Software Architect

  • Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy
  • They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology
  • Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems
Ref: ZR_6169_JOB  ·  Posted on 07 June 2021

Introduction

  • Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy
  • They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology
  • Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems
  • Our client makes it their business to understand the clients' key issues to provide end-to-end tailored solutions
  • With extensive experience in communications systems, electronic sensors, and information assurance and in both the civil and military domains, they understand the technical complexities of modern and future systems
  • The team of over 350 engineering consultants develop new concepts, capabilities and systems to protect what matters most to their clients
  • Our client remains a British centre of excellence for world-class innovation and engineering
Key responsibilities
  • Technical leadership of multi-disciplinary engineering teams
  • Act as the ‘voice of the customer’, liaising with Delivery teams to develop winning propositions
  • Lead the production of technical proposals and bids
  • Maintain and develop client relationships as directed by the Campaign or Account Team
  • Support customer account team by contributing to strategy and documentation
  • Work with Delivery Management to highlight technical risks and optimal resourcing skills
Skills & experience
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience as a software architect and developer in multiple languages
  • Experience of cloud architecture in private cloud, and commercial cloud systems (such as AWS, Azure or GCP), and both traditional and cloud-native services
  • Familiarity using Agile delivery methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Experience of working with in Business Development, and authoring complex bids

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Specialisms in Cloud Security, Infrastructure as Code, Data Science or AI/ML technologies
  • Certification in AWS or Azure
  • Product Owner experience in large Agile projects, with SAFe certification useful
  • Familiarity with systems engineering and enterprise architecture using TOGAF or MODAF
  • Information Security experience or accreditation (e.g. CISSP)
  • Knowledge of commercial and contractual frameworks
Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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