Job title: Solutions Architect
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Functional Expertise: Contact Categories Job Title Position Sector
Pay interval: Daily
Pay rate: GBP £750.00
Location: Manchester
Job published: 10/05/2024
Job ID: 81961

Job Description

Solutions Architect (Boomi Integration)

Duration: 6 Months

Start: ASAP

Location: Manchester & remote (hybrid working)

Rate: £750 per day

IR35 Status: Inside


We require a Solutions Architect with Boomi integrations experience for our higher education client who are currently running a project to transform their Integration landscape. The scope of the project is to implement a new Integration platform and transition off legacy platforms to the new platform. The transition will involve a complete rewrite of the Integration services on the new platform.

As the Solutions Architect you will work with the project team to implement the platform and design the target state Integration services in line with industry standard patterns and best practices. You will need to help understand the current landscape and make recommendations on how best to evolve the current state. The role will work closely with the team to analyse, architect, design, plan and ensure successful implementation of, and transition to the new platform.

The Solutions Architect will report directly to the Strategy and Architecture Manager or a member of the Architecture team and will be responsible for ensuring alignment of their workstream to the rest of the transformation programmes taking place.

This is an exciting role that will have the opportunity to help deliver a strategically aligned programme. The role will also provide the opportunity to work with several highly skilled architects and help feed into the Architecture practice.

Essential skills & experience required:

Knowledge of the Boomi Integration platform and component architecture.

Hands on experience with Boomi including API Manager, Event streams, Atom, process developer, molecule.

Technically fluent in back-end Integration patterns (SOAP/REST/API services & other protocols and techniques).

Design and develop enterprise services using RAML & REST based APIs.

Experience in Agile / waterfall methodologies.

5 years+ experience designing and developing integration solutions.

Expert with APIs, scripting, and integration patterns.

Boomi certifications is advantageous.


As the Solutions Architect you should be able to demonstrate the following key responsibilities and duties:


Collaborate with business and technical teams to develop integration strategies and designs that aligns with the Enterprise Architecture and enables seamless communication between the client's systems of record and data sources.

Develop an integration blueprint for the project that aligns to the Enterprise Integration strategy and roadmap to drive consistent, reusable patterns.

Work with other enterprise architects (e.g. business, data, security architects, etc.) to analyse enterprise business context (business strategy and trends) and requirements across the enterprise architecture viewpoints (such as business, information, and solution) to derive the future-state technology architecture.

Takes full responsibility for ensuring that architectures balance functional and non-functional (e.g. integration mapping, security and data privacy, etc.) requirements across the business.

Collaborates with business analysts and business owners to validate requirements.

Establishes principles, standards, and strategy for integration services in line with the Enterprise strategy and ensures that they are applied correctly and consistently across all integration activities.

Leads system design activity that align with Enterprise Architecture, including high-level and low-level designs, in collaboration with the integration team and connected applications.

Takes responsibility for the technical integrity of solution designs, enforcing simplification and reusability of integration services.

Support the Project Manager in defining the high-level plan for the redesign of services and migration to the Boomi platform.

Estimate development efforts and exercise governance / assurance over the build and implementation process.

Ensures that all changes are managed effectively and contributes to formal reviews throughout the project.

Provides continued architectural expertise as part of the deployment and early-life support of any solution components.

Advises on appropriate quality standards and quality control processes relating to solution architecture.

Ensures that quality control activities (including testing and accessibility compliance) are carried out satisfactorily.

Attend quality reviews as appropriate.


To apply for this role please call Joanne Stanley - Tel: 01675 468926 or email:

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