Solution Technical Architect

Category: Architecture
City: Birmingham, England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
Position ID: J1019-1635
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Be part of something rewarding! Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting industries? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world and get a direct stake in its success?
We are looking for a Technical Solution Architect to come and join CGI (a Top Employer in the UK) to work within one of our large programme’s design authority team.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be responsible for architecting solutions to customer change requests across a large and complex multi-national card processing solution based on various COTS and custom elements.
Working as part of the design authority team the candidate’s focus will be producing high quality solution designs. They will be expected to perform all solution design activities from requirements definition and scope-setting through to solutioning.They will provide ongoing solution architecture support through development, testing and in production.
The candidate will also be expected to support and contribute to the wider team through peer-review, input to other’s solution work and mentoring junior staff.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Experience in systems architecture and technical analysis would be useful, especially in custom software development.
Experienced and comfortable working face-to-face with senior client stakeholders, in addition to experience with remote communication and coordination with projects.
Experience or exposure to the following:
• APIs, Micro-services, REST technologies
• High availability systems
• System performance optimisation
• Card authorisation functionality
• Security and compliance, PCI-DSS, GPDR
• Microsoft technologies – SQL Server, .NET, Dynamics 365
• Contract and Commercial considerations for solution design


  • Technical Architecture
  • Technical Analysis

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 change—supporting 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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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.