Senior Solution Designer Visa Sponsorship Uk

February 9, 2024
£41.6 - £44.7 / year

Job Description



The University of Derby is a challenging, intriguing, and ever-changing environment to learn, as well as an extremely rewarding place to work.

Our educational atmosphere is exceptional, and because we specialise in discovering and developing individual potential, you can be confident that you will receive all of the support and encouragement you require to achieve a meaningful career with numerous prospects for advancement.

Our combined higher and further education offering spans campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield, and we have some of the greatest university facilities in the UK, having invested more than £200 million in facilities over the previous decade.

We produce excellent results in our teaching and research, and with over 34,000 students choosing to study with us each year, we rely on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services professionals.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious, we provide our employees with a family-friendly, satisfying profession with several prospects for advancement.


About the role

Join our team as a Senior Solution Designer!

Are you a visionary problem solver who can transform difficult business challenges into unique technological solutions? We’re looking for a proactive and experienced Senior Solution Designer to take the lead in developing and conveying our solution vision.

As a critical member of our team, you will help design the future of our integrated architecture, ensuring that it fits smoothly with our Solution Architecture plan and meets the changing needs of our dynamic company.


Key responsibilities:

– Create high-quality solution designs that bridge the gap between business challenges and technological solutions.

– Work with both technical and non-technical stakeholders to elicit requirements and ensure a thorough grasp of our university’s needs.

– Integrate current and future technical roadmaps and plans into solution designs.

– Perform horizon scanning to uncover new solutions and provide significant insights for the department.

– Work closely with business units and technical specialists to ensure solutions align with user stories and business needs.

– Instill confidence in our methods and solutions through engaging and persuasive communication.

If you’re eager to make a huge impact, drive innovation, and contribute to our University’s success, apply now as our Senior Solution Designer! Join us as we shape the future of technological solutions and make a difference in higher education.

For more information and informal inquiries about the post, please contact Head of IT Governance and Portfolio Delivery, James Eaglesfield, at

For questions about your application and sponsorship eligibility, please contact the recruitment staff at

Applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. While this position is suitable for sponsorship through the Skilled Worker Route, we urge that you evaluate your individual eligibility before applying. For further information, visit

To be qualified for sponsorship, you must demonstrate that you meet all of the essential qualities specified in the job description. Please be aware that similar experience will not be accepted as proof of needed qualifications.

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