Lead the development within large projects or programs of work involving a number of
developers (approx. 20), having ultimate responsibility for the design.
Carry out supervisory duties, including allocation of work, leadership, mentoring and
Drive Consistent Standards and approaches throughout the technical team.
Act in Leadership capacity to establish improved practices within the Solution Engineer Roles,
leading others to adopt improvements in quality or efficiency of the role to improve the
service provided by IT.
Keep abreast of developments in the IS industry and research relevant current and future
Act in a Leadership/expert capacity at the Designers Forum, promoting best practices to the
Actively identify and report project and system improvement ideas
Engage with Senior Stakeholders in the wider business to promote the Design and Architecture
of the IT Systems
Ensure technical solutions are consistent with the IT strategy and comply with the relevant IT standards policies
Use of extensive problem solving techniques combined with technical IT expertise to design
systems to resolve business requirements. The responsibility for whether a solution meets
business needs is held by the Solution Engineer.
Manage handover of development projects into a live support environment, taking responsibility of
ensuring that the implementation of the system has a minimal and managed impact on the users
of the system.
Work extensively with the systems architecture team including influencing approach and
Liaison with senior management team members
Manage the technical dependencies of the IT change plan within a mid to large -scale Project
or program of work, ensuring full and optimal utilisation of the technical resources allocated to
Take responsibility for defining and delivering the Solutions to Non-Functional (qualitative)
Play a key role in the Estimation of projects scope/size/time and resourcing requirements,
leading the estimation/resourcing of the technical team needs on behalf of the Project
Ensure the Solution is appropriately designed to handle errors, security risks,
disaster-recovery, compliance to regulation/legal stipulations.