The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) provides nautical charts and navigational services to support the Royal Navy and worldwide commercial shipping. UKHO products are onboard 70% of global commercial shipping, delivering World coverage to help ensure the safety of life at sea.
Technology is at the heart of the UKHO customer offering. The Enterprise Architecture Group is key to driving the business forward through technological innovation, playing a pivotal role in establishing and maintaining a competitive edge in an increasingly diverse digital marketplace.
As a Solutions Architect you will have the opportunity to participate in a major programme of investment, designing the future architecture of the UKHO. Working collaboratively with colleagues across the business, providing analysis and design under the guidance of Enterprise Architecture.
Who we're looking for
o Experience providing consultancy to the business, designing and monitoring complex architectures and delivering architectural solutions to solve business requirements and concerns. o Experience of delivering Service Orientated Architecture. o Excellent inter-personal / communication / influencing / management skills at all levels across the Business. o Experience of assessing and managing architectural risk, incorporating risk mitigations into solution architecture deliverables and artefacts. o Experience in managing architectural change control to in-flight solutions. o Experience of working with an architectural framework and delivering solution architecture deliverables and artefacts. o Experience working to agile methodologies. o Experience of integrating third party COTS and third party developed solutions into an existing architecture. o Comfortable working at the detailed level in complex technical environments. o Strong technical background in application development, infrastructure engineering or both. o Modelling processes, systems, data and infrastructure in UML and or other modelling language.
About our client
The UKHO is currently undertaking an exciting programme of activity to update and its commercial and defence services
The UKHO's Admiralty products and services have been developed over 200 years, and use the very latest techniques to continue to help protect lives at sea today.
What's on offer
• Competitive base salary • Excellent Package including Civil Service pension • Extensive training opportunities • Flexible working hours • On-site crèche, gym and subsidised restaurant
Contact For further info, apply or phone on 011 7927 1619. Job Ref: 13232096 Your application will be sent to Alec Quinton.