Solution Architect

Category: Architecture
City: Liverpool, England - North West, United Kingdom
Position ID: J1120-0560
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Be part of something challenging and join us as a Solution Architect working on a major programme within our Central Government Business Unit in Liverpool. If you love finding innovative solutions to improve complex systems, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK, and it needs your help.

CGI has a new contract with a major Government Client. As part of this contract there are a number of key projects which CGI need to provide proposals against, as well as looking at extending the scope of the contract to provide as much value to both parties as possible.


From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story,
not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from
private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.
Due to the nature of the work and environment you must already hold, or be eligible to hold, an appropriate level of UK Security Clearance (SC) to be considered.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The Solution Architect role bridges the gap between the technical team, business team and project management.

You will define, validate and promote quality solutions for an opportunity, bid, or project, both internally and externally. This may be a standalone solution or part of a larger engagement.
You will build logical models of components and interfaces that contribute to the development of systems architectures in specific business or functional areas. Their models reflect the different stakeholder views and map specific areas of concern and customer benefit.
As part of your role, you will also;
• Provide architectural oversight and input to business proposals
• Support the design and implementation of a specific area of technology, technique, method, product or application are using expert knowledge in a particular technology stack, by being able to compare and contrast it with alternative solutions
• Align the selection and application of the technology with the business and customer goals
• Drive adherence to appropriate technical standards
• Identify, assess and mitigate technical and non-technical issues and risk
• Own collated effort estimates and costs from teams, subcontractors and suppliers for one or more subsystems
• Support the preparation of technical plans, change governance and estimation using information from many sources

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Ideally you will have worked in a large enterprise level IT environment and you must have demonstrable experience of defining solutions in multiple environments with a focus on applications.
You will have a broad understanding of end-to-end architecture and be comfortable with presenting complex solutions to senior stakeholders.

Desirable;
Defining solutions using both Oracle databases and Linux servers
Working with public sector clients

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What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.