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Solutions Architect - Applications

Location Reading, United Kingdom
Posted 21-May-2019

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.

Locations: London, Surrey (Leatherhead), Reading, Corsham, Bristol and Gloucester

CGI provides secure, mission-critical solutions to Space, Defence and Intelligence clients

We have some exciting opportunities for IT Solutions Architects who are looking to join our Space, Defence Intelligence business unit. We 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.

Our roles are only available if you hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance.

Your future duties and responsibilities

Managing Common stacks for enterprise software: Middleware, Data Services, SOA, Tiered Web Applications

RDBMS (e.g Oracle MSSQL...) and NoSQL (e.g MongoDB)

Use of Open Source technologies and components to deliver enterprise class solutions

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

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

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

An understanding of, or exposure to, formal architectural methodologies (e.g. TOGAF, Archimate)

Understanding of requirements management, capability and benefit driven design approach

Understanding of software development lifecycles; Waterfall, Scrum, Agile and Test Driven Delivery

Understanding of infrastructure and network technologies and architectures

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


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 a CGI office 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.

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the centre of this change-supporting our clients digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, 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.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at (url removed).

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

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