Brit Insurance • London

Solution Architect

Employment type:  Full time

3 days/week at home

Job Description

We’re looking for a Solution Architect

About Brit

At Brit, we believe that the uncertainty of the future should never stand in the way of progress. That’s why we exist. To help people and businesses face the future and thrive. We are change-makers enabled by a global workforce who collaborate to deliver a risk service. A team empowered to help our customers not only to survive the risks they face, but to stay on the front foot and keep moving forward. We believe the uncertainty of tomorrow isn’t something to fear but to seize; that it’s full of potential. Not only for our customers but our employees too.
We might write the future of risk for our brokers and clients, but we would love to help you write your future at Brit: a future based on not just progressing but on thriving – both professionally and emotionally. If you’re looking for a place to make a real difference read on.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll join our highly motivated, state of the art and forward thinking Technology team, participating in the innovation and delivery of technology that support Brit’s digital objectives. You’ll will translate business needs and functional designs into functioning software or technology designs and deliver/develop common foundation architecture components that conform to known successful patterns, and that support evolution toward the future-state architecture. In some instances, you will join team looking to disrupt the market with leading edge technology solutions.

A day in the life

Your cloud-first Azure technical abilities will shine in analysing enterprise business context to derive solution and technical architecture at program and project scope whilst considering all aspects of solution design and being the main technical interface between the project and enterprise planning team, ensuring alignment to Enterprise Architecture principles, practices and roadmaps.

You’ll enjoy analysing technology trends to determine their impact and benefit to Brit and oversee or consult on technical architecture implementation or modifications, promoting the architecture process, its outcome and ongoing results.

Key to the role is the design or architecture based upon OO, DRY and SOLID principles and the creation of prototypes and evaluate 3rd party software with proof of concepts as well as facilitating the preparation estimates and proposals for delivery tasks by 3rd party vendors.

You’ll document technical architecture design and analysis work in solution blueprints, complying to EA guidance and aligning to Brit’s 3-year roadmaps, strategic principles and practices. Following a configure before buy, before build principle.

Hopefully you will enjoy the additional responsibility of leadership, mentoring and Influencing of technical development teams.

We welcome everyone wholeheartedly

We’ve got a truly diverse, genuinely inclusive work environment. We comfortably and confidently bring our whole selves to work, because we know we’ll be respected, valued and accepted whoever we are. Our Employee Resource groups are safe spaces for people to share their experiences, aspirations and suggestions about how we do things.

Company benefits

Shared parental leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Non-contributory pension
Annual bonus
Share options
Life assurance
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Carer’s leave
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Compassionate leave
Menstrual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Volunteer days
Employee assistance programme
Salary sacrifice
Charity donation scheme
L&D budget
Enhanced sick pay
Enhanced sick days
Mental health platform access
Travel loan
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at Brit Insurance

Company employees

Approximately 650

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London & Bermuda

Hiring Countries


United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023

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