Junior Solution Architect


Job Number: 11876

Location: Acton Support Centre (123)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent



Dixons Carphone are undergoing an exciting digital transformation and expanding our Architecture team as a result. We are looking for a Junior Solution Architect to support our Solution and Domain Architects in delivering end to end technical solutions to the business. 


Role Responsibilities: 

  • Understand the business and IT requirements and write solution architecture documents that clearly articulate what needs to be done
  • Ensure that all solution architectures or architectural increments are aligned to the target enterprise architecture, standards and principles
  • Collaborate with solution architects and domain architects  to translate solutions into formal recommendations so that approval, priority and budget can be gained
  • Assist with the transition of projects into delivery teams and helps to ensure that knowledge is transferred, and the project is aligned with the solution architecture throughout the delivery process
  • Arranging knowledge transfer and shadowing with solution and domain architects
  • Creating and maintaining the system-level solution design.
  • Refine business requirements, especially non-functional requirements
  • Provide solution options to analyse and select the most appropriate design


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Willingness to learn and show a desire and ability to learn on the job.
  • Proven experience of analytical thinking by breaking down a problem or situation into its component parts and identifying the relationships between these parts.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate complex ideas in a focussed, simple and commercially relevant manner to peers and a senior audience
  • Ability to clearly articulate and portray the solution via presentations, workshops and solution architecture documents
  • Knowledge of business analysis, skills to include the ability to interpret and shape requirements
  • Some understanding of Application, Data, Infrastructure, Integration, Security, Web Architectures, so that end-to-end solution architectures can be defined
  • Retail or mobile telecoms industry experience (nice to have)


Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.


It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.