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  • CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Pvt Ltd
  • United Kingdom, Uk

Job Description:

Solution Architect Category Architecture

City Bristol, England - South West, United Kingdom

Position ID J0120-1054

Employment Type Full Time

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Position Description If you love finding innovative solutions to improve complex systems, theres 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 peoples lives, you can be sure well 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 are looking for an ambitious, innovative, technically driven and commercially aware engineer with a proven track record In addition to supporting our clients we are investing in our product suite, which the successful candidate will shape, lead and direct

Your future duties and responsibilities Provide direction and leadership to all aspects of application architecture, infrastructure and application design

Provide guidance on the selection of IT solutions (including software packages) for projects Being able to evaluate the potential impacts on the customer such as license costs, phasing out of legacy systems, training, etc

Select the appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensure they are applied effectively

Take full responsibility for the overall system architecture and when required manage the work of an architecture team

Work with business analysts and/or elicit business requirements to ensure the technical solution meets the business needs and can be delivered on the chosen architecture

Identify the commercial impacts of changes in the analysis and implementation model and evaluate these in conjunction with project management

Ensure that the development team are following the agreed technical architecture and development methodologies Consolidate the specification and design to facilitate the development of IT systems

Assist with pre-sales support, presentations to customers and conferences/workshops

Lead and shape the technical solutions to be presented within proposals to customers

Define technology roadmaps and input to the shaping of the Divisions strategy

Actively contribute to the Divisions Technology Forum and support internal lunchtime seminars

Keep abreast of technology and develop new techniques for use in systems architecture

Required qualifications to be successful in this role Able to provide expert advice in a digestible format

Ability to estimate costs and implementation timescales associated with solutions

Excellent customer engagement, communication and presentation skills

Proven track record of writing successful proposals


Demonstrable knowledge of the requirements management process

Developing solutions, systems and/or software architectures

Proven track record of designing, estimating and implementing large-scale enterprise level applications and/or mission critical systems

Proven knowledge within a range of development lifecycles (eg Agile, Waterfall, DSDM)

In depth understanding of design and modelling techniques (eg SysML/UML)

In depth knowledge of multi-tier client-server architecture

Significant track record of design in accordance with existing standards, protocols and interfaces

In depth understanding of estimating techniques (eg Cost, Effort, Risk)


A broad familiarity with a range of software technologies, including

- Knowledge of operating systems (eg Windows, Linux)

- Knowledge of XML and related technologies

- Knowledge of various database approaches (eg SQL, NoSQL)

- Understanding of Open Source licensing issues

Ability to identify and introduce disruptive technologies into solutions

Domain Knowledge (desirable but not essential)

Experience of Ground Segments for institutional or commercial satellites

Ground Control Systems covering control, planning, automation, simulation or archiving

Ground Mission Systems covering payload data processing, instrument planning or archiving

Assembly, Integration and Testing

What you can expect from us

Business is transforming fast And at CGI, youll 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 PERCENT 3 PERCENT 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 well support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go

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 changesupporting 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

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 22nd Jul 2020

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