Job ID 338074
Are you a Senior Solutions Architect looking for your next challenge?
As our new Solutions Architect you will join a rapidly growing team working on one of the largest and most comprehensive IT sites in the UK and will be the end-to-end owner of a solution from feasibility to delivery. You will be responsible for driving the architectural direction of all tasks allocated by the Programme or Principal Architect ensuring the solution has continuity from an architectural and design perspective throughout the delivery lifecycle.
What you will be doing:
Create and implement the end-to-end solution/technical design ensuring alignment to the strategic technical architecture
Ensure the solution/design process is adhered to by all SMEs
Lead technical SMEs to ensure a full collaborative approach to design is guaranteed and all areas of concern contribute to the design process from the earliest point
Ensure the solution meets architectural goals that include usability, performance, security, reliability, maintainability, reuse, supportability, and compatibility. In addition, ensuring that the design meets the client's requirements.
Provide solution and technical SME input to appropriate levels where internal skills do not exist (e.g. when new technologies are being investigated)
Ensure the project adheres to the agreed design lifecycle and that the correct design documentation is produced at each stage
What you will bring:
Good understanding and knowledge of virtualisation platforms, VMware in particular – VMware's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Zero clients
Previous experience of the Implementation of private and hybrid cloud technologies based on the VMware platform and automation platforms such as vRealize
IT Security Solutions (Policy Based, Physical, Environment Hardening & Software) & Provisioning and Implementation.
Security monitoring platforms – SEIM
Endpoint Management (Device Control, Data Protection, Application Control etc.)
Good understanding of Microsoft Infrastructure covering Windows Server 2012 / 2016 administration, Active Directory design, SCCM / SCOM deployment
Would be great if you had:
TOGAF 9.1 Certification
Cloud architecture certification (e.g. AWS / Azure)
Project Management experience
Software Defined Networking and Cisco ACI deployment
ArchimateEmployment type: Full-time, permanent
Location: Salisbury- Hybrid working
Security Clearance Level: SC Cleared currently – Willing & eligible to undergo the DV Clearance
Internal Recruiter: Carolyne
Benefits: £5,400 car allowance, 25 days annual leave with the option to buy additional days, private medical, life assurance, pension, and generous flexible benefits fund which is 3% of base salary
If you are interested in this role but not sure if your skills and experience are exactly what we're looking for, please do apply, we'd love to hear from you!
Although this role is advertised as full-time, we support many ways of working and can offer a range of flexible working arrangements. So, if you're interested and need to work flexibly, we encourage you to apply and talk to us about what might be possible.
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Our Aerospace, Defence and Security business designs, develops and deploys digital solutions that bring clients enduring business value across the UK's Public and Private sectors. We foster a culture in which employees feel valued and supported, delivering exceptional rates of customer satisfaction in the UK's most complex safety- and security-critical markets.
We embrace difference as a source of creativity, innovation and competitive advantage and are striving to become a more diverse organisation. We welcome applications from people with a diverse variety of backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We have partnered with Vercida , the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site, where all our vacancies are available in an accessible format.
If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, to enable you to perform to the best of your ability, please let us know when completing your application. We participate in the Disability Confident scheme and are committed to offering an interview to any candidate with a disability, who meets the minimum criteria for the role. If you believe this could apply to you, please let us know when completing your application