Solution Architect

Category: Architecture
City: London, England - London, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0619-1190
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Be part of something rewarding and join CGI’s Energy and Utilities Business Unit as a Utilities Solution Architect. Do you want to make an impact on the energy sector? Are you looking to work with high-profile clients within the UK Electricity, Gas and Water sectors? Would you like to be part of a growing company with the scale and strength to take your career to the next level?

As a Solution Architect you will be joining CGI’s Energy and Utilities Business Unit which shapes and delivers solutions at the heart of the GB energy markets. A Utilities client of ours are looking to go through a full transformation of their organisation IT systems and move to a new modern architecture as a platform for the future. As part of this they will be looking to transform their IT Architecture. We are therefore looking for a Solution Architect with experience of working in GB Utilities to aid us in this exciting project.

Your future duties and responsibilities

Your role will involve work across the full solution life-cycle and stakeholder management, including deriving solutions from requirements and business processes, strategic solution recommendations and solution architecture. You will be involved in defining solutions for small, medium and large scale changes, selecting appropriate techniques which satisfy the solution requirements and follow best practice appropriate architectural principles.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

To be successful in this role you will have worked within the utilities sector as a Solution or Technical Architect. You will be proficient in designing solutions based on functional and non-functional requirements using Architecture patterns and principles. Your stakeholder management skills will need to be excellent in this role, as will your document writing skills. Ideally you will have proficient knowledge of agile, waterfall and iterative waterfall methodologies.

You will also have experience of engaging in one or more of the below activities:
System analysis, knowledge TOGAF or other frameworks advisable to support demonstrable experience in Solution Architecture, experience of Cloud architecture including containers and Micro Services, open source solutions.

Due to the nature of the role, you must have a flexible attitude towards travel as you may be required to travel to other CGI offices in the UK and client sites.

What you can expect from us

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