BSS Solution Architect

Undergraduate degree
Functional areas
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At BearingPoint, we are growing quickly and have a number of exciting new projects to challenge the very best Solution Architects. We are working with a wide range of clients, on a number of complex projects that are transforming the way business is being done in the UK. We are looking for a talented Solution Architect for a permanent role in our high performance ITST (IT Strategy & Transformation) team.

The Solution Architect will be responsible for the design and management of the end-to-end architecture of the solution and will be responsible for ensuring that all the components of the solution integrate together.


  • Detailed design of the end-to-end solution architecture
  • Technically owning and managing the process of ensuring build and integration of the various elements of the solution
  • Technical liaison for any vendors
  • Quality assuring all contributors to the end-to-end solution
  • Managing the integration of the various elements of the architecture with the assistance from the technical team leaders
  • Act as a single point of contact on all technical issues for all of the technical team leads
  • Provide technical leadership with senior client technical and business staff
  • Review IT architectures and projects
  • Improve business processes and technology innovation
  • Research emerging technologies, processes and best practices
  • Work on the development of client bids and presentations of proposals to secure new business

Essential skills/experience:

  • Strong Telco skills (experience of working in Telcos fixed and/or mobile)
  • Experienced in solution design based on industry best-practice frameworks such as eTOM and SID
  • Experienced in architecture frameworks, such as TOGAF
  • Knowledge of CRM & Billing Solutions
  • Experience on state-of-the art web technology concepts and frameworks, such as REST and node.js
  • Strong track record in delivery of complex solutions
  • Experienced in architecture management within an agile project environment (SCRUM, Kanban, Lean)
  • Ability to implement Architectural Governance
  • Ability to write a Business Case and to deliver the an architecture aligned with the business case
  • Examples of successful projects demonstrating responsibility as the architect
  • Strong technical skills (background in technology)
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and intellectual curiosity
  • UML 2.0 skills and experience on modelling tools such as Enterprise Architect
  • Experienced in using Open source technologies
  • Integration and deployment of complex solutions
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • 3rd level degree in Computer Science (or related)
  • Passion for innovation and creative problem solving and ablility to evangelise development teams
  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluent English

BearingPoint does not accept unsolicited cvs from 3rd party recruitment agencies without a written agreement in place for placements. BearingPoint is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited cvs and no fee will be paid should the candidate be hired by BearingPoint.

Job information

Firm: BearingPoint

Location: London

Education: Undergraduate degree

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