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38 days agoCGI

Solution Architect


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Job Description

Solution Architect

Position Description
Locations: London, Surrey, Reading, Chippenham, Bristol, Gloucester

If you love finding innovative solutions to improve complex systems, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK, and it needs your help.

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.

And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.

We need junior, mid-level, senior and lead IT Solutions Architects, based in multiple locations, working for a range of clients and at different security levels.

What you can expect from us

Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.

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.

All successful applicants must hold, or be eligible & willing to obtain, UK SC clearance with the view to progressing to higher level clearance if required.

Your future duties and responsibilities
Managing Common stacks for enterprise software: Middleware, Data Services, SOA, Tiered Web Applications

• Cloud Hosted Solutions – Azure, AWS or Google Cloud Platform
• RDBMS (e.g Oracle & MSSQL…) and NoSQL (e.g MongoDB)
• Use of Open Source technologies and components to deliver enterprise class solutions
• Delivery of infrastructure and network solutions
• Contributing to bid proposals in terms of estimation and documentation
• Knowledge of the creation of solution architectures across multiple business domains

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Formal architectural qualifications such as TOGAF / Archimate
• Working within a technology rich environment
• An understanding of DevOps processes, automated deployment and cloud architectures
• Demonstrable solution architecture experience within enterprise environments
• An understanding of, or exposure to, formal architectural methodologies (e.g. TOGAF, Archimate)
• Understanding of requirements management, capability and benefit driven design approach
• Understanding of software development lifecycles; Waterfall, Scrum, Agile and Test Driven Delivery
• Understanding of infrastructure and network technologies and architectures
• Track record of working in a pre-sales environment supporting sales teams
• Present solutions to customers and collaborate with them to build win-win scenarios
• Define and manage systems engineering processes
• Maintain technical baseline and manage change
• Drive adherence to engineering/technical standards
• Identify, assess and mitigate technical and non-technical issues and risk
• Continue to build knowledge of the domain and share it with the team
• Create, maintain and deliver quality, in-depth technical documentation
• Estimate resources required for new projects


• Knowledge of working in the Government, Space, Defence or National Security domains covering Tactical, Operational, Strategic and Back Office environments
• Create, validate and take responsibility for quality solutions for large-scale, complex problems and Projects.

Our projects are based in a CGI office or client site but may require travel to other locations.

All successful applicants must hold, or be eligible & willing to obtain, UK SC clearance with the view to progressing to higher level clearance if required.


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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