Solution Architect

Full Time Guildford Surrey IT Job Pro UK


Are you passionate about working with cutting edge technology and owning the design and engineering on projects delivering solutions that are central to our customer's missions? Why not join our client as a Systems or Solution Architect. We are looking for architects with strong focus on network infrastructure and security architecture.

You'll be working with our global teams and be responsible for ensuring that the solution meets its functional and non-functional requirements, and the correct application of relevant technologies, processes and tool chains. You'll need to define innovative solutions to problems, underpinned by robust delivery and engineering methods.

You'll enjoy working as part of a team, working with other architects and engineers to get the best out of the team, allowing everyone to contribute the skillsets. You will be an excellent communicator both internally within your project, as well as externally to senior customer stakeholders to facilitate decision making and co-ordinate design activities with related teams.

What background are we looking for?

Extensive solution engineering experience in a high-performance secure environment from requirements and sizing through design and build to acceptance and test. Experience designing solutions where reference designs do not apply and need understanding of how a technology works to adapt it to a specific set of challenging requirements.

You will have experience in the majority of the following:

Through life engineering of complex IT solutions covering applications and operational aspects
Technical architecture skills to design solutions (build vs buy, COTS production assessment and selection, capacity and sizing)
Security and Governance systems experience -networking, services such as backup authentication, SSO, log management, health monitoring, patching
Ability to analyse and understand existing designs and requirements
Application deployment and health monitoring
Security architecture
Awareness of architecture and design using key technologies such as Elastic/ELK, AD, Veeam
Providing engineering effort estimation for potential solution costs and delivery timescales
Experience of interacting and presenting to both internal and external stakeholders to understand, influence and shape requirements and solution approaches

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