Service Architect

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    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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    Competitive Salary+ Package

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    Jonny Mills

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Service Architect


Salary circa £80,000 + Car Allowance, 15% bonus, pension etc

We have an opportunity for a Service Architect to join one of our major global clients based in Basingstoke. The role will support defence projects which are critical to our country's national security.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Complete responsibility for service design
  • Designs larger, more complex service solutions and can manage the work of specialists contributing to the design and implementation
  • Using company prescribed methodologies, produces service designs with risk and cost elements that are accepted by the overall Solution Architect or Project Manager
    * Shapes service 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, producing detailed implementation plans
    * Manages service designs through implementation, without any requirement for significant design changes
    * Represent at customer forums, conferences, and professional bodies to build reputation in the market place.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Experience of service architecture design for major IT systems
  • A detailed knowledge of service delivery concepts and techniques with strong operational understanding of service supply chains
  • Self-motivating, objective setting, and with strong negotiating skills
  • Client-facing skills at senior-level discussion, with the ability to communicate ideas to senior executives
    * The ability to express a pragmatic and thorough design, taking into account any conflicting priorities of the business or Customer
    * The ability to write coherent, concise, and readable technical documentation, cost models and implementation plans
  • The ability to hold a large and diverse design team to a single agreed approach, and to ensure that there are no gaps between the various components.

Please apply by following the link provided or contact Jonny Mills at Experis for further details.