Solution Architect

09 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Would you like to be part of something meaningful? Do you want to work on real projects that make a difference in the world? Are you ready to develop the skills and understanding you need for a career in IT through both training and hands-on experience?

Whether it's supporting our clients in the battle against terrorism and to frustrate organised crime, or helping them to support law enforcement and the UK military, working in the National Security sector offers both a demanding and rewarding career.

One of our key critical application development and management programmes, employing nearly 100 of our UK consultants, is looking for a Solution Architect to join our busy team.

Due to the Secure nature of the programme and client, you will need to hold the highest level of UK Security Clearance for the role. If you do not hold this level of clearance currently you must be eligible for this level. You should note that Higher Level Clearance (DV) is required or be prepared to undergo the necessary clearance process.

You will join our busy teams working on client site or within CGI offices. You will hold a senior position within projects with other CGI members as well as client and industry partners, in a number of different and exciting ways of working, often helping the client respond to ever changing issues via agile, flexible delivery means.
You will be leading the delivery of an on-going big-data project based on Cloudera Distribution of Hadoop for UK Government.

Your future duties and responsibilities: You will provide technical assurance for the delivery team, encourage adoption of technical standards and maintaining traceability of requirements, risks and architectural decisions and raising risks and issues
You will produce comprehensively documented designs, adapting and updating designs alongside client-based Senior Solution Architect and assess the technical and commercial impact of design changes. You will also assist with design and estimation for bids and proposals

Required qualifications to be successful in this role: You will be familiar with TOGAF or RCDA approaches and have strong communication and coordination with project management. You will have experience in validating solutions and identify defects and will be comfortable with being the primary technical representative from CGI, feeding back to the project team

Knowledge of big data systems based on Hadoop (Cloudera) / Spark

SC clearance required and the role is based FT in Leatherhead, with no remote working.

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