IT Solution Architect

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United Kingdom
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As you work through new design pieces, you will have the ability to trail and test new technology, and evaluate their potential use in our environment. We facilitate testing by allowing you to

Your role has 3 main aspects:

Produce all necessary design documentation in line with business requirements
Seek approval of designs before handing over to our in house development team
Keep all technical documentation up to date and available for the team to use

Key accountabilities

Solution Design

For each project, or improvement request, produce a comprehensive design document, including any changes to the infrastructure, functionality, data structure and controls. And user experience.
Handover documentation to the in house development team for implementation, and verify that all development are in line the design.
Where possible, break down design in independently developable packages, helping the team get faster results.
Documentation Knowledge

Keep our technical documentation, including infrastructure diagram, functional map, data structure and controls up to date.
Where necessary, update Standard and Emergency Operating Procedures, and hand over to our support team to perform ongoing maintenance task

Role specific requirements

Skills & Experience



Java, Tomcat, IIS (Web technologies in general)

Oracle and MySQL databases, hosted in the cloud

Microsoft Azure, Windows virtual machines, Office 365


Self-driven, taking initiatives, excellent communication (English)


Quick to pick up new systems/environments and grasp the logic

At ease with datasets / data management / data integration and transfer

Able to explain complex IT concepts to non-technical crowds

Able to innovate/use innovation to generate more efficient systems/new products



Understanding of the Data Centre Colocation business

Key applications: SugarCRM, Kayako, HubSpot, FNT Software

Other languages: EU languages/Japanese

Training/Certifications: Agile/Scrumb, Project Management, Any mentioned technologies.

What we offer:

Colt is a growing business that is investing in its people. We offer skill development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location.

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:
•Flexible working and relaxed dress code
•Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
•Pension and insurance options
•Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
•Business mentoring
•Discounts with local hospitality and retail providers

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