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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

Solution Architect

Solution Architect required by our market leading, award winning retail sector organisation in Bristol. This is a hybrid role with 1 day a week in Bristol but with flexibility.

You will be the technical authority, overseeing and providing high level solution architecture and design across enterprise systems, focused on ERP – Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, and core applications/system.  You will be responsible for outlining technical solutions to support a range of key business initiatives within a dynamic business environment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with key business stakeholders alongside the Enterprise Architect, Business Analysts, and Delivery Team, internal technical resources and third parties.
  • Understand and appreciate business requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
  • Collaborate with the teams to guarantee completion of each project, and ensure the deliverables and artifacts are in line with the proposed solution, and each component is testable.
  • This role is internally customer facing, with cross-functional interaction from Commercial, Finance, Marketing, Operations, and IT departments, and externally facing to third party technology providers.
  • Set, update, and ensure adherence to overall application architecture direction for Technology
  • Ensure that technical solutions are not limited by design, and are able to support business requirements and anticipated future growth
  • Manage design elements of tactical and strategic initiatives to ensure they do not become limitation factors
  • Determine and document HLD and LLD design to meet requirements, including application components and integration approach, where applicable
  • Support detailed design activity across application set, and ensure adherence to solution design and architectural principles

Required Background:

  • Experience as a Solution Architect, Technical Architect, or similar for a retail or wholesale business, with a track record of owning application architecture and solution design
  • Involvement in project and business change delivery in a customer-facing commercial organisation (i.e. project planning, requirements gathering, design, development, testing, and implementation)
  • Ability to map out existing architecture, identify strengths / weaknesses, and act on this initial analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills
  • Structured planning, organisation, and time management skills
  • ERP functional and integration experience
  • Integrations/Middleware experience, preferably Azure Integration Services
  • SQL/T-SQL Experience


  • Supply chain experience
  • Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Functional
  • Workflow management experience
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Power Platform experience

This fantastic role comes with a basic salary of £70,000-75,000 p/a and is accompanied with a 10% annual bonus plus an excellent benefits package which includes: 25 days holiday, contributory Pension, Life Assurance (3x Salary), Health Care, Free Parking and a generous product discount to name a few.

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    Advertised by:

    Richard Crowcombe

    A Senior IT Recruitment Specialist with 20 years experience in the delivery of permanent staff, contractors and project teams to clients across the UK.

    TEL: 07979154556

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