Infrastructure Design Architect

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud
Main location: United Kingdom, UK Wide - Various, Uk Wide - Various
Position ID: J0923-0361
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Challenge yourself and change lives, unlocking complex system solutions as part of a highly motivated and supportive team. Our Infrastructure Design Architects are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world purpose and impact.

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.

This is a hybrid role and whilst you will be able to regularly work from home, you still be required to travel to CGI Offices or client sites on occasion.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Infrastructure Architect role bridges the gap between the Solution Architect, development team, business team and project management. You will define, validate and promote the right Infrastructure for a bid, a deal or a project and will report into the account CTO and the Delivery Director, with specific responsible for delivering Growth and Change activity on the Account.

Specifically, you will be able to build logical models of networks, infrastructure components and interfaces, to contribute to the development of infrastructure architectures in specific business or functional areas. These models will reflect the Infrastructure architecture views and can be mapped to the solution architecture. As Infrastructure Design Architect you will produce detailed component specifications and translates these into detailed designs for implementation using selected products.

You will define, validate and promote the good infrastructure for a bid, a deal or a project (in a project scope / a dedicated scope within a programme) within our team and to the customer.

You will also assist in the preparation of technical plans, change governance and estimation from many sources to support the full project life-cycle.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•You will need to have strong planning, communication and presentation skills, the capability to identify solutions and be proficient in technology transformation projects and the production of project proposals.
•Ideally you will have experience on working with public and private cloud (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) and platforms (Linux/Windows)
• You will have broad knowledge within all areas of infrastructure, public cloud, Linux, Wintel, SAN, Networks. Experience and awareness of Oracle, Azure, and IaC technologies, such as Terraform and Ansible would be advantageous.



  • Infrastructure architecture
  • Project Management
  • Solutions Architecture

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI—where your ideas and actions make a difference.