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Solution Architect - Central Government

Employer
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Location
London, GB
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

Job Details

Location(s): UK, Europe & Africa : UK : London-CS || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Gloucester || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Guildford

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Are you passionate about working with cutting edge technology and owning the design and engineering on projects delivering solutions that are central to our customer's missions? Join BAE Systems as a Solution Architect.

As a Solution Architect you'll be working to own the solution design and engineering methods of our client's core mission applications, defining innovative solutions to problems, underpinned by robust delivery and engineering methods to deliver capabilities that are not only essential to their business, but they'll love to use.

Key Responsibilities of the role:
  • Leads the development of solution architectures, ensuring consistency with specified requirements agreed with both external and internal customers.
  • Ensure that the design meets key functional and non-functional requirements and will allow the operational and through-life scenarios required for the solution to be satisfied.
  • Retains overall ownership of solution through delivery and transition into operation and/or subsequent refinement, or modification.
  • Owns and manages technical and solution risks. Works to reduce and mitigate at earliest practical opportunity
  • Works with quality and test management functions to ensure that proposed test strategies and approaches are fit-for-purpose.
  • Works with Delivery Assurance functions to agree how the quality and progress of a given solution delivery should be tracked, and acts an expert resource to support interventions on projects where solution quality or progress has become an issue.
  • Ensures that appropriate standards (corporate, industry, national and international) are adhered to.
  • Consult with clients to evolve early solutions
  • Develop architecture for solutions in response to procurement requests from clients.
  • Work with Account Management and Sales functions to ensure that key sales messages for the BAE solutions are accurately and authoritatively communicated within bids and pitches, and to develop or qualify new opportunities
In joining our team, not only will you be directly making a huge impact upon the systems you work on, you'll be doing it for an organisation who makes a huge impact to the security of the UK.

In a career at BAE Systems you'll never get bored, with no two projects being the same, but you'll bring your previous experience to each challenge to ensure our deliveries and an enduring success.

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we're working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

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