Solutions Architect – Digital Applications, Microservices, Azure, Stakeholder Management, Permanent –Manchester £65,000 - 75,000 A very well-respected Insurance Syndicate are looking for a Solution Architect to join their Group IT Division, which is responsible for the efficient delivery of technology and services to different areas of the business, with the aim of providing an external market advantage. The role will be centred around the translation of business needs into technical requirements. The business' architect division is currently being run by contract resource and as they look to shift away from this model, this will be the first hire in the team. Key responsibilities:Ability to work on enterprise-scale programmes with a focus on digital and cloud environments which include new development, application re-engineering and integration strategies.Ensuring solutions conform to internal technical architectural standards as well as external regulatory requirements.Documentation of existing and proposed architecture for various transformation projects.Experience RequiredA minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Solution Architect specifically around delivery around digital applications, software engineering, microservices and BPM.A very strong understanding of architectural concepts, methodologies, and approaches.Previous exposure to Azure cloud technologies is essential.Demonstrable knowledge and experience of technical architecture roles across all phases of the software development life cycle.Outstanding stakeholder management skills with the ability to present data to stakeholders at all levels. This is an exciting opportunity for a Solution's Architect to gain invaluable experience in a prestigious insurance company.Cornwallis Elt is an Employment Agency & Employment Business and has been listed 3 times in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 of the UK`s fastest growing private companies, as well as in the Recruitment International Top 250, Top 50 in IT and the Recruiter Fast 50 & Hot 100 reports.