SAS Solution Architect


SAS Solution Architect

Full Time / Permanent

Location: You can pick from the following base locations Telford, Southend, Worthing, London, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle. You are expected to be flexi to travel to client site as / when required with expenses covered

Flexi working available

£85k-£90k Benefits Package

As a trusted, approved and preferred recruitment partner to this prestigious consultancy organisation, we have been asked to assist in the recruitment of a SAS Solution Architect. Our client offers excellence in career growth, professional development and a coveted personalised benefits package.

We are looking for solution architects who have the experience & ability to operate across multiple technology and business domains. You should thrive on variety and enjoy working across the full lifecycle of a project. Our solution architects generally operate as technical leads within a project or programme team from the onset of solution design and development through to final delivery and implementation into Live Service. As part of the overall end to end delivery, our solution architects often support the development of commercial proposals and additionally will own the technical solution governance at all stages.

As a solution architect, you will have responsibility for the ownership of the solution design through the delivery phases, be responsible for working through the technical challenges and decisions in partnership with the project and engagement management communities to safely deliver the solution into Live operation.

We expect our solution architects to have experience of a wide range of technologies including public and private cloud business solutions, best practices and general ways of working. This experience is essential to influence and advise of the most appropriate solution options and to be highly credible with both our clients and senior internal stakeholders.

Here are some of the key activities of the role:

* Design, architecture design and implementation of complex end-to-end SAS 9.4 -> SAS Viya solutions.

* Advising our clients, in terms of architecture/infrastructure, platform and engineering best practices using SAS 9.4 and Viya solutions.

* Challenge the status quo, and provide an alternative point of view as and when required.

* Take ownership of the client requirements, deliverables and accountabilities to ensure adherence to Architecture Governance processes, industry best practices and to maintain consistency with clients’ Architecture vision

* Drive the solution development and documentation of solution designs ensuring good architectural practices are observed through the lifecycle of the solution development

* Provide oversight of architectural direction for and on behalf of our clients

* Working with agile development teams and delivery architects through all phases of the solution lifecycle

* Take ownership of the solutions and be the face off to our internal and external senior stakeholders

* Develop excellent working relationships with our clients to become their trusted advisors through boldness and honesty

* Relationship management of the technical relationships with vendors, third parties etc…

* Ensure solution delivery is performed according to agreed specification

* Own technical problem management and resolution relevant to the solution development

Please apply for more details.

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Contact Name: Mandy Chow
TJ/3127/SAS Solution Arch_1655825269
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