Power Platforms Solution Architect

Career Level:  07 Specialist
Posting Date:  24 Mar 2024


Are you eager to join a vibrant, fast-paced, and mentally stimulating environment? At ClearCourse, you will have the opportunity to further your skills and career as a Power Platform Solution Architect. Join our passionate team and work alongside talented professionals who will support your development.


About ClearCourse


Join a rapidly growing collaborative of disruptive technology companies working together to build a great software and payments business, with exceptional people and the best products and services. 

Across our portfolio of software platforms, we’re creating an environment where talented entrepreneurs and businesses flourish. Our team is over 900 people strong and supports over 20,000 customers across the globe. 

We have 40 brands located across the UK and internationally, with two primary UK ClearCourse hubs, in which multiple brands are located in London and Preston. These market-leading software businesses form our five  verticals; with our integrated payments platform, ClearAccept intrinsic to the entire organisation.


Working better together is central to everything we do, each time we add a new business we’re adding new ideas and innovation. Our mission is to help our customers build great businesses with our industry-specific software and embedded payments solutions. Our membership services platform is on a mission to revolutionize the way organizations manage their memberships. As a ClearCourse employee, you'll be part of a dynamic team that is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions and exceptional service to our clients.


Job Overview

A Power Platform Solution Architect is responsible for leading the design and implementation of complex Power Platform solutions using Azure Services that integrate with the Umbraco and other 3rd party systems. They will work closely with clients, stakeholders, and development teams to create secure, scalable and maintainable solutions that meet the client's business needs.

The role is responsible for technical review of Features and User Stories ensure their construct and division has a clear separation of concerns in partnership with the Business Analyst. This should lead to a documented solution design that is the best available within budget, thus providing estimates for Features and User Stories. Lead the development taking ownership of all technical aspects of security, code quality, deployment pipelines and process, support the development team creation and estimation of tasks during sprint planning, before ensuring the development team write quality code to agreed standards defined from the Principal Solution Architecture team through code review and the pull review process. These activities are focused on the primary objectives of the team delivery of target velocity for each and every sprint.

As a leader will mentor and grow your development direct reports ensuring that they learn and grow, this requires that you keep up to date with technologies in your and encourage your team to learn as well as performance manage them where required.


Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Planning

  • Delivery

  • Leadership

Required attributes and experience:


  • 7+ years of experience in software development, with at least 5 years of experience in Dynamics 365 CE and/or Power Platform

  • Completed at least 2 large (8 months+) end to end projects from conception to live

  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Power Platform, including PowerApps, Power Automate, React, PCF Controls

  • Experience with Dynamics 365 CE

  • Experience in integrating with Email Marketing solutions

  • Strong understanding of Azure services such as Azure functions, Logic Apps, Azure Service Bus, Azure DevOps, and other Azure services

  • Strong experience with C#, .NET

  • Strong experience in Unit Testing

  • Experience with CI/CD for Power Platform and Azure Services

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Good understanding of security and compliance best practices

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

  • Strong desire to learn new technologies and skills

  • Experience leading and mentoring a team

  • Knowledge of working with content management systems like Umbraco, Sitecore is beneficial

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field is beneficial

  • Industry certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Developer Associate, Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Solution Architect Expert or Azure Solutions Architect Expert is a plus

  • Experience as a Solutions Architect, leading development teams, and managing client relationships is also required


ClearCourse Employee Benefits

  • Life Assurance and private medical cover with cash plan

  • Group Income Protection and enhanced Company Pension

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay

  • Generous training budgets and reimbursement for professional memberships

  • Hybrid-working model with 25 days annual leave

  • 24/7 employee assistance programme including Peppy Health App

  • Bike to Work Scheme

  • Generous Recruitment referral scheme

  • Additional flexible benefits with the Perkbox platform, providing discounts and freebies from major retailers

Are you ready to take your next step or know someone who is? Apply to ClearCourse today!

Why ClearCourse?

We're a rapidly growing collaborative of disruptive technology innovators, working together to build a brilliant software and payments business.

As a ClearCourse employee, you’ll get the support and structure that you need to enjoy your work and develop your career while doing what you love and making a difference in a fast-paced and innovative business that has recently been named one the UK's Best Workplaces For Wellbeing in 2023.

At ClearCourse we're committed to an inclusive culture and are keen to attract diverse individuals who thrive in a flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and interview stages, please let us know.

Across our business, we’re investing in our people, expanding our expertise, and developing our vision. Want to get on board? We’d love to speak with you.