Solution Architect

Category: Architecture
Main location: United Kingdom, UK Wide
Position ID: J1222-1377
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

At CGI, our Solution Architects are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world purpose and impact. With a growing Central Government business unit, you can join an architecture team that is trusted to help deliver transformative digital work.

Our Solution 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.

We are happy to discuss remote or hybrid working.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a solution architect you’ll bridge the gap between the technical team, business team and project management, defining and validating quality solutions, whether this be as part of a bid or delivery programme. Our technical architects lead the detailed design and implementation of the solution. On larger engagements you will be part of a team supporting the lead architect. We are looking for established and experienced architects, as well as those who have made the transition into architecture more recently.

It’s preferred if you already hold, or are prepared to undergo, National Security Vetting (NSV) enhanced Security Check (SC) level.

A CGI career will offer you a complete tech experience, where you have control over your future. We’ll train you and support you to make sure you have the skills to succeed.

You’ll also discover:

● A unique level of variety across different clients and industry sectors

● Interesting and challenging projects to stretch your skills

● Training and support specifically tailored to give you the right skills for the role

● Impactful work that makes a real difference in our communities

● A supportive tech community across CGI, with meetups, discussions, and shared best practice

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

When you join us, we'll work together with you to identify where we can best utilise your existing experience, while providing the training necessary to fulfil current and future roles. We don’t expect everyone to have all of the skills below, but you’re the type of person who has the ability to get there quickly:

● Relevant experience in architecture, infrastructure, legacy and current tech

● A Bachelor's degree or similar qualification in computer science, software development, or a related field

● Cross-sector expertise, business and financial acumen

● Excellent problem-solving skills and client facing expertise.


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.