IT Solutions Architect - Closed

Date posted: 30/09/2019

Closing date: 18 October, 2019 4:00 pm

Hours per week: 35

Salary: £40,480 - £44,235

Location: Merseyside

Employment type: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT Solutions Architect within the IT section.  Reporting directly to the IT Technical Solutions Team Leader, this senior role will be responsible for the design/selection, development and implementation of fit for purpose systems and services into the production environment.  The successful candidate should have significant demonstrable experience in a multi-disciplined IT team and in particular extensive experience of designing, developing, supporting and maintaining solutions using modern programming tools.  Experience in the development of collaborative services using Sharepoint, Office 365 or similar is also required.


Effective design, implementation and maintenance of business services

Demonstrable experience in the majority of the following areas:

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles for building a scalable application
  • Experience of design, development and implementation of business applications
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns, knowledge of concurrency patterns
  • Design, development and maintenance of VB.NET applications using Team Foundation · Server for source control and Visual Studio for Integrated Development Environment
  • SQL Server to create databases, database objects and performance tune T-SQL code

SSRS or other reporting tool

  • Power BI
  • Sharepoint Online
  • Office 365 and Teams
  • Data management methodologies
  • Production of detailed documentation
  • Understanding of development lifecycle and change management processes
  • Multi-discipline 3rd line support


  • Active Directory
  • VMWare
  • ITIL Foundation
  • Understanding of IT compliance and security principles
  • Coaching and mentoring of staff

Closing date: 4pm Friday 18 October 2019

Application forms and further details are available from The HR Team, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN, or by visiting our website at

Completed application forms can be sent to:


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