Solutions Architect


  • London
  • £70,000-£80,000
  • Closing date

This vacancy is for myBench Ltd - The other half of our business that offer Consultancy & Software solutions for marketing and data purposes. 

We’re Bench. In a world of disruption, we help clients transform their organisations and drive value, through the practical application of business strategy and technology. 


We do this through our unique approach of: 

Think – formulating and justifying business strategy and transformation

Act – implement the right people, processes and technology 

Apply – practical application of technology and experience for business value

We are part of the St Ives Group ( set up to be an alterative to big consultancy, big technology and big integration by focusing on the provision of granular subject matter expertise and experience.

Job Role:

This is a key role for Bench reporting in to the Director of Consulting and acting as the Directing lead of the Act part of our business you will have experience in the design and architecture of data & marketing technology solutions for large and small client organisations.

You will have extensive experience in existing technology and be naturally inquisitive towards new technology but with a healthy dollop of realism about how emerging technology can be applied to create immediate and long-term value.

You will be the key architect of the technology solutions we recommend for our clients with a generalist understanding of the how the following can be integrated in a tech landscape to solve a challenge:

  • Master Data Management toolsets (traditional & graph)
  • Data Management Platforms
  • Single Customer View technology
  • Cross Channel Campaign Management tools
  • Data Insight and Analysis tools in all their guises
  • Commerce Platforms and Toolsets
  • Content Management
  • CRM
  • AI and Bots and how these can be applied across the above

Experience in IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe, SAS, Pitney Bowes & Salesforce technologies would be a help.

You will have strong understanding of connectivity for example SSIS, API, and native integrations and their advantages and limitations and the skills required to deliver them. You will also be able to ascertain and pinpoint clearly where issues can occur.

You will be able to articulate in compelling ways in both written and verbal form the why behind your architecture. You will also be able to review and audit existing technology stacks to ascertain gaps or lack of use.

You will be able to support both Clients in their growth and development of solutions and work with New Business Team to help secure new clients. This includes responding to requests for proposals from clients and prospects.

You will be able to represent the company in the market and be able to talk confidently about your subject matter.

You will be able to direct and manage both our internal experts and our external partners making sure we maintain our reputation for subject matter expertise.


Why should I work for Bench?

Outside of a strong remuneration package and incentives we are a growing business that recognizes the impact individuals have on its success – we want you to make a difference and we want to recognize you for this.

We have the support of an expanding and developing group that wants to see us be successful but capitalize on the opportunities it brings.

We want you to be able to embrace the future changes in technology and the workplace and help our clients embrace these as well.







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About Us

We take a different approach to recruitment. Instead of treating you like a commodity, we take the time to really work out what makes you tick.

Fantastic experience working with Dan, he displayed outstanding efficiency, passion and professionalism throughout. I look forward to working with Bench in the future.
David – Candidate (Head of Data)