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Date Added: Mon 28/06/2021

Solutions Architect

Nationwide, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £60000 - £90000/annum benefits

Solutions Architect opportunity to join an award winning UK wide Software Engineering business working on some of the most exciting innovations in Technology.

As a Solutions Architect you will join one of the company's small, fast-paced, agile delivery teams; using agile methodology and DevOps techniques to design, build, and maintain cloud infrastructure supporting workloads for customers in the UK Government and Defence sector.

To be considered for this role you must be SC Cleared or able to obtain Security clearance - *That means you must be a British Citizen and have been living in the UK permanently for the last 5 years*

Position is Fully Remote ongoing.


◼ Draft technical Statements of requirements for cloud native applications and platform solutions. ◼ Define and asses technical architectures and solutions.

◼ Define technical and business requirements.

◼ Produce high and low level technical designs.

◼ Produce high level operating model designs.

◼ Define security controls and architecture commensurate with cloud and application security best practice.

◼ Define and select appropriate DevOps pipeline, process and tools.

◼ Define and select appropriate high level of coding languages, testing strategies and tools to be used.

◼ Define the tools and practices to be used to monitor and support cloud applications.

◼ Define service management practices/process.

◼ Architect and support delivery of on-premise virtualization (VMware ESX, vCenter) solutions.

◼ Architect and support delivery of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS public cloud (AWS & Azure) solutions.

◼ Develop and maintain all the necessary technical architecture documentation required to support security and architectural accreditation.


Solutions Architects will enjoy working on a variety of interesting and challenging projects, working in a team that have a proactive and can-do attitude to work. The business keeps up with emerging technologies and best-practices so it is important that you enjoy learning and continuous improvement.

Ideally you will have exposure to;

◼ Contemporary software engineering including selection and application of appropriate technology and patterns.

◼ Confidence working in a team developing full-stack solutions.

◼ Defining, installing, or supporting networking solutions.

◼ DevOps and the techniques which enable it - including virtualisation, containerisation, CI/CD and IaC

◼ Working in agile environments using methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban. All applicants need to be eligible for a full UK SC security clearance.

Benefits package includes:

✓ Flexi-time: plan your day to suit you

✓ Learning: Budget for conferences, training courses and other materials

✓ Social: Fantastic culture with regular social events

✓ Future You: Matched pension and health care package

Whole company meetings are held every quarter, and a training/work brief weekend is held once a year, amongst many other social events.
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