Senior Architect - Infrastructure Solutions

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    Corsham, Wiltshire

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Emily Gandy

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Senior Architect - Infrastructure Solutions

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Role Purpose

The role holder may manage a small/medium design team. They are a competent design authority on larger or more complex solutions, demonstrating an understanding of the customers' business and commercial issues. They identify, design and deliver larger or more complex architectures, strategies and specific solutions.

Responsible for the design and communication of structures to enable and guide the design and development of integrated solutions that meet current and future business needs. Changes to service, process, organization, operating model and other aspects may be required in addition to technology components, and solutions must demonstrate how agreed requirements (such as automation of business processes) are met, any requirements which are not fully met or, and any options or considerations which require a business decision.

The provision of comprehensive guidance on the development of, and modifications to, solution components to ensure that they take account of relevant architectures, strategies, policies, standards and practices and that existing and planned solution components remain compatible.

Key Accountabilities

This role is for a lead applications architect to work closely with the customer to analyse their requirements and assist them with the implementation of their required solution. They will require knowledge/experience working with Defence in the C4ISR domain.

* Complete responsibility for technical input to qualification and business approval meetings, designing larger more complex solutions.
* Shapes technical proposals to be commercially acceptable to the customer and may make solution/service trade-offs.
* Defines the approach to larger/more complex solution development and acceptance testing, controlling technical scope and the work of the design team in order to ensure an acceptable cost structure.
* Represents at customer forums, conferences, and professional bodies to build Fujitsu's reputation in the market place.
* Establishes customer requirements for a solution building strong relationships and acting as a major influence in the customer choosing to work with us.
* Contributes to definition of customers' overall IT architecture, designing new solutions of significant size and complexity, and can manage the work of specialists contributing to the design and implementation.
* Shares knowledge with colleagues and makes useful additions to the Fujitsu knowledge base.

As well as working closely with the customer they will lead the team, providing an Iterative solution design based on limited information.

* IBM WebSphere ESB products e.g. IIB/Message Broker and MQ
* IBM Tivoli/ products e.g.