Solution Architect - CGI - Glasgow - Wizbii

Solution Architect

  • By CGI
  • Intermediate level job
  • Glasgow (United Kingdom)

Job description

Job Description

Solution Architect

Position Description
These are exciting times for CGI.

Our Innovation Centre is now an established part of the CGI organisation within Glasgow and we are continuing to expand. As a result we're looking for talented individuals who want to work on new and innovative projects.

What are we looking for from you? You will be someone who already makes a difference, and we will give you the freedom and responsibility to continue doing so. We are looking for someone who can thrive as part of a fast-growing, dynamic working environment as we expand our capability to meet the increasing demand from our clients.

We're offering the best of both worlds – you will be joining an organisation with a distinct culture and feel within the city centre whilst also having the comfort of being part of a large, financially stable organisation.

As a Solution Architect working in our innovation centre, you would become a key member of our technical team.

Your future duties and responsibilities
You will be responsible developing high level architecture and solution designs that are robust yet flexible and often within complex and demanding environments.
In addition, you may also be involved in many of our initial engagements, working with our clients to design their high level solutions.

You will be instrumental in supporting our technical pre-sales function, providing estimates and contributing to bid work. Furthermore, you will work closely with our software engineering teams to ensure the ultimate solution delivered, maps to client needs.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Demonstrable solution architecture experience within enterprise environments.
• The production of High Level and Detailed Design Artefacts and Architecture documentation.
• An understanding of or exposure to formal architectural methodologies (e.g. TOGAF or Zachman)
• Mature requirements management capability and benefit driven design approach.
• A strong understanding of Agile and test driven delivery.
• A broad technical exposure to architectural concepts around Middleware, Data Services, SOA, Contemporary Web Applications all within modern deployment environments.
• Experienced in the use of Open Source technologies and components to deliver enterprise class solutions.
• The use of database technologies including classical RDBMS and NoSQL.
• Experience of working in a pre-sales environment supporting sales teams
• Experience in contributing to bid proposals in terms of estimation and documentation
• The creation of solution architectures across multiple business domains
• In depth understanding of Enterprise Integration Patterns, and service bus architectures
• An understanding of DevOps processes, automated deployment and cloud architectures.
• Contemporary big data concepts and modern data analytics
• Involvement in digital business transformation

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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