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Solutions Architect


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH London, ENG, GB, N1C 4AG GB

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Working from home

We’re looking for an experienced Solutions Architect to join our Strategy and Architecture team, focussing on Customer Management and Data related projects. You will be part of a thriving product, engineering, data, operations, and digital community who together design, develop and operate all of RS’ global digital services. We work on some of the most exciting product developments and enterprise initiatives, and we design the technology solutions to support these.

The successful Solutions Architect will have a passion for technology and everything that goes into creating great solutions. That includes code, software, products, platforms, people and processes. You understand how to use the latest engineering and architecture techniques, working with internal teams, vendors and partners alike to achieve the best outcomes


What you will do

  • Develop the architecture & overall design for major/strategic projects in line with the output of the Enterprise Architects and providing the boundaries within which the engineering teams can subsequently deliver.
  • Support, and actively participate in, robust governance processes relating to target and transition conceptual, logical and physical architectures for application/technology solutions
  • Facilitate the process of making Key Design decisions, ensuring that all key stakeholders can contribute to the process.  
  • Communicate the reasoning and implications of key architectural decisions to senior management stakeholders
  • Contribute to cross functional Design Working Groups to discuss, agree and communicate key design elements.
  • Ensuring that the programmes, projects, and initiatives are aware of, and comply with, the documented Architectural governance processes.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching for less experienced members of the Solution Architecture team.


A bit about you

  • An experienced Solutions Architect with demonstratable experience with design (e.g. methodologies, diagrams, analysis, specifications)
  • Experience of working with Master Data Management systems, particularly for Customer data
  • Experience with large enterprise customer management architectures, particularly Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Customer Data Platform (CDP) systems
  • Demonstratable experience with Marketing Technology platforms (campaigns and personalisation)
  • Previously worked with Analytics, Machine Learning and Business Intelligence


We are RS Group

RS Group plc (formerly known as Electrocomponents plc) is a leading global omni-channel industrial product and service solutions provider to customers who are involved in designing, building and maintaining industrial equipment and operations, safely and sustainably. We stock more than 700,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of product and service solutions to over 1.2 million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 60,000 parcels a day.

Our vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


RS Group BrandsRS, RS America, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, RS Safety Solution, RS Integrated Supply.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


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