Enterprise Architect / Solution Architect

Enterprise Architect / Solution Architect

Job Title: Enterprise Architect / Solution Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £80000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17312_1630928419
Contact Name: Kathrine Gorman
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2021 12:40

Job Description

Enterprise Architect / Solution Architect

My client who is a British Defence technology company, is looking for an Enterprise Architect to help with increasing their digital gain. The Enterprise Architect will lead clients through their Digital and Data Transformation and leverage a range of digital and data focused technologies, including Cloud, Analytics, Internet of Things (IOT) and artificial Intelligence. This is an exciting opportunity to enable our clients' customers around the world to achiever information advantage through exploiting digital and data technology.

Key Accountabilities

1.Strategy: Set the technical/capability/solution strategy across Land Information Advantage, leading in definition and realisation of objectives set out in the Integrated Strategic Business Plan (5-year business plan).
2.Strategic Relationships: Build and retain strong relationships with customers, partners and colleagues across all levels, both business and technical.
3.Leadership: Lead a team of technical SME's and engineers from across the company across Information Advantage proposition development and Strategic Captures.
4.Proposition Development: Forming a virtual network of Land Information Advantage experts, working with them to develop the solution and service propositions (including identifying synergies between them across customers and geographies).
5.Customer Engagement: Engages at senior level acting as the key interface in shaping Customer requirements and priorities, then applying company capabilities to fulfil them.
6.Business Development: Oversees design of solutions which drive development of business with new types of solutions and with new customers.
7.Capability Development: Works with the Capability Area Leaders to identify the capabilities required to deliver the Land Information Advantage propositions. This includes how new capabilities can be applied, as well as identifying and on-boarding partners.
8.Thought Leadership: Leads on development of white papers and other thought leadership material, presenting papers to senior audiences and conferences.
9.Technical Assurance: Ensures that all deliverables (which includes bids) meet appropriate technical standards, comply with statutory, regulatory, company and project specific processes and procedures, as appropriate.


*You will have proven experience operating in an Enterprise Architect/Technical Leader role, at a senior level, influencing and delivering significant propositions to customers (£10Ms - £100Ms).
*Depth of skills and experience across Enterprise Information Architecture; able to apply this to the benefit of forces operating in the Land domain, defining how data should be governed, managed and exploited to deliver decisive advantage.
*Specific prior experience in Land warfare would be helpful however not essential.
*Knowledge and understanding across application of Digital and Data focused technology, including Cloud, Analytics, Internet of Things (IOT) and Artificial Intelligence
*Strong commercial awareness with good knowledge of how propositions contribute to the business.
*Experienced in selling propositions, including producing high quality bid response material and proposals, as well as leading workshops and presenting to all levels of the customer as required.
*Leadership of diverse technical teams, providing clear direction to ensure alignment and effective collaboration.
*Able to identify and articulate the unique selling points of our clients' propositions alongside a clear value proposition, ensuring they are differentiated from those of competitors.
*Ability to "get stuff done": work through blockers, help the teamwork through issues and ensure that support is directed to the people who need it (i.e., be able to quickly understand issues and identify the high-risk areas and work to mitigate).
*Evidence of building repeatable customer solutions/services that deliver profitable growth.


Position - Enterprise Architect / Solution Architect - Some Homeworking
Locations - Farnborough, Portsmouth, Malvern, Boscombe Down
Salary - 80k plus full benefits.

Key Words - Enterprise Architect, Solution Architect, Land Warfare, Digital, Data Focused Technology, Cloud, Analytics, Internet (IOT), artificial Intelligence (AI) Land information advantage.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Please apply for this role if you are looking to join a unique working environment, with teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you'll get to experience what happens when our client shares different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in a diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential.

This is a permanent role.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.