Solution Architect (UK)

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Solution Architect

We are Inspera, one of the world's most exciting EdTech companies! Come join us on our mission to democratise educational assessment by making it more inclusive, fair and relevant to the 21st century.

Full-time · London or Remote (UK)

We are Inspera

We started our journey in the small fjords of Norway and now work with leading educational institutions worldwide, enabling them to deliver digital exams to students onsite or remotely. Last year, we facilitated 2,6 million exam submissions from test-takers in over 160 countries.

Our team is diverse too: 60% of our staff are international, representing over 25 countries. We believe in your uniqueness, and encourage you to apply for this position even if you do not have all the experience and skills listed below - the list is more indicative of what we are looking for. 

What we are looking for in our Solution Architect

As Solution Architect, you will be an important part of our Enterprise Projects Team. You will be working in an international environment with a team of enterprise consultants (Architects and Project Managers) interfacing our Product and DevOps teams on one side and large educational institutions or ministries across the world on the other side.  

About you

As Solution Architect the primary work tasks will include, but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for acting as the bridge between the customer and the product teams, having an ability to translate and scope technical and business requirements.
  • Working with the customer to turn business objectives into functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Responsible for understanding the customers business model, processes, user journeys and values in detail to ensure a successful translation of objectives to requirements
  • Provide functional and operational recommendations to customers and potential customers.
  • Pro-actively Work with customers to design new processes to support their change to digitisation of assessments
  • Articulate design solutions for Inspera’s customers, and articulate what is “out of the box” for Inspera Assessment
  • Create written and oral deliverables tied to Inspera Assessment product fit, high level business requirement analysis, and implementation effort.
  • Develop, document, and provide input into the product roadmap.
  • Implement and maintain best practices, standards & guidance for developing e-assessment solutions
  • Provide the functional content for Request for Proposal (RFP) and inputs to Request for Information (RFI), present RFP materials to cross functional client teams.
  • Work closely with other departments to identify potential gaps for future customers.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Relevant experience, including enterprise consulting experience
  • Educated to at least academic degree level
  • Experience in working with (or in) academic institutions or enterprise projects is preferred
  • Ability to deliver high-quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Ability to translate operational and technical requirements.
  • Experience in managing complex stakeholder environments
  • Understanding of different development methodologies including Agile, Waterfall and different project management frameworks
  • Experience using Atlassian Confluence and Jira would be an advantage
  • Passion, drive, energy, a sense of humour and a positive attitude are always a plus. 

We offer

We offer great development opportunities in a friendly work environment. You’ll have a high level of independence in the planning of your own work and tasks, and we want you to feel welcomed and recognised when you join our team.

• Possibility to contribute to change in the educational sector

• Fast paced and exciting environment in a growing scale-up company

• International work environment

• A full day of company updates and teamwork every quarter in Oslo (Online until Covid restrictions are lifted)

• Flexible working hours

• Competitive salary and benefits

• Brand new offices in central London or remote working


Location:

You will be working in a fast paced and diverse team of expert sales consultants, designers, project managers, assessment researchers, data scientists and engineers based at Inspera’s offices in London, Oslo, Stockholm, Aarhus and Timisoara.

Travel requirements

The main working location is our central London office, with the option to work from home as required. You should also estimate up to 30 travelling days a year for trips to other Inspera offices and for conferences and on site presentations to customers (Covid-19 permitting).

Please note, you must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom if offered this role. We are not able to sponsor a work visa or similar. Proof of your entitlement to live and work in the UK will be required prior to any offer being made.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact

Sofie Emmertsen at sofie.emmertsen@inspera.com

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new Solution Architect (UK)? Then we'd love to hear about you!  

Closing date: When we have found the perfect candidate!