Senior Solution Architect



Southend / London: However uou will need to be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as these roles may involve periods of time away from home during the week at short notice.

About us

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients'​ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion.  People matter, results count.

Who you’ll be working with

You’ll be working for one of our major Public Sector clients. These include HM Revenue and Customs, Department for Work and Pensions, The Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Department for Education and the NHS amongst others with offices in Telford, Holborn, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle.

The focus of your role

The HMRC CTO (Technology) team are looking for additional architects with the traditional architecture skill set, You will be attending discovery sessions, producing initial Solution Design Documents and a level of ongoing architecture support and governance through attendance at scrum ceremonies and stand ups.

What you’ll do

• Input and development of solution design documents for IS / IT Architecture & Strategy for a government client
• Oversight of architectural direction on behalf of client
• Ownership of client visions, deliverables and accountabilities to ensure adherence and development to Client Architecture Governance processes, best policies, practices and consistency with clients Architecture vision
• Working with agile development teams and delivery architects   
• Face off to senior stakeholders and CTO project managers 
• Becoming the relevant stakeholders trusted advisors through boldness and honesty
• Responsible for ensuring understanding and technical scope of work at the outset for clients, front desk and test managers
• Relationship Management of the technical relationships with vendors, third parties and the wider Capgemini

What you’ll bring

• Able to set direction, technical scope and to build / lead teams of technical individuals and manage their technical deliverables
• Excellent communication, influencing and facilitation skills, in particular problem solving/trouble shooting activities
• Assertiveness in dealing with people at all levels within and outside of the delivery organisation, including partner and client organisations
• Issue management, prioritisation and ability to provide pragmatic direction which is consistent with clients longer term strategy
• Team working – able to work closely with interdependent projects and deliveries
• Good leadership and stakeholder relationship skills
• Proactive and positive attitude
• Able to demonstrate resilience, flexibility and able to adapt to changing schedules and priorities
• Ability to deliver under pressure
• Self-motivated and determined to succeed
• Demonstrates subject matter expertise in own area and can apply it effectively and is able to apply logic across the board
• Adds personal value: Drives the business to deliver results. Looks to exceed client expectations
• Clear thinking and creative flair

What we’ll offer you

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

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    Date: 15-Apr-2019

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    Location: London, LND, GB

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