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Solution Architect Networks

Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum 3% Flex Fund, 25 days holidays, 4% m
Location: Salisbury
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Solution Architect - Network – Excellent career growth opportunities/Top Client list

Package: To £56000.00 + 3% Flex Fund + Life Assurance + Pension + Car Allowance

Location: Salisbury

Bring your Network Solution Architecture expertise to us and in return we’ll give you an amazing career with growth and learning opportunities. Come and work for one of the best kept secrets in I.T.

The company

Sopra Steria, European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings in the market: Consulting, Systems Integration, Software Development and Business Process Services. Sopra Steria is a trusted by leading private and public organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and critical business challenges.

Sopra?Steria’s?Aerospace, Defence and Security (ADS) business unit designs, develops and deploys digital solutions that bring clients enduring business value across the UK’s public and private sectors. In ADS, we foster a culture in which employees feel valued and supported, delivering exceptional rates of customer satisfaction in the UK’s most complex safety- and security-critical markets

The day job

Working on a large and complex Defence site, we are looking for a Solution Architect to assist with the delivery of a viable, management and fit-for-purpose solution that meets the needs of the client and is capable of being effectively managed in service. You will be the solution owner for the full lifecycle of a solution from feasibility to delivery and will ensure the solution has continuity from an architectural and design perspective.

Key Responsibilities

  • ?Creation and implementation of end-to-end solution/technical design.
  • Provide solution and technical SME input
  • Provide an escalation point for design related issues within projects.
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy.
  • Identify, communicate and manage Information Assurance risks.
  • Design security architecture elements to mitigate risks in liaison with Solution Leads.
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements.
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements.
  • Definition of security architecture, demonstrating solutions delivery, principles and emerging technologies.

Essential Experience:

  • ?Good knowledge of core Cisco Networking technologies covering switching, routing, Unified Communications
  • Knowledge of Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems
  • Firewall Configuration and Management

Reasons why you should apply to us

  • We’re big – really big. With that comes career growth opportunities - we offer excellent training, you’ll join a company where development and progression is actively encouraged and not just something we talk about
  • We have an enviable client list – we work with some of the biggest names out there
  • We ensure our working environment is supportive and collaborative, everyone has a voice and all opinions count
  • Our goal is to disrupt the market, not just follow the status quo
  • Sustainability is really important to us, in fact we are within the top 1% of companies worldwide tackling climate change and managing our emissions

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