGL Group

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As a Solutions Architect you will get to drive great architectural delivery within the Software Engineering community. You will be accountable for the delivery of our target architecture, the Design Assurance process and the sharing of best practices.
This role will allow you to provide direction to the technical leads and provide expertise to both engineering and the wider business on technology to meet commercial requirements and improve security, stability, scalability, and speed to market.  As a Solutions Architect you will champion continuous improvement and technical excellence within the delivery team, whilst also proactively enabling cross team collaboration to ensure overall architectural integrity across all portfolios.
In this role you will coach and mentor Tech Leads in technical excellence and solution design to help empower the teams whilst also actively sharing your knowledge with other architects in all aspects of technology!
What will it take to be successful as a Solution Architect? 
  • Proven experience of delivering architectures to meet commercial objectives or improve security, availability, efficiency or productivity.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, good communication, and self-motivated.
  • Experience working with multiple patterns, domains, languages and persistence mechanisms as well as distributed systems
  • Advocate of lean principles, keen to code and perform research and development into new technologies.
  • Structured approach to governance and standards and eager to further technical excellence within the IDO pillar.
  • Active learner, both within your technical and professional area of expertise, & taking control of your own career development


Why choose us? 

As one of the UK's leading Digital Distributor of Insurance and household financial services to 8.5 million customers, we at BGL Group believe that great technology is a way to achieving amazing customer outcomes. We work with some of the biggest high street and global brands across a number of industries and we always aim to be on the top of our game in everything we do. We continuously look to push the boundaries with new technologies to deliver and disrupt the once complex market for our customers. Here at BGL Group we are truly passionate about building top class software, making our customers happy and clients successful.  

We grow because we are…  
We are AMBITIOUS. We’re obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability. 
We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learning's. 
We are AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it. 
We are UNITED. We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win together.  
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