SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT Contracting Authority: Police Contract Length: 6 Months Location: WFH (Manchester) IR35: In Scope Pay Rate to Candidate: Negotiable Clearance Required: DBS Check upon offer Role Background Come and work for one of the largest police forces in the UK. They are responsible for keeping its diverse population of almost 3 million safe, spread over more than 1,200 sq. km. Manchester in particular has been billed as the most diverse city in Europe with its population speaking at least 200 different languages, leading to the city being named as Britain's "City of languages". The client is committed to ensure that the make-up of our workforce is reflective of the communities we serve and we recognise that having a diverse workforce makes us more approachable and relevant to the public. An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to join our Information Services Branch in the role of a Solution Architect. Role Duties: Responsible for the design and documentation of the architecture at the application layer. To further strategic objectives by acting as the application "gate-keeper" Supports the Business and other areas of IS Branch, by translating project requirements Develops solution architecture models for projects and plans to drive forward the strategy Provides expert advice on Police IT solutions and how they fit together The senior business functionality SME and technology "Gatekeeper". Maintains knowledge of complex enterprise architecture domains within the organisation, Works with the 3rd party suppliers, partner agencies and internal stakeholders Identifies the potential impacts of different technological solutions on the organisation Develops or contributes to business cases and business models to assess solution options. Responsible for ensuring that requirements are correctly translated Assess solution designs to see how they fit into the architecture. Contributes to the discovery and documentation of the c...