Job Specification

Technical Solutions Architect

Purpose of job
Architect technical solutions for applications and toolsets across ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK

Reporting relationships
Business Applications Team Leader

Dorset Innovation Park, Winfrith

Employment status
Permanent, full time (37 hours/ week)



  • Design, develop, and activate technical solutions based on business requirements;
  • Review and understand system specifications;
  • Act as key technical stakeholder to improvements, suggesting concepts and directives;
  • Collaborate technically with external teams and Divisions to enable consistency and understand dependencies throughout the business;
  • Understand and proactively approach enhancement and change opportunities with applications and toolsets, factoring in risks;
  • Advise test and acceptance strategy to internal stakeholders;
  • Be a key part in developing IT applications landscape, linking together applications and toolsets to create efficient and effective results;
  • Work with Business Application Team Leader and Head of IT to turn the IT applications landscape in to roadmap;
  • Work with Business Application Team Leader to develop and maintain an Applications Catalogue;
  • Share knowledge and mentor/assists team members and other peers in specific technologies;
  • Maintain up-to-date awareness of industry developments and best practices;
  • Act as a key resource during Disaster Recovery and Major Incidents instances;
  • As much as possible, adhere to a software lifecycle - waterfall or agile, for example;
  • Become a key driver and architect of future ERP system transitions;
  • Be aware of Application Security and advise where and when required;
  • Maintain ability to continue technical work when required

Knowledge and experience (will be developed in the job role if not held)

  • Knowledge of ERP systems, Visual Studio, SSMS, Database Administration and Architecture, SharePoint, Teamcenter, Deltek Cobra, EPLAN, and other business applications;
  • Wide range of Interface and Integration skills, such as APIs;
  • Project Management knowledge;
  • Business Analysis skills;
  • History of application and software development;
  • 'Systems Thinker';
  • Detail-specific;
  • Proven ability to take initiative;
  • Problem-solving aptitude

Personal Qualities and Behaviours

  • Proactive and innovative;
  • Excellent collaboration skills;
  • Integrity;
  • Team player;
  • Flexible, adaptable, and reliable;
  • Highly motivated and energetic


  • Conflicting priorities;
  • Fast response to business demand;
  • Wide range of different customer behaviours and demands;
  • Flexibility with dependencies and timescales;
  • Adherence to company direction and requirements

More information
The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance).

How to apply
Please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post to Recruitment@uk.atlas-elektronik․com by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

    Winfrith Newburgh
    Dorset DT2 8ZB