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Solution Architect - Integration & Automation

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Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Birmingham, GB

Company: Uniper



We have an opportunity based in either Birmingham, Nottingham or London for a solution architect to work in the Integration, Mobility and Automation area. The post holder will liaise with other teams in IT as well as the wider business and play a key role shaping company strategy, designing solutions and assisting development teams with project delivery



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • Take on responsibility for the technical design of mid-scale (up to million €), complex projects involving multiple additions/modifications to the architecture
  • Have supervisory responsibility for technical resources working on different work streams within a project or programme, ensuring that the design and technical standards are coherent across those work streams
  • Ensure technical solutions are consistent with the wider IT strategy and comply with the relevant IT standards
  • Balance day-to-day project work with ownership of the strategic direction for Integration and related system architecture landscape, matching business strategy with an IT applications strategy to help delivery this goal, and working with other Architects team to ensure unity of approach
  • Be active in an expert capacity in promoting best practices to the group and ensuring Integration and related strategies are aligned and embedded within all IT delivery areas
  • Play a key role in the estimation of projects scope/size/time and resourcing requirements, leading the estimation/resourcing of the technical team needs on behalf of the Project Manager
  • Deputise for service owners in ensuring delivery of application change and operational support as requried 



Who we are seeking

  • Strong educational background, preferably to degree level or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain technical details in non-technical terms, to influence senior stakeholders in the solution design, and to facilitate workshops and presentations in a confident manner.
  • Mentoring and coaching skills to enhance the development capability within the team and department
  • Ability to keep pace with external trends for integration and automation and to define technical roadmaps accordingly
  • Considerable experience of the full development lifecycle from initial architecture and design through to service enabling and transition
  • Knowledge of applicaiton architecture design techniques and best practice in a cloud hosted environment




Should you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact the Talent Acquisiiton Manager; James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy


Please note, any CVs Sent via email will not be taken into consideration, all applications must be completed via our online process.



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Part time possible,  
Start Date:
Salary: Excellent Salary + Flexible Benefits, Generous Pension, Bonus and Private Medical




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.