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Solution Architect/Delivery Lead (Azure Cloud and AI) - Remote in Basingstoke

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Solution Architect/Delivery Lead (Azure Cloud and AI) - Remote working available



Join ICS.AI and help provide AI Transformation solutions leading public sector organizations in the UK. A start-up in its 3rd year, ICS.AI are a founder member of Microsoft’s AI Inner Circle and are fast becoming one of the leading suppliers of AI solutions to the Public Sector. ICS.AI has been profitable from year 1 and are one of the UK’s fastest-growing companies.  

 

We are looking for candidates with a strong interest in the world of AI solutions, particularly in virtual assistants. Some existing experience in this field is highly desirable but not mandatory.

 

Job description:

 

As a Solution Architect and Delivery Lead, you will be serving as the most senior technical team member within projects using your creative and problem-solving skills to envision, design and deliver the big picture for tactical and strategic AI enterprise solutions. You will be intellectually applying well-established and newly emerging Microsoft cloud technologies to customer-critical problems within agile and waterfall project delivery models. A strong technical background is required in .NET along with excellent analytical skills and the ability to lead engagements with customer stakeholders on multiple projects.

 

What responsibilities will you have?

 

·      Work across multiple projects as a thought-leader, subject matter expert and quality controller.

·      Work closely with Project Managers on the commercial and logistical planning activities around each project.

·      Provide oversight to identify and resolve critical path software quality issues to ensure project success.

·      Support strategic pre-sales engagements providing technical advice.

·      Contribute to operational delivery process improvement ventures.

·      Act as Product Owner in project engagements.

·      Lead the analysis, design and key progress activities with customer stakeholders.

·      Research and evaluate existing and emerging Microsoft services and tools where appropriate.

·      Define high and mid-level technical specifications based on functional requirements.

·      Own and manage escalated day-to-day technical decisions to engineer around emerging constraints and challenges.

·      Co-ordinate teams of developers and other technical specialists on projects.

·      Identify and take part in recruitment of technical resources.

·      Create prototypes, demonstrations and undertake development work.

·      Rubber stamp alpha testing and software releases.

·      Assist Support Engineers with debugging in development, UAT and production environments.

·      Maintain and repair existing applications where escalated.

 

Qualifications:

 

Bachelor’s in Information Systems, Computer Science or any related degree courses.

 

What skills & experience are we looking for?

 

·      Excellent communicator, fluent in English. Confident with customers and adaptable to different business domains and problem spaces.

·      A self-starter, pragmatic and a quick learner to skill up in new technologies.

·      Commercial awareness of consultancy-based software delivery.

·      Ability to work in a busy environment with multiple projects and apply expertise in different Agile roles as appropriate (Product Owner, UX Designer, Scrum Master and QA Engineer).

·      Competence with OOP, SOLID principles, design patterns.

·      Enterprise-grade development experience with .NET Core, .NET Framework, REST/Web API, OAuth, Azure services (AAD, SQL, C#, Storage, App Service, Functions, Logic Apps beneficial).

·      Web development with ASP.NET/ MVC/MVVM, client side (HTML5/CSS3/JS), React beneficial.

·      Microsoft 365, Graph API, SharePoint, Teams

·      GIT/TFS, CI/CD, Azure DevOps.

·      Knowledge of BDD, TDD and DDD approaches.

 

Highly desirable but not essential

 

·      Bot Framework V3 and V4, Cognitive Services

·      Containers

·      Microservice architecture

·      Machine learning technologies

·      Power Platform (Virtual Assistant, Automate, Apps)


You must live and have the right to work in the UK.


 

Extra information

Status
Closed
Education Level
Other
Location
Basingstoke
Working hours per week
4 - 40
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs
Profession Sub-category
Training
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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