Solution Architect

Architect

Ref: 893Monday 11 October 2021

Solution Architect

Permanent Job

Circa £80,000 – 95,000

Excellent Benefits

Mostly remote

Must be willing to travel on occasion (for clients)

Must be UK resident & able to be SC cleared

Multiple openings

 

The Domain

National Security & Defence – anything involving border UK Government Security standards. Policing, borders, biometrics, military intelligence etc.

 

The Role

This Solution Architect opportunity is with one of the world’s most successful enterprise-level technology consultancies. They have a fantastic technical & business reputation in the British market and work on some of the country’s most high profile, high value, & complex projects.

You will be working in the National Security & Defence Division of this client working to keep the UK safe - both physically & virtually.

This role is looking for a technical expert to work across many different teams whilst keeping a firm grasp on the bigger picture. The solutions that you will create will be wide-ranging in both scope & consequence.

Projects/ solutions could involve anything from agile app development to cloud adoption to devops platforms to service management. As such, someone with an extensive IT background across a broad range of technologies & disciplines will stand out.

      

The Responsibilities

  • Tech leadership & product delivery
  • Address customer issues & develop solutions
  • Own solutions from conception to execution
  • Technical & Solution reviews
  • Lead & direct work of technical staff within SLAs/ deliverables
  • Communicate to executives/leadership both internally & externally
  • Achieve buy-in & strategy agreement across teams & stakeholders
  • Take full 360 view of company policies & strategies
  • Work with business development, presales, & engineering teams
  • Proactively looking beyond individual projects & looking to enhance the company portfolio

 

The Requirements

  • Experience as a solution architect or designer working within large-scale complex projects
  • Domain knowledge & prior contacts within this sector will be very useful
  • Ideally coming from a software or a business solutions background
  • A talented technology generalist comfortable across a range of  technologies including but not limited to:
    • Software engineering/design/architecture
    • Cloud platforms
    • DevOps
    • Service Management
  • Commercial awareness
  • Very strong relationship builder & communicator

 

Please apply with CV to be considered. More client details provided if shortlisted.