Job description


Solutions Architect (0778)

The Role

We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated individual to work as a Solutions Architect to join our Architecture team based in our Sheffield Head Office, or our Leeds and Manchester offices.


Irwin Mitchell is a people business and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance through our expertise and client understanding. We are renowned for our human approach to law which differentiates us in a highly competitive market. We have been recognised for the diversity of our workforce and are committed to being a great place to work for the people who currently work with us and those who join us in the future.


Over the past 10 years, we have grown significantly to become one of the largest legal businesses within the UK and we believe it is our great people that attract our great clients. This is a really exciting time for IT and for Irwin Mitchell as a whole, as we move through a significant business transformation endorsed by our Executive Board. This will mean a completely new digital workplace, increased use of cloud-hosted solutions and the move to a new set of client focused digital services.


The Role

This role will be responsible for delivering the application and technical architecture for IM, working with IT, business colleagues and third parties to design and assure all future IT solutions. In your role as Solutions Architect, your main responsibilities will be in:


• Technical delivery of projects to realise the business strategy and deliver client value
• Building strong technical relationships with selected suppliers and engaging in procurements

• Helping further define our technology strategy for a digitally enabled future  

We’re particularly interested in people with experience of moving to SaaS products and other cloud hosted business solutions.


Further Information


We recommend you read the full job description and this can be obtained by contacting Kathryn Johnston.


Your application should include a full CV, highlighting relevant experience, and also indicate your remuneration expectations.


This vacancy will be closed once we’ve received a sufficiently strong pool of applicants, so please don’t wait to apply. We’ll arrange a brief telephone interview with those who are successfully shortlisted prior to inviting for a face to face interview.


The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, S3 8DT
  • Business Area:
    Group Services
  • Team:
    Enterprise Architecture
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
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    Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield
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