Technical Architect - Defence Basingstoke / Bracknell £75,000 base salary Benefits incl. £6,400 car allowance, 15% bonus, 10% pension, family medical coverWe're looking for experienced Technical Architects to join our dynamic team, working alongside a team of dedicated professionals, you will be driven to provide better, faster, more effective solutions. This is a fast paced environment where you will have the chance to grow and build upon your existing knowledge and ability. The work is challenging, but overall it is extremely rewarding. You will work with the latest technology offering ground breaking solutions to everyday problems.The role will report into the bid team lead and encompass the following disciplines and responsibilities:Complete responsibility for technical input to qualification and business approval meetingsShapes technical proposals to be commercially acceptableTo take ownership of solutions for specific key areas and managing the impact of any changes which affect the architecture of the solutionLeads the definition of customers' overall IT architecture, designing new solutions of significant size and complexityMaintain reusable collateral for future opportunitiesInteracting with other Architect and programme disciplines during delivery and/or transformation to operations and EMEIA wide teams to ensure architectural conformance to process model and standardsManage 3rd parties and their technical deliverablesMay manage a large design team, defining the approach to larger/more complex solution deliveryWorks with customers to understand their business strategy and develop IT strategies and architecture for significant areas of their businessTechnical Skills (SME at 2 or more of the following):Virtualisation technologies.Server physical architecture design including usage of System Architect (preferable).Microsoft technology design and implementation.SNMPv3, Syslog, NTP design and configuration.Secure Systems hardeningStorage / backup and disaster recovery design and implementationExposure to cloud platforms e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc.Hands on experience building solutions from cloud solution components using tools like CloudFormation, Ansible or ChefExperience of creating cloud cost models and running cloud readiness assessmentsExperience of working with enterprise IT and implementing hybrid cloud solutionsAutomated infrastructure provisioningSQL, MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB VDI Please apply with a copy of your latest CV or get in touch with Georgina at Experis for more information.