I am currently working with a leading engineering and manufacturing business who are looking to recruit a Solution Architect for an initial 12 month contract based in Derby. The main duties of this role will be: - Assessment of business requirements; collection, identification and approval of technical specifications. - Subsequent development of technology solutions that meet the project solutions. - Designing solutions in accordance with enterprise architectural standards and reference architectures. - Operating in concert with the enterprise roadmaps delivered by the Enterprise Architects. - Affecting the design of reference architectures for optimal operation based on project implementations and requirements. - Defining/agreeing Functional Design Specifications. - Providing technical oversight over vendor solutions (including options) to ensure correct design interpretation. Applicants will need to have experience of: - Prior experience of working with analysis tool sets. Siemens products in particular will be desirable. - Strong prior Solution Architect experience - Exposure to multi supplier environments Alexander Mann Solutions, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business.