IT Solution Architect - Any UK Site

Ref No. BHN534265
Location England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


IT Solution Architect

NB: You must be eligible for full security clearance.
(Any site, UK)


Solutions Architect

The Job

As IT Solutions Architect you will be engaging with all levels of the business from engineers through to senior managers to develop IT solutions to address business requirements or innovation opportunities. You will develop the initial solution design and work with our IT partners to help them develop a detailed technical design. You will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of requirements capture, definition and architectural design that reflects all stakeholder needs, & selection of the technology solution that best meets that need.

What you will do

  • To lead the engagement with the business to develop and document solutions for IT requirements
  • To provide analytical support for business transformation initiatives
  • Develop detailed IT requirements from outline business needs
  • To support the development of the UK IT Digital & Architecture Strategy
  • Help develop IT architecture roadmaps
  • Provide architectural and security oversight for IT Operations and Project Delivery
  • Ensure that the required Cyber Security position is implemented and maintained across UK IT systems
  • Provide technical knowledge and expertise to resolve IT related business issues
  • Develop and maintain relationships and plans to grow the influence of IT in the business
  • Use expert knowledge to identify risks and identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Liaise with hardware and system suppliers
  • Direct outsource provider when necessary
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the wider IT team
  • Utilise new technologies to maintain and improve efficient IT services
  • Provide expert advice for the development of IT Innovation
  • Coach & mentor other IT team members

What we are looking for

Skills and experience in several of the following areas is desirable:

  • Experience of data analysis
  • Wide range of IT infrastructure expertise
  • Knowledge of architecture frameworks
  • Knowledge of security standards, processes and application of security enforcing measures
  • Broad knowledge of Microsoft Platform technologies
  • Broad knowledge of Virtualisation Platforms, storage technologies and enterprise server platforms
  • Enterprise Networking & Services (TCP/IP Networks, devices & services (e.g. DHCP/DNS)
  • Security of Operational Technology systems
  • Experience of developing solutions for cloud hosted services (e.g. AWS, Azure)


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