Research Solution Architect

Category: Architecture
City: Gloucester, England - South West, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0519-2314
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description

Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times.

We are looking for people who are passionate about and comfortable working across with a wide range of technologies, working at the forefront of CGI technical innovation. Do you want to work on projects that could make a difference to keeping our nation safe? Are you naturally inquisitive, creative and innovative, highly technical across many technology domains and driven by problem solving?

Your mission will be to support our clients, assisting the UK military to law enforcement in creating novel solutions that aid in making our country safe.

You will be able to demonstrate your solution design and architect capabilities across a number of technologies, taking responsibility for understanding complex problems to identify and deliver unique solutions, taking the lead to drive delivery within the team. Applying technical standards and best practice, taking pride in all aspects of their work.

Secure Innovation (SI) are looking for the right members to join a new team to deliver capabilities in a fast-paced, sprint-driven programme, working in a small team.

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.

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.

Due to the secure nature of the clients we work with, you will have to hold a UK Security Clearance or above. If you do not hold a clearance currently you must be eligible and prepared to go through the clearance process.

Your future duties and responsibilities

• You will be involved in the bidding processes
• Responding to client requests for CGI capability statements; and outlining our approach and solution to solve their challenge.
• Providing estimations on the technologies, effort and team structure required to deliver.
• You could be asked to develop proof of concept capabilities, transition work from the lab environment into the project delivery team, reverse engineer or write reports on the applicability of a technology to a given problem domain.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• Someone who can demonstrate their solution architect capabilities across multiple technologies, including deployment on cloud technologies.
• Knowledge of electronics & cyber warfare, Machine and Deep learning, data visualisation including AR or VR techniques or any number of other emerging technologies.
• A “can-do" attitude and a passion for the practical application of innovative techniques to solve our client’s problems will complement specific skillsets or qualifications.

The successful candidate must be able to spend time working away from home, if required.

Please note; in some instances we will expect to see the recruitment process lengthened, with interviewing and hiring taking place at a later date. Please be assured that if you apply for this role, your interest will be registered and we will be in touch soon to discuss your application further.

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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.

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