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IT Solutions Architect

  • Internship
  • IT development

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Job Description

IT Solutions Architect

Position Description
IT Solutions Architect - Applications

Position Description

Would you like to work for an organisation with over 40 years’ experience delivering secure, mission-critical IT solutions to Space, Defence and Intelligence clients.

CGI provides secure, mission-critical solutions to Space, Defence and Intelligence clients

We have some exciting opportunities for IT Solutions Architects who are looking to join our Space, Defence & Intelligence business unit. We need junior, mid-level, senior and lead IT Solutions Architects, based in multiple locations, working for a range of clients and at different security levels.

Our roles are only available if you hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance.

Our projects are based in a CGI office or client site but may require travel to other locations. The successful candidate must be able to spend time working away from home, if required.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Managing Common stacks for enterprise software: Middleware, Data Services, SOA, Tiered Web Applications

• RDBMS (e.g Oracle & MSSQL…) and NoSQL (e.g MongoDB)

• Use of Open Source technologies and components to deliver enterprise-class solutions

• Delivery of infrastructure and network solutions

• Contributing to bid proposals in terms of estimation and documentation

• Knowledge of the creation of solution architectures across multiple business domains

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Formal architectural qualifications such as TOGAF / Archimate

• Working within a technology rich environment

• An understanding of DevOps processes, automated deployment and cloud architectures

• Demonstrable solution architecture experience within enterprise environments

• An understanding of, or exposure to, formal architectural methodologies (e.g. TOGAF, Archimate)

• Understanding of requirements management, capability and benefit driven design approach

• Understanding of software development lifecycles; Waterfall, Scrum, Agile and Test Driven Delivery

• Understanding of infrastructure and network technologies and architectures

• Track record of working in a pre-sales environment supporting sales teams


• Knowledge of working in the Government, Space, Defence or National Security domains covering Tactical, Operational, Strategic and Back Office environments

• Experience of big data technologies such as Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark and YARN or other Big Data technologies

• Experience of designing SQL databases.

• Knowledge of automation/configuration management (i.e. Ansible).
Desirable Skills:
- Knowledge of a wide variety of open source technologies including but not limited to; Accumulo, HDFS, Hive, Oozie, Apache Spark, YARN, Zookeeper, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Kafka, NiFi, Kubernetes, Java, Docker, Elasticsearch.

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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.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.