We are Hermes, the UK’s leading consumer delivery company handing over 270 million parcels per year with a 15% growth year on year for the last five years.
We are embarking on a journey, utilising cutting edge technology to ultimately engage our customers at every touch point in their digital experience.
As a team, we innovate and challenge the status quo to meet the needs of our broad and varied client base.
We believe that every team member will play their part in achieving the goals of the team, department and company.
As an individual, you'll have the support to grow and progress your career. We are building a learning culture, where it's safe to fail, and failures seen as learning opportunities.
We are establishing a team of skilled individuals with a passion for technology.
Working in a fast paced agile environment, using eXtreme programming and software craftsmanship principles to produce high-quality solutions at speed.
You will be responsible for working alongside product managers and business change project teams to clearly understand the product vision and be capable of translating this into IT Solution Designs.
The successful Solution Architect will have experience of working within both a waterfall and agile project delivery methodology. Using the appropriate techniques and tools you will provide technical advice, guidance and leadership for IT projects within Hermes to translate the needs and aspirations of the business into technical systems solutions, whilst aligning to the longer term IT strategic vision.
The post holder will work closely with the Enterprise Architecture function to help shape and promote the architecture roadmap and to deliver solutions that adhere to the agreed architecture principles.
The ideal applicant should be able to demonstrate a strong technical background in a broad range of technology domains and be able to demonstrate working at an authorative technical level driving forward architecture vision and strategy with the organisation. The applicant must also be able to demonstrate strong stakeholder management and be able to represent IT in initial business engagement activities.