Senior Solution Architect

Category: Architecture
City: Macclesfield, England - North West, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0819-1221
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description

Be part of something transformative and join the CGI Group as a Senior Solution Architect working on the design and creation of scalable solutions for a flagship customer engagement within the Life Sciences sector.

This role is to be based out of Macclesfield with a degree of flexibility around travel as required.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The Solution Architect will join a hybrid team engaging in all aspects of the solution architecture, working across the Solution delivery lifecycle, typically providing technical input such as leading on technical design and development. The Solution Architect will look to understand and adhere to key requirements and regulations for overall laboratory solution architecture and essentially work closely with technical architects and BA’s to create scalable solution architecture.

The individual needs to be a technical leader to assist in newly-launched programmes of work, focused on improving workflows and technologies to be best-in-class. This includes an assessment and potential upgrade of technologies.

This represent an exciting opportunity for a senior solutions architect to join a large customer engagement as CGI looks to grow out its Life Sciences propositions out in the UK, leveraging established relationships globally.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

The successful candidate must offer demonstrable Solution Architecture experience, well-versed in creating solution patterns, coming up with innovative solutions, able to apply those solutions into overall architectural strategy and demonstrate an advanced understanding of architectural best practice.

Experience gained within the pharmaceutical and/or biotech laboratory operations/research environment whilst not expressly required would be viewed as advantageous. Knowledge gained across Life Sciences, Laboratory systems, manufacturing, clinical trials and/or regulatory sectors would be helpful.

The Solution Architect will demonstrate keen problem-solving and interpersonal skills and used to working closely with the customer in a client-facing environment, as well as with internal teams (such as Business Analysts to translate requirements to new technology and new architectural set-up).


  • Stakeholder & Ext Rel Mgmt
  • Solutions Architecture

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