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Solution Architect

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Specialist
Category: In the Office
Closing Date: 10/16/2018
Date Posted: 10/01/2018
Reference: 4484


Aer Lingus Recruitment
Solution Architect
Digital and Mobile Department, Dublin

Are you interested in growing your career with Ireland’s only 4 star airline? Applications are currently being invited for the role of Solution Architect. Based in Dublin Airport and reporting to the Enterprise Architect. 

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we offer you the opportunity to grow your career with one of Ireland’s most iconic brands. Take a look below!

Your role:

Translate business objectives into technology solutions
Focus on integrating various parts of a project into one cohesive solution that solves a larger technical problem(s), i.e. creating solutions that span multiple teams and functional areas
Create and be responsible for Solution Designs for D&M including  redesigning APIs and components as part of Delivery Transformation initiatives
Review solution designs provided by third parties ensuring alignment with EI strategy, principle and standards
Communicate vision and designs to all stakeholders 
Analyse problems and structure solutions for complex technology implementations
Contribute to IT strategy, architecture management, governance, technology evaluations and be instrumental in the technology decision making process
Responsible for Enterprise Architecture compliance at the portfolio architecture level
Consulted for input on project estimation
Support accurate project progress reporting, providing status & outlook information as required throughout the project

Your qualifications & key criteria: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent formal training
10+ years of work experience in multiple technology disciplines
Experience in a solution architect role working closely with Designers, Product Owners and Developers with a primary background in software development
Strong Design knowledge, including API design principles, SOA and similar design techniques
Experience working within Architectural frameworks and standards such as TOGAF, IASA or hold equivalent certification
In depth experience of full software lifecycle management 
Strong communications skills, both documentary and verbal, from deep technical through to business presentations at executive level
Experience working with Agile frameworks and processes
Ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
Strong stakeholder relationship management with ability to negotiate scope / approach of projects
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Eligible to live and work in the EU
Hold a current unrestricted worldwide passport
Provide 3 verifiable references
Able to pass a strict airport security vetting procedure which includes a 5 year back ground check* or be in possession of a current airside pass for the airport this position is based in

*If you are a non Irish Citizen, you will need to be in possession of a current police disclosure certificate from your home country. If you have lived outside the Republic of Ireland for more than 6 months you will also be required to hold a current police disclosure certificate from that country/countries 

What we offer:

Competitive salary
Generous paid annual leave 
Annual performance related bonus
Heavily discounted staff travel privileges with Aer Lingus and some select partner airlines
Prime location in Dublin Airport 
Annual salary reviews
Employer pension contribution to a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Life assurance cover
Income protection cover
Paid sick leave
Paid maternity leave
Paid paternity leave
Employee assistance program
Cycle-to-Work scheme and Tax Saver Scheme
Subsidised staff canteen 
Subsidised dry cleaners and various airport discounts
Learning & Development support through a catalogue of courses 
Opportunity to work in a team environment and to grow your career in Ireland’s only 4 star airline
Annual Make a Difference Day and team social events

Closing Date: Tuesday 16th October 2018


In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you eligible to live and work in EU without restriction?
  • Will you be 18 years of age on 1st September 2018?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Can you provide a verifiable 5 year background/employment history?
  • Can you provide 2 verifiable references?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in Ireland?
  • Is there anything that would prevent you passing our security clearance process?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)

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