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Solution Architect - Big Data Solutions

  • Location: Guildford
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 days ago

  • Sector: IT
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email: e.bainbridge@jamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Expiry Date: 22 February 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH77993_1641897595

Are you passionate about working with cutting edge technology and owning the design and engineering on projects delivering solutions that are central to our customer's missions? Join us as a Solution Architect at our site in Guildford…. (Hybrid working available)

As a Solution Architect you'll be working with our National Security Customers to own the solution design and engineering methods of their core mission applications, defining innovative solutions to problems, underpinned by robust delivery and engineering methods to deliver capabilities that are not only essential to their business, but they'll love to use.

Not only will your team be directly making a huge impact upon the systems you work on, you'll be doing it for an organisation who makes a huge impact to the security of the UK.

You will have experience of:

  • Shaping and driving solution thinking for complex bids and delivery engagements
  • Shaping solution designs following a structured methodology as appropriate to the project
  • Defining infrastructure requirements for a software solution to support a scalable and resilient application
  • Overseeing the implementation of the design in collaboration with other team members such as Application, Data and Security Architects
  • Ensuring the design meets key functional and in particular non-functional requirements, enabling through life scenarios of the solution to be satisfied
  • Working with customer technical authorities to ensure that they have a clear understanding of architecture and design proposals at an appropriate level
  • Working with Engineering teams to promote good practice in engineering methods, eg development, automation and testing
  • Retaining overall ownership of solution through delivery and transition into operation
  • Leading estimation efforts to develop an understanding of potential solution costs and delivery timescales

Ideally you will have applied it in some of the following domains:

  • Big Data solutions
  • Web Scale applications for the Cloud
  • Open Source and COTS integration
  • Integration patterns and architectures
  • Workflow systems

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (£££ offered depends on level of experience) and other benefits including pension, life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

*** Please note these roles require UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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