Solutions Architect

Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Government domains. Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients.

Ref: ZR_6027_JOB  ·  Posted on 07 April 2021

Introduction

Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Government domains. Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients. 

Consultants will be deployed onto projects immediately and are expected to have a deep understanding of the Defence and Government industry so that they can hit the ground running. 

Key responsibilities

As a solution architect, you will be responsible for the design, description and managing the development of solutions to support our client’s business strategies. Leading and/or supporting initiatives and introducing technical visions for a solution within the Enterprise Architecture Framework. Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Driving through customer strategies in often complex, mixed technology environments. 
  • Balancing technological and business solutions to address client needs. 
  • Defining features, requirements and development phases against which delivery must be made. 
  • Developing solution specifications in line with business strategies and appropriate frameworks. 
Skills & experience
  • A degree in a science, computing or engineering subject, or equivalent experience. 
  • Proven work experience as a Solution Architect, technology consultant or similar role. 
  • Experience with the use of Enterprise Architecture frameworks such as ISO42010, TOGAF, Zachman and the ITIL and IT4IT service architecture frameworks. 
  • Experience of systems design and delivery, applying engineering rigour through technical architecture modelling techniques. 
  • In-depth understanding of technology structure principles. 
  • Experience gathering and analysing system requirements. 

Industry Experience

  • Experience working within Local Government, Regulated Industries, Defence or Security and Intelligence markets is beneficial. 
  • Appreciation and/or experience of different delivery methods such as Agile, SAFe, Scrum and their approaches such as scrums, backlogs. 
Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan 
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme. 
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days. 
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid. 
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client. 
  • Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period. 
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