Solutions Architect Manager:
Exciting new Permanent opportunity for a Solutions Architect Manager based in Farnborough
Following a recent expansion, our global defence, aerospace, security client is currently looking to expand their team in Farnborough with an experienced Solutions Architect Manager Specialising in extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to the defence, aerospace, security and related markets.
As a Solutions Architect Manager, you will be able to:
*Provide IT technology design, development and support services, its subsidiaries and its customers across the globe.
*Manage some 1000 applications, 20 networks, 11 domains and around 500 firewalls; they design and advise on global solutions which operate from around 100 additional networks operating in a dozen countries and at the highest in-country government security classifications.
*The Solutions Architect Manager (SAM) has a significant responsibility owning the design templates and process to ensure that can meet its cost and deadline obligations around solutions design, implementation and hence project delivery
*Solution Architects (SA) play an important role ensuring that the solutions they produce align with roadmaps established by the Enterprise Architecture (EA) practice, and compliant with EA Standards, Principals & Policies.
*The Solutions Architect Manager will ensure that all SA resources are aware of those standards, principals and policies, and adhere to the approved design process
*As the majority of the existing team are single domain focussed (predominantly Network & Infrastructure), the Solutions Architect Manager will need to motivate, support and mentor those individuals to develop the necessary multi-domain skills (Process, Data and Applications, Infrastructure, Networks and Security) to provide a more rounded design team enabling a single SA to be appointed to each project, but drawing on the knowledge and expertise of the IT Operations personnel.
*Strategy and architecture Consultancy: Takes responsibility for understanding client requirements, collecting data, delivering analysis and problem resolution. Identifies, evaluates and recommends options, implementing if required. Collaborates with, and facilitates stakeholder groups, as part of formal or informal consultancy agreements. Seeks to fully address client needs, enhancing the capabilities and effectiveness of client personnel, by ensuring that proposed solutions are properly understood and appropriately exploited
Takes full responsibility for team budgeting, estimating, planning and objective setting. Plans and manages implementation of processes and procedures, tools and techniques for monitoring and managing the performance of solution architecture services, in respect of their contribution to business performance and benefits to the business, where the measure of success depends on achieving clearly stated business/financial goals and performance targets. Monitors performance and takes corrective action where necessary
*Achieves results: Values specialist expertise and capitalises on the expert knowledge and skills of others. Contributes own expertise to achieve outcomes for the business.
*Preferaly Degree Qualified or equivalent experience.
*Relevant domain level certification such as CCDP / CCIE, MCSE, OSCP, LPIC-3 etc. or equivalent providing evidence of advanced domain level knowledge and capabilities.
*SC cleared to be held and maintained. For more information please look at: https://guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance