Solution Architect - CGI - Glasgow - Wizbii

Solution Architect

  • By CGI
  • Glasgow (United Kingdom)
  • Architecture

Job description

Job Description

Solution Architect

Position Description
Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world?

CGI are recruiting for a Solution Architect to join our team in Glasgow combining both technical Solution Architecture and pre-sales engagement as we continue to grow our footprint in Scotland.

All candidates must be able to readily commute to our Glasgow office, and sufficiently flexible to be able to travel to other sites as and when required.

Your future duties and responsibilities
The Solution Architect will join a cutting-edge digital transformation programme effecting real world change in Glasgow, in a role combining technical solution architecture and pre-sales engagement (for example solution shaping, high level designs and bid support).

There are a variety of projects to work on, including Open source projects where we require the successful candidate to be developing high level architecture and solution designs that are robust yet flexible.

Coupled with designing high level solutions, the successful candidate will be supporting the technical pre-sales function, providing estimates and contributing to bid work, working closely with the software engineering teams to ensure the ultimate solution delivered and mapped to client needs.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
The successful candidate will offer solid Solution Architecture expertise within enterprise environments, evidenced in the production of High Level and Detailed Design Artefacts and Architecture documentation, ideally with formal architectural methodologies (e.g. TOGAF or Zachman) with a mature approach to requirements management capability and benefit driven design approach.

Technically we’re looking for a broad technical background - Agile and test driven delivery, Middleware, Data Services, SOA, Contemporary Web Applications, Open Source, RDBMS and NoSQL would be of interest. Previous experience in pre-sales environment supporting sales teams and efforts contributing to bid proposals in terms of estimation and documentation are required.

Any DevOps processes, automated deployment, cloud architectures, contemporary big data concepts, modern data analytics and/or experience within local government and/or digital business transformation advantageous.

You will be a motivated and dedicated team-player, able to work alongside teams and also have the drive to work independently. You will show a flair for creative and innovative solutions to difficult problems. As a Solutions Architect we would expect you to help drive many of those innovations and forge the strategic technology direction of the centre. You will probably have come from a developer background with a strong understanding of modern software engineering tools and techniques. You will also have excellent communication skills, able to discuss and present complex technical information with colleagues and customers, at all levels of technical competence.

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

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.




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About CGI

Fondé en 1976, Groupe CGI Inc. est la 5e entreprise indépendante mondiale de conseil et services en technologies de l’information. Grâce à ses 68 000 professionnels dont 10200 en France et au Luxembourg, CGI offre un portefeuille complet de services-conseils stratégiques en informatique et en management, des services d’intégration de systèmes, de développement et de maintenance d’applications informatiques, de gestion d’infrastructures technologiques ainsi qu’une vaste gamme de solutions exclusives à des milliers de clients à l’échelle mondiale depuis ses bureaux mondiaux de prestation de services dans les Amériques, en Europe et en Asie-Pacifique. CGI intervient dans les secteurs Energy & Utilities, Transport, Distribution, Industrie, Banque, Assurance, Telecoms, Secteur public. CGI Business Consulting, l’activité Conseil du Groupe CGI. Ses 850 consultants associent expertises sectorielles, fonctionnelles et technologiques pour accompagner les plus grandes entreprises et organisations.

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