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Solutions Architect

The Open University

Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £45,585 to £54,395 + £8,000 per annum Market Related Pay supplement*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th February 2024
Closes: 13th March 2024
Job Ref: 21517
 

Unit: Digital Services

Location: Milton Keynes

Terms: Full-time, fixed-term contract until 25/02/2025

Closing Date: 13 March 2024 - 12:00 noon

Flexible and remote working is an option but must be able to attend Milton Keynes as required.

Change your career, change lives.

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

Digital Services bring trusted design, data and technology know-how to the delivery of lifelong learning.

Digital Services are responsible for the digital information, systems and technologies used by staff and students across The Open University.  Covering all aspects of digital technology at the OU, from sourcing and maintaining systems, through to providing frontline IT support for staff and students.

The role

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Solutions Architect to join our Learning Products teams within IT. You will work with the business, other Architects within IT, analysts, and the Product Teams to develop great solutions that enable our staff to deliver fantastic services to our students, owning the solution from inception through to ongoing delivery.

You will design solutions based on Moodle and AWS cloud, as well as bespoke solutions, ensuring that they are aligned to our strategic direction and adhering to our architectural principles and processes.

As part of the wider architecture community, you will work to shape our architecture, developing patterns and standards, and supporting your colleagues to achieve their goals and covering where necessary.

Although this role is aligned to our Milton Keynes office, we are flexible on location across the UK, with the understanding of occasional ad-hoc attendance onsite.

Skills and experience

This role will suit you if you:

  • Possess demonstrable understanding of various IT architectural frameworks such as TOGAF.
  • Have the proven ability to design and document solutions based on business requirements.
  • Possess excellent communication skills, able to liaise and negotiate successfully with stakeholders, team members and suppliers.
  • Have obtained a degree level qualification with a significant computing element or possess relevant industry experience.

If you would like to discuss the application or recruitment process before making an application, please contact Resourcing Hub on 01908 655544 or resourcing-hub@open.ac.uk quoting the reference VRF 21517.

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply’ button above

What you get in return

We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. This includes thorough induction into the organisation and regular reviews of your training and development needs.

We also offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term. Staff Benefits include an attractive pension proposition and 33 days holiday per annum pro rata, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days. *This role currently attracts a temporary Market Related Pay supplement of £8,000 per annum which is due to be reviewed after 1 year in post.

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