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IT Solutions Architect – Infrastructure

Job Title: IT Solutions Architect – Infrastructure
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Various
Salary: 55000 - 65000
REF: IT Solutions Architect – Infrastructure
Contact Name: Claire Hallet-Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

IT Solutions Architect – Infrastructure


London, Corsham, Bristol, Cheltenham & Leatherhead

To £65K plus extensive benefits


Due to the secure nature of this work, all candidates must be British Nationals and be eligible to hold UK Security Clearance to SC level or higher.

Candidates looking to step up to a Solution Architect role will be considered.


Your future duties and responsibilities:

·         Managing Common stacks for enterprise hardware

·         Delivery of infrastructure and network solutions

·         Contributing to bid proposals in terms of estimation and documentation

·         Knowledge of the creation of solution architectures across multiple business domains

·         Network design

·         Security architecture

·         Design of storage solutions

·         Designing or implementing disaster recovery and high availability solutions

·         System sizing

·         Good understanding and/or experience of virtualization

·         Knowledge or experience of containerization

·         Implementing (rolling out or refresh/upgrade) back-end server systems


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

You need to have proven experience of:

·         Formal architectural qualifications such as TOGAF / Archimate

·         Working within a technology rich environment

·         An understanding of DevOps processes, automated deployment and cloud architectures

·         Demonstrable solution architecture experience within enterprise environments

·         Understanding of infrastructure and network technologies and architectures

·         Track record of working in a pre-sales environment supporting sales teams

Desirable skills:

·         An appreciation or requirements management, capability and benefit driven design approach

·         An appreciation of software development lifecycles; Waterfall, Scrum, Agile and Test Driven Delivery

·         Knowledge of working in the Government, Space, Defence or National Security domains covering Tactical, Operational, Strategic and Back Office environments

Our projects are based in our offices or client site but may require travel to other locations. The successful candidate must be able to spend time working away from home, if required.


Position Description:

Our mission is “keeping the world safe”. Would you like to work for an organisation with over 40 years’ experience delivering secure, mission-critical IT solutions to Space, Defence and Intelligence clients.

We have some exciting opportunities for IT Solutions Architects, and need junior, mid-level, senior and lead IT Solutions Architects, based in multiple locations, working for a range of clients and at different security levels.


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Our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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