Senior Solution Architect (Cloud)

Senior Solution Architect (Cloud)

Job Title: Senior Solution Architect (Cloud)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Reference: 896081_1563552415
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2019 17:06

Job Description

My client is seeking a Senior Solution Architect (Cloud) to join their Salisbury office working for one of their Ministry of Defence clients. You will be the solution owner for the full lifecycle of a solution from feasibility to delivery. This will ensure the solution has continuity from an architectural and design perspective.

The Solution Lead is to be responsible for driving the architectural direction of all tasks allocated to them by a Programme or Principal Architect throughout the delivery lifecycle of the task. You will also be required to perform Technical Assurance Reviews to ensure that the technical deliverables pertinent to the lifecycle phase are of sufficient quality that they are "fit for purpose" to deliver the goals of the task and to proceed through the associated phase gate.

About the Role:
*Responsible for the creation and implementation of end to end solution/technical design and ensuring alignment to the strategic technical architecture
*Responsible for the ensure the solution/design process is adhered to by all SMEs
*Responsible for leading technical SMEs to ensure:
*a full collaborative approach to design is guaranteed
*all areas of concern contribute to the design process from the earliest point
*Preparation of artefacts required as part of the architectural toolkit to ensure design governance has appropriate artefacts to be successful (with appropriate collaboration with other SMEs and overseen by SLC Architecture)
*The solution adheres to the principles defined within the Target Enterprise Architecture.
*The solution meets architectural goals that include usability, performance, security, reliability, maintainability, reuse, supportability and compatibility. In addition ensuring that the design meets the client's requirements.
*Provide solution and technical SME input to appropriate levels where internal skills do not exist (e.g. when new technologies are being investigated)
*Provide an escalation point for design related issues within projects
*To work closely with security teams to ensure that security risks are fully identified and appropriate mitigations are delivered.
*Ensure the project adheres to the agreed design lifecycle and that the correct design documentation is produced at each stage

You will have the following skills:
Essential Skills:

*Good knowledge of Cloud technologies including VMWARE products such as vRA, Vsan, vROPS, vRB, (Realize Business)
*Good understanding and knowledge of virtualisation platforms, VMware in particular
*Good understanding and knowledge of VMware's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Zero clients
*Implementation of private and hybrid cloud technologies based on the VMware platform and automation platforms such as vRealize
*IT Security Solutions (Policy Based, Physical, Environment Hardening & Software) & Provisioning and Implementation)
*Security monitoring platforms such as SEIM
*Endpoint Management (Device Control, Data Protection, Application Control etc.)
Desirable skills:
*Currently holding DV Clearance
*Previous experience working on a Government Defence site

Senior Solution Architect (Cloud)
Location: Salisbury
Salary: up to 75k + benefits

The role will require all employees to achieve and maintain DC security clearance without restrictions that will inhibit the individual's ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

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.

This is a permanent position.

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