Solutions Architect

This new full or part-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

The University of Exeter has opened a number of new and exciting opportunities in its IT and Digital function. The university is developing a new ten-year strategy where digital ways of working will be central to delivering our vision and goals. The digital transformation will impact profoundly on our workplace design, the skills we develop, the way our students learn, and the way we work and collaborate, and we want to ensure that this transformation has our staff and students at its heart. We are investing in digital technology and skills development to strengthen our education, research, and partnerships, and to meet the needs of our community.

Exeter IT is a key enabler for this vision and is key to delivering the University’s Values and its world class reputation. The IT & Digital strategy will support the growing ambitions for education, research and professional services, and exploiting the opportunities from changing technology will enable the University to thrive in an increasingly digital environment. What makes Exeter IT different is its defining characteristics: strong leadership, active collaboration, forward thinking, and delivering at pace. We expect our staff to be comfortable with responsibility and be innovative and creative in the delivery of IT and digital services. Being able to adapt to the momentum of change and having the freedom of action will enable staff to deliver IT solutions that will have a positive impact on our students, academics, and professional services staff.

Why our staff love working here

The role

Working with key stakeholders as part of a team, the Solutions Architect will establish the vision for multiple IT solutions. The Solutions Architect will be responsible for defining the baseline (as-is) and target (to-be) business, information and technology architectures to deliver the vision.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification available on our website.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.                          

Further information

Please contact Mike Westwood, [email protected]