SOA Solution Architect / Designer

SOA Solution Architect / Designer

Job Title: SOA Solution Architect / Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £475 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5803
Contact Name: Mark Crorkin
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2017 09:58

Job Description

SOA Solution Design

The successful candidate will need to translate requirements into a solution vision, system specifications, and implementation tasks in accordance with the overall requirements, IT strategy and architecture; and therefore deliver the overall technical IT solution design for the project.
Key Accountabilities

Reporting directly to the Project Manager you will:
Work closely with the Solution Architecture and Design teams providing them with assistance to produce the solution assessment.
Work within a structured SOA Governance model, being responsible for Service Registry, SOA Blueprint, Common Data Model and SOA Principles and Policies.
Perform and be involved in data modelling to ensure that the Common Data Model is used to ensure consistency of schema interface designs.
Produce service definitions schemas (WSDL/XSD) using Enterprise Architect, XML Spy and SOAP UI.
Create the Service Specification document and present it at peer reviews.
Once the design is complete, signed off and released, the designer will be required to work with the development team to ensure that the design is understood by the developers and the coding is completed accurately as per the service specification.
Work closely with the testing teams to validate and support the creation of testing strategy and scripts.
Work closely with development and testing teams to during testing phases and carry out defect triage prior to design/code fix.
Support the operations team during testing, project go live and warranty.
For legacy service, candidate should be able to read and understand the SOA code so that they can create solid designs based on existing functionality and the required solution.
Mandatory Requirements

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Solution Design Experience: Minimum 4 years of experience in designing and developing applications using Oracle SOA Suite. Strong background in Analysis and Design required.
Project Environment: Proven ability to deliver projects in dynamic, fast paced and challenging corporate environments.
Qualifications: IT related degree or similar
Optional Requirements

It will also help your application if you can show:

Functional/Technical Experience:
Service Oriented Architecture practices and principles;
Best practices
SOA Solution Design and Integration Knowledge
Best practices
Oracle SOA Suite
Oracle Service Bus
Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)
Oracle WebLogic
SOA Security
SOA Suite Configuration
Industry experience: Telecoms (and banking) background would be desirable.