Senior Solution Architect (Technical Design Lead)

Senior Solution Architect (Technical Design Lead)

Job Title: Senior Solution Architect (Technical Design Lead)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Reference: 896098_1564051198
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2019 11:39

Job Description

A European leader in digital transformation is seeking a Senior Solutions Architect/ Technical Design Lead to join their Salisbury office. You are going to be the solution owner for the full lifecycle of a solution from feasibility to delivery, and ensure the solution has continuity from an architectural and design perspective. This would be an ideal position for hands -on architect from a smaller Organisation who has broad skills that also encompass Cloud.

About the Role:
*Responsible for the creation and implementation of end to end solution/technical design and ensuring alignment to the strategic technical architecture
*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)
*Solution adheres to the principles defined within the Target Enterprise Architecture.
*Meet architectural goals that include usability, performance, security, reliability, maintainability, reuse, supportability and compatibility.
*Ensure 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
*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

Essential skills:
*Good knowledge of core Cisco Networking technologies covering switching, routing, Unified Communications
*Knowledge of Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems
*Firewall Configuration and Management
*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.)
*Microsoft Exchange
*Microsoft Infrastructure covering Windows Server 2012 / 2016 administration, Active Directory design , SCCM / SCOM deployment
*Linux based OS Administration
*Windows Client OS Windows 7 - Windows 10
*Mobile Device Management - Blackberry Enterprise Server in particular Power Shell
*Cisco ACS
*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
*Very good communication and written skills
*Passionate about technology
*A good understanding of, and competent working within, architectural frameworks such as TOGAF

Desirable skills:
*Management of Risk
*Microsoft Project
*Project Management
*TOGAF 9.1 Certification
*Software Defined Networking and Cisco ACI deployment
*Cloud architecture certification (e.g. AWS / Azure)

Senior Solution Architect/ Technical Design Lead
Location: Salisbury
Salary: £60-80k + benefits

The role will require all employees to achieve and maintain SC 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.