Digital Solutions Architect
Digital, London
Digital Solutions Architect
Digital, London

Who we are:

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT Service Provider, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community. Some of the projects we have supported include the digitising of The Open golf tournament and applying Formula 1 technology to support medical staff at University Hospitals Leicester.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by putting people first.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment. Our Culture & Ethnicity Network gives our colleagues a platform to share their various backgrounds; Our NINGEN programme allows the new generation of NTT DATA employees around the world to connect and shape the future of our organisation and the “City Gives Back” allows us to support our local community that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic...and much more!

What you'll be doing:

As a Digital Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for defining and designing the architecture which underpins clients digital ecosystems. The Digital Architect demonstrates competencies in understanding business objectives. This involves having a deep understanding of business outcomes, capabilities, value streams and processes, and linking them to the portfolio of solutions (including projects, products, services and other systems).

The Digital Architect also provides guidance on best practices, new trends, approaches, and impending digital technologies and interacts with stakeholders to define future states while continuing to oversee current technologies and architectures.


  • Review and analyze user requirements, recommend and develop solution proposals to meet customer’s requirements and ensuring the alignment with enterprise wide digital architecture strategy.
  • Accountable for producing solution designs to maintain and improve digital systems
  • Develop and maintain digital platform architecture blue prints.
  • Keep up to-date with the latest digital technology trends, performing POCs and acting as a Coach for the adoption of the latest digital technologies.
  • Ensuring solutions conform to Architecture Principles
  • Delivery of Digital Impact Assessments, including sizing estimates for squad effort
  • Identify security impacts and circulate to other teams
  • Be responsible for the delivery of Digital architecture artefacts and review non-digital artefacts
  • Work with 3rd Party service providers when necessary
  • Understand key regulatory requirements (Ofcom, PCI, EU GDPR, Digital Economy Act etc.) and their potential impacts on Digital solutions/Products
  • Be commercially aware when assessing impact

What you'll need:

Skills & experience

Must have

  • TOGAF or any other relevant Architecture certification desired.
  • 7+ years of experience in solutions development, enterprise architecture, application development, middleware, database management or cloud development.
  • Demonstrate solid understanding of the latest digital technologies including Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, IoT, data science and analytics, cloud computing, Integration, DB technologies (relational, document) etc.
  • Demonstrable experience as a solution architect
  • Ability to present and communicate your design work
  • Experience in designing and deploying solutions in cloud-native enterprise applications in public, private and hybrid cloud models (AWS, Azure, GCP etc.)
  • Bring an entrepreneurship and product mindset to provide the technical leadership in the development of technical designs, functional specification and relevant documentation as per client standards.
  • Deep understanding of the microservices, headless and event driven and Integration architecture.
  • Ability to manage changing business and technical requirements in highly dynamic project environments
  • Previous experience in either an application, service or development role

Nice to have

  • Experience of Digital Experience Platforms such as Adobe Experience Cloud or Liferay.
  • Knowledge of Customer Data Platforms and their deployment within enterprises
  • Experience on Cloud Data solutions in the context of Digital Service
  • Experience of Telecom Domain Systems

...and finally:

Our team believes in hard work. We celebrate each other's success and are always honest with each other to ensure we grow together. We aim to build a strong professional community where each individual can mentor others and be mentored, and can grow professionally through training and support to reach their career goals. Our focus on clients, teamwork and foresight forms our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

To support your hard work and dedication, we will offer you the following:

  • 25 days of holidays, with the possibility to buy or sell 5 days within your first month
  • A MacBook or laptop
  • The opportunity, as we grow, to experiment within new industries and technologies in both Private and Public Sectors, including Insurance, Automotive, Financial, Government and more.
  • An online training platform with 3000+ courses, accessible from everywhere, to sharpen your skills
  • Support for training and upskilling
  • Industry leading employer pension contributions
  • …And much more!

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Service Line Manager

Robert Harris
Head of Engineering

Highly experienced applications delivery professional with a track record of delivering high quality solutions for customers above expectations and on-budget. Strong focus on architecture, engineering lifecycle and team development; with a sharp commercial acumen and a clear understanding of the business value of IT and future directions of the industry. Combines a deep appreciation of software engineering and technology with practical experience in applying architecture to strategic transformation.

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“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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