Solutions Architect

Ref: ZR_7989_JOB  ·  Posted on 18 August 2023


This is a hybrid role with 1 day per week required onsite, the rest of the work can be done from home.

My client is a large defence consultancy and a major supplier to the Ministry of Defence, specialising in defence and national security. 

They are looking for a Solution Architect who has experience in Microsoft 365 and Azure to develop and deploy applications from an old platform to a new one.

Key responsibilities
  • Produce strategic technical and business roadmaps.
  • Create high-level and low-level technical designs.
  • Create Architectural design documents to a high standard.
  • Advise on current state and provide advice on new and emerging technologies.
  • Contribute to the creation of new standards and patterns.
Skills & experience
  • Ability to create high-level and low-level technical designs to guide solution development across a range of products, services, and technologies.
  • Exhibits strong Architectural practices.
  • The ability to create Architectural design documents to a high standard.
  • The ability to drive the technical adoption in products and services M365 (and Azure).
  • Sound understanding of security relating to M365 (and Azure).
  • Significant experience in developing in and maintaining the M365 Power Platform suite.
  • The ability to evangelise the M365 Power Platform to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Understanding and knowledge of IT service management (ITSM) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

Desired Skills:

  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies, platforms, and processing environments.
  • Understanding of technology, network, service, and security architecture.
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry.
Additional benefits
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 27 days) + statutory public holidays.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).
  • 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’.
  • Flexible Benefits scheme.
  • Discretionary Bonus scheme.
  • Enhanced family friendly policies.
  • 37hr standard working week, with an early finish on Fridays whilst operating a ‘Hybrid Working Model’*
  • Canteen facilities are available in some sites.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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