Technical Architect


CGI
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

Job Highlights
  • We are looking for Senior Technical Architects for roles will be in our Space, Defence and Intelligence sector (SDI).
  • The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work across sectors within Space, Defence & Intelligence (SDI) for high profile engagements.
  • We offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching) which makes you a member not just an employee.
Job Requirements/Description

Elevate your potential with CGI, a global technology service provider and premier business consultancy recognized by Forbes Magazine as a top 100 employer. Our mission is rooted in evolution, excelling in intricate challenges. Collaborating directly with our clients, we employ innovative technologies to revolutionize, empower, safeguard, and deliver critical mission systems.

CGI was recognised in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work List 2023 and has been named one of the ‘World’s Best Employers’ by Forbes magazine. We offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching) which makes you a member not just an employee. We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent and inspiring everyone to pursue careers in our sector, including our Armed Forces, and are proud to hold a Gold Award in recognition of our support of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. Join us and you’ll be part of an open, friendly community of experts. We’ll train and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go.

We are looking for Senior Technical Architects for roles will be in our Space, Defence and Intelligence sector (SDI). You will be helping to win new business by architecting new solutions or delivering within existing projects or both.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work across sectors within Space, Defence & Intelligence (SDI) for high profile engagements. This will likely involve collaboration with SMEs within multiple SDI sectors, and the introduction of Agile methods to customers unfamiliar with these practices.

Following the growth and expansion of projects within the Advisory, Innovation, and Operational System Sectors of SDI, we are looking to build capacity through additional Architect roles. These opportunities will allow the right person to shape compelling value propositions for new clients based on extensions to / exploitation of existing technical capabilities. Initial work will be focused on supporting new business acquisition; proposal / solution development / technical assurance.

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Develop and recommend solution options aligned with client requirements and business objectives;
  • Develop technical designs which ensure functional and non-functional requirements are met;
  • Drive the technical quality of proposals and delivery ensuring alignment with technical governance;
  • Produce effort and cost estimates for solutions;
  • Identify technical issues and risks and propose mitigation measures;

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Technical Design (Essential);
  • Solution Estimation and Planning (Essential);
  • Client Engagement Skills (Essential);
  • Knowledge of key architecture frameworks & tooling (e.g. TOGAF, NAF, MODAF, ArchiMate);
  • Technical Governance / Assurance;
  • Proposal Development;
  • Complex Project Management;
  • Agile / Incremental Project Experience.

The ideal candidate will have some or all of the following:

  • Experience with Information Systems, Cyber, ISR and/or C2 solutions, preferably with an awareness of Land or Air ISTAR, LETacCIS or SIntE / SInfoE;
  • Experience of Technical Design of Open Architectural Solutions;
  • Experience of the Government Digital Service design system and toolkit;
  • Experience in the design, implementation and acceptance of complex ICT delivery projects.

Due to the secure nature of the programme/role, you will need to hold the highest level of UK Security Clearance, or be eligible to go through National Security Vetting to obtain this clearance.

Skills:

  • Client Management
  • Project Management
  • Systems Architecture
  • Technical Architecture
  • TOGAF
  • Archimate

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

CGI
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

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