Solution Architect [Defence & Security]

DescriptionCompany Description
An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are 3,300 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport
Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists
We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.
Our hybrid way of working is designed to help you plan your work and your life.We want decisions aboutwhere to workto be governed bythe work we need to do whether thats at client sites, offices/labs/studios, or remotely from home.
With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, well offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel
Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we turn complexity to opportunity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career.
The Defence and Security business is a jewel in the PA crown and fundamental to the success of our 5-year strategy, to become a 1billion firm
It is a rapidly growing, multi-disciplinary team that is looking for talented people with a proven track record to join us at all levels.
There has never been a better time to join.
Bringing Ingenuity to Life.
Job Description
We are looking for exceptional Architects to join our growing team in Bristol.
You will provide best-fit architectural solutions for client engagements, provide technology consultation, assist in defining scope of efforts, and work across the organisation to help deliver positive business outcomes for our defence and security clients
You will be responsible for assisting in the identification of opportunities, framing thoughtful technical discussions, assisting in solutioning, and delivering ongoing value through innovative, high-quality solutions and services.
You will have
A track record of providing hands-on solution design, solution architectures, architecture roadmaps, prototyping, and proof-of-concepts
Experience documenting and effectively explaining complex architectures to technical and business stakeholders at varying levels of detail
Exceptional stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence and persuade at all levels of staff seniority
Capacity to quickly comprehend capabilities and advantages of emerging technologies
Ability to prioritise project work, internal capability work, and business development activities in a time-constrained environment
Understanding of formal architectural tools and methodologies, such as TOGAF, NAF, and ArchiMate
Experience in at least two architecture domains across application, data, business, and technology
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Additional Information
Due to the nature of some of our client work, you must possess or be eligible to possess UK security clearance
More information about security vetting can be found here.
Additional Information
Some of our benefits include:
Private medical insurance
Annual performance-based bonus
Pension, Life and Income protection insurance
Tax efficient benefits [cycle to work, give as you earn]
Additional optional benefits [Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance]
Inclusion & Diversity
We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skill sets
This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results
Were committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PAs goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.
Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on
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