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Solution Architect 38130

  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Salary: £638.72 - 638.72 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Software and IT
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 11 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 61913

Title: Solution Architect - 38130

Division: IT

Contract Position based at: Gaydon and Remote + site visits as required

Rate:  up to £638.72/day Ltd umbrella rate

Position Description:

A Solution Architect is required to join an exciting IT & Digital programme, transforming the IT Estate across all key markets and Domains as part of Jaguar Land Rover's Reimagine Strategy.

This exciting opportunity will require working in a multi-organisations landscape to provide oversight of the technical aspects of the transformation, ensuring the solution fits within the JLR landscape, and is delivered to JLR Standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in the relevant design and non-functional requirements process.
  • Reviews design documentation.
  • The creation and delivery of HLD documentation for project scope with JLR's remit.
  • Inputs Technical Criteria and assessment
  • Identification/Shaping of the remediation activities (where relevant)
  • Manage/oversee and in some cases execute the technical aspects of the remediation cutovers
  • Reviews Design Documentation from partners with a focus on integration and operability.
  • Acts as a technical escalation and support during build and testing activity
  • Supports development of suitable test strategy and approach.
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested
  • Build and manage relationships across multi-disciplinary work groups.
  • Lead Technical Design Authority Meetings
  • Act as a knowledge `hub' between business stakeholders and internal and external delivery teams.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in a wide range of IT and Digital centric projects and programmes, delivering Transformational Business change within the context of remediating legacy applications and associated infrastructure to being up to supported levels.
  • Demonstrable experience of acting as the accountable technical authority on lead on major projects and programmes, working with multiple partners and providing the design rigour and authority.
  • Previous remediation programme experience.

Experience Preferred:

  • An appreciation of IT infrastructure change projects and thus an ability to anticipate the type of concerns that should be mitigated through proactive engagement and communication.
  • Experience working within Agile teams to deliver project and familiar with Atlassian tools, specifically Jira and Confluence.

Additional Information:


Role can be undertaken under hybrid working practices, however attendance on sites at either Gaydon or Whitley, or our partner site (TCS) in Leamington Spa should be expected 1-2 days a week as a minimum.

To apply please send your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.