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Contract: Solution Architect – Tech Refresh

Ref: CIL / 27475

Location: Gosport

Salary: £575 per day

Duration: 6 months initial

Start Date: ASAP

Last updated: 27 January 2016

Exciting new opportunity for Solutions Architects with a background in Hardware and Infrastructure to join a Tech Refresh programme, driven by a leading, global consultancy based in South Hampshire. 

  • Architecture deliverables and solution reviews will be required from initial findings through full project lifecycle. Change is customer driven, based on new business need and contractual obligations to maintain the estate in an evergreen / in support basis, driving a number of projects to upgrade the technology stacks of the applications in the estate. 
  • Key focus of the roles will be to investigate if the target technology stack is compatible with each other, understanding the implications, minimising the impact on other systems and users, updating the necessary documentation and participating in the needed solution reviews.


  • Lead the delivery of a project on a key account.
  • Ensuring that the impact on end users is kept to a minimum
  • Ensuring that interfaces between systems will continue to work
  • Ensure that the impact on other systems is understood and kept to a minimum.
  • Own and input to design documentation
  • Flexibility and aptitude to rapidly pick up new environments sufficiently to enable effective delivery across diverse areas, identifying the need for specialist engagement where appropriate on a task basis
  • In depth implementation knowledge and delivery experience
  • Catalyst and/or TOGAF knowledge preferable
  • Ability to demonstrate methodology as well as adaptability to other people approaches, internally and with the customer
  • Ability to extract knowledge from SMEs and replay via solution documentation
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly written technical documentation.
  • Knowledge of some Military business processes or experience of working in Government Sectors (preferably Defence) 

Due to the urgent priority of this requirement a valid SC security clearance will be advantageous  

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