Consultant Solution Architect

Job Title: Consultant Solution Architect
Job Reference: CSAACT

Location: South East England
Job Type: Permanent

£45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: bonus and benefits
Sector: IT

Posted 16 days ago

Consultant Solution Architect (Security Clearance Required)

Location: On Site (Multiple Locations in South East England)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45,000 – £65,000 (Plus bonus and benefits)
Industry: Defence

We are working with a national leader in the IT consulting sector. They are an independent firm, that provide both business and technical services to the UK public sector, including departments such as the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Justice and the National Health Service. They specialise in design, procurement and delivery of digital services and associated business change activities, and they help their clients to determine and resolve management and tech issues and find new opportunities to improve services and performance.

You would be working as a Consultant Solution Architect, this role is a career development role that gives you the opportunity to work with a wide range of UK public sector and defence organisations whilst also being able to build on your own skillset in IT consulting and solution architecture. You will help clients to get the maximum benefit from their ICT investments. You will be supported by others as part of a team and provide high-value strategy, business analysis and procurement consultancy to ensure solutions align with business objectives. You would be expected to research and assess new and/or unfamiliar technologies developments and routes to exploit these in support of clients.

What you will be doing:
  • Defining end-to-end solution architectures including Business, Information, Applications, and Infrastructure views.
  • Solution definition on large-scale IT projects with responsibilities for defining complex technical requirements and evaluating supplier responses.
  • Supporting large ICT procurements, including developing procurement documentation, and evaluation strategies and evaluating bids.
  • Providing technical assurance to ensure that solutions are fit for purpose.
  • Providing technical expertise to your colleagues on other projects as needed.
What we need from you:
  • Enterprise and Solution Architecture development and review using EA frameworks and methods e.g., TOGAF, MODAF.
  • Business or systems analysis methods and tools, e.g. BPMN, UML.
  • Software delivery methods and techniques e.g. Agile methods such as SCRUM.
  • Software and API development.
  • DevSecOps and CI/CD technologies.
  • Information security policy standards e.g. ISO27001 / ISO27002, Cyber Essentials.
  • Programme and Project Management methods e.g. MSP, PRINCE2, DSDM, Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Public sector best practice guidance, e.g. ITIL, OGC toolkit.
  • Standard methodologies for:
    • Systems integration and testing.
    • Requirements capture and analysis.
    • Feasibility studies and business case development.
    • Information systems security.
*** Candidates MUST have or be eligible and willing to gain UK Security Clearance to apply for this position ***




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