Solutions Analyst

South East England / Southampton, Hampshire
Competitive Salary
13 May 2014
27 May 2014
Technical Specialist
Analyst, Change Management, IT
Contract Type

As a market leader in the cruise industry, we operate spectacular ships all over the world. Join us in our Head Office in Southampton as a Solutions Analyst and you'll go far too, as you shape and estimate an incredible range of technology investments - from infrastructure to applications, and small changes to large programmes, both on ship and ashore. Working with stakeholders from the front line to executive level, you'll triage and cost technology investments - essentially transforming ideas for IT investment from concepts to actionable plans/proposals.

As Solutions Analyst, we'll look to you to support the IT department in making sound decisions on our portfolio of technology investments - making sure that all parties understand the benefits, cost and complexity of any proposed changes. That means you'll need to analyse our current capabilities, before proposing and co-ordinating the development of solution options. Validating the need for change and recommending solutions to IT stakeholders, this will include analysing the strategic value of proposed technology changes, the priority of competing change proposals, architectural choices and delivery options. Enjoying huge scope, you'll facilitate cross-discipline teams (including 3rd parties) to achieve a rapid turnaround of Rough Order of Magnitude estimates and co-ordinate and drive the trial, development and deployment of innovative new technology.

With experience gained in a fast paced change environment, you'll have an eye for detail and strong interpersonal, planning and organisational skills. A great problem solver with a logical and analytical mind, you'll also have experience of modelling processes, systems, data and infrastructure, and translating and validating business requirements.

We're looking for a Solutions Analyst who can work to agile methodologies and accurately estimate development, test and integration costs. So, if you've the rare combination of technical literacy, initiative and influencing skills, progress in a senior Solutions Analyst role that falls somewhere between Programme Manager, Senior BA and Solutions Architect.

If you've the drive to develop your career with a world-leading ship's company that comprises the prestigious P&O Cruises and Cunard Line brands, join us at the heart of our IT transformation.

Closing date: 2nd June 2014