Applications Solution Architect - defence sector - Microsoft, VMWare, Oracle/Java

Bench IT
Fradley Park, Lichfield
£50 per hour
18 Jul 2019
15 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications Solution Architect - defence sector - Microsoft, VMWare, Oracle/Java- COTS - 6 months - £60 per hour- Staffordshire

Please note you will need to be UK Security Cleared for this position

Leading company providing Information, Analytic, Decision Support and IT services to its customers are looking for a Technical/Solutions Architect in Digital Solutions to be responsible for the design and scoping of technical solutions either as part of projects of varying size or continuous improvement initiatives for existing products/solutions.

You would need to be able to liaise and work with the stakeholders at all levels providing knowledge and expertise in the specified field in order to deliver the required business solutions.

You will be responsible for timely submission of designs, estimates and bid or project documentation and work closely with the Business Analysis, Service and Development functions.

The Applications Solution Architect - defence sector - Microsoft, VMWare, Oracle/Java- COTS should ideally have:

• Relevant experience of the Maritime Defence or IT domain.
• Significant experience of working in a complex and fast paced IT environment
• Managing third party suppliers and an understanding or commercial and licence based compliance considerations
• Managing the Customer Interface
• Delivering as an individual and as part of a project team
• Significant experience of design based on both COTS product and in-house developed solutions
• An understanding of the Software Delivery Lifecycle and associated tools
• An understanding of Architectural practices and associated tools
• Experience of working within a gated bid/tender process
Experience of working on complex IT projects using techniques including TOGAF, APM, Prince 2, ITIL and ISO20000.
A sound knowledge and understanding of architectural design and methodologies. Excellent Communication Skills.
Experience of working with Microsoft, VMWare, Oracle/Java technology stacks.
Educated to degree level or holds a relevant professional qualification or equivalent experience.