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IT Consultancy


Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-02-26 00:00:00


Solution Architect

  • Solution Architect

    • Belfast, UK
    • Full-time
    • Department: Digital Development & Architecture

    Company Description

    We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.

    We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies.

    • No 1 Best place to work in Ireland #GPTW2023 !!
    • 6th Best Large Workplace in the UK
    • 10th place in Glassdoor Top 50 UK companies
    • UK & Ireland’s premier Oracle, Microsoft & AWS partner
    • Market leader in Oracle ERP and Cloud Applications
    • Consulting, implementation and support services
    • 3000 strong,€255m/ £220m revenue business

    Job Description

    This role works closely with Project Delivery to ensure that requirements for a new product or project are well defined prior to software development commences and provides mentoring, guidance and troubleshooting advice thereafter

    • This role will also have responsibility for shaping the direction of software design and build at all software development layers
    • Ensure best practice is applied to all software solution design, including the escalation of issues as necessary
    • To provide direction and guidance to all technical leads with regard to software build and to ensure alignment to overall solution design
    • To ensure all software build and implementation aligns to software development standards
    • To technically validate all new software development candidates as required
    • To provide mentoring assistance to the development teams where required
    • To assist in troubleshooting project/support issues when required
    • Recommends strategic direction for the software development roadmap including POC’s as relevant


    • Significant experience in Software Development and Agile Methodologies.
    • Significant or experience in full stack developer role.
    • Significant experience of current front end and back end development frameworks.
    • Significant experience in CI/CD and DevSecOps platforms.
    • Experience of leading software development teams.
    • Experience in Cloud Technologies and Platforms e.g. Azure.
    • Experience in Networking and Server Technologies.
    • Experience of Solution Architecture design and implementation.
    • Experience in secure software design and software security best practice
    • Ability to manage and co-ordinate stakeholder engagements and meetings.
    • Experience in incident, change management and transition processes
    • Reporting, documentation/writing, and presentation skills
    • Excellent Organisational skills.
    • Experience with a wide range of IT environments, platforms and applications
    • IT Qualification - Degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Prior Project Management experience.

    Additional Information

    • Quarterly performance-related profit share
    • Certified Great Place to Work for 10 years in a row
    • Career Progression (496 CPD Promotions in last 12 months)
    • Generous Holiday Allowance
    • Employee Discount Scheme - available online and in a wide range of stores
    • Flexible and Remote working Options
    • Lunchtime activities including but not limited to fitness, yoga, financial advice and wellbeing
    • Pension
    • Private Healthcare Cover
    • Offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role
    • Wide range of reward schemes including:
    • Version 1 Excellence Awards (annual)
    • Fostering several Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging schemes
    • And many more exciting benefits… drop us a note to find out more

    This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing Microsoft Consultancies in Ireland & the UK. 

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