Solution Architect (SC Cleared)

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £450.00 - £600.00 per day

  • Job ref:

    191193_1601465117

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Our Central Government client require an experienced Solution Architect (SC Cleared)

A Solution Architect is needed to actively develop technical designs and approaches in support of a number of key programmes of activity and delivery over the next 8 months, with this including, but not limited to:

  • EDA design support to Tier1 hybrid hosting (on premise and Cloud);
  • EDA design support and assurance of the capabilities under Tier 1 End User Compute;
  • EDA support to other key Transform & Improve projects;
  • Defining key aspects of the NCA's enterprise architecture;
  • Development of EDA technical strategies, standards and reference architectures.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to write architectural design documents, or review design documents provided by others.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the Microsoft Windows concepts, Domains, Active Directory and its concepts, and the interaction between hardware, operating systems, network, data centre, and application software.
  • Proven ability in clearly presenting technical approaches (strategies) to CxO level as well as external partners.
  • Ability to articulate complex technical subject matter in ways that are understood by a non-technical audiences and to clearly articulate the risks as well as the benefits in a similar manner.
  • Experience within Secure Government organisations as a technical architect or infrastructure architect.
  • Experience in designing and implementing secure 'On Premise' Infrastructure Solutions.
  • Experience in designing and delivering secure infrastructures within cloud environments (Azure, AWS).
  • Excellent understanding of Government Security processes and procedures.
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture methodologies and frameworks and extensive experience of their application.
  • Broad and up-to-date knowledge of IT capabilities and services including cloud computing, end user computing, on-premise hosting, identity and access management, virtualisation, application development and management, device management, mobility solutions, secure gateways and remote access, management infrastructure and cross-domain solutions.
  • Experience of technical design and formal review of technical solutions.
  • Experience of the effective adoption and implementation of IT standards and frameworks.
  • Proven experience of supervision or first line management.
  • Experienced in effective decision making.
  • Experienced in technical architecture and design within planning and project work. Proven experience of developing design artefacts under a number of architecture frameworks e.g. MODAF, DODAF, TOGAF.
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