The Engineering Leader

Amar Mehan on the Role of a Solution Architect

May 22, 2022 Steve Westgarth Season 1 Episode 24
Amar Mehan on the Role of a Solution Architect
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The Engineering Leader
Amar Mehan on the Role of a Solution Architect
May 22, 2022 Season 1 Episode 24
Steve Westgarth

Amar is Lead Technologist at Boots where is focusses on leading solution architecture, tech design and governance for business solutions being developed across customer platforms including Boots.com and the Boots Mobile App.

In this episode we discuss the role of a Solution Architect and how individuals working in this capacity can help organisations to unlock agility. 

We discuss frameworks such as C4Model and explore how Boots have leveraged this to align stakeholder groups and ensure that the right level of detail is presented at the right time.

Amar goes on to share some of the challenges experienced working within a legacy tech stack and outlines some of the strategies employed at Boots that have enabled the organisation to embrace modern cloud native technologies to develop performant applications at scale.

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Amar is Lead Technologist at Boots where is focusses on leading solution architecture, tech design and governance for business solutions being developed across customer platforms including Boots.com and the Boots Mobile App.

In this episode we discuss the role of a Solution Architect and how individuals working in this capacity can help organisations to unlock agility. 

We discuss frameworks such as C4Model and explore how Boots have leveraged this to align stakeholder groups and ensure that the right level of detail is presented at the right time.

Amar goes on to share some of the challenges experienced working within a legacy tech stack and outlines some of the strategies employed at Boots that have enabled the organisation to embrace modern cloud native technologies to develop performant applications at scale.