Solution Architect (SC Eligible) – Hampshire or London


Solution Architect (SC Eligible) – Hampshire or London


A Solution Architect is required by a sought-after and successful security organisation. Experience in interacting with customers, requirements gathering, developing and analysing system-level architecture, generation technical specifications, and delivering technical solutions is required.

This position requires eligibility for Security Clearance (i.e. you must be a British Citizen and lived in the UK for 10+ years). If you already have current Security or DV Clearance this would be highly advantageous.


  • Architecture Definition & Analysis (Essential)
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Management (Essential)
  • Requirements Elicitation and Analysis (Essential)
  • Specification of Technical Solutions (Desirable)
  • Security Analysis (Desirable)
  • Systems Analysis & Operational Analysis (Desirable)
  • Trade Studies (Desirable)
  • Design and Delivery Assurance (Desirable)

Essential Requirements:

  • MUST be eligible for Security Clearance as mentioned above
  • Degree Qualified or equivalent experience in a relevant engineering, scientific or technical-based discipline
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to create influence
  • Ability to build constructive relationships with clients
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of Deployed and Tactical Military Domains in areas such as Communications Bearers, Deployed Networks, Specialised Application Infrastructure, Autonomous Applications and Security & System Management
  • Experience within one or more of MOD environments (Air, Land, Maritime, C4ISR )

Desirable Requirements:

  • Track record in leading the development of solutions
  • Ability to identify and assess risks and to advise on risk mitigation strategies
  • Understanding of service-based architecture
  • Ability to work with a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Application of Architecture Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, MODAF, Archimate) and use of CASE tools
  • Requirements Engineering including Analysis and Management through life, including use of tools such as DOORS
  • Knowledge of the Systems Engineering lifecycle phases
  • Knowledge of Communication Networks, Protocols and Gateways (e.g. PSTN, Fixed and Mobile IP Data, WiFi)
  • Knowledge of a range of enterprise-scale ICT delivery mechanisms and software technologies (including Application Hosting, Big Data, DevOps and Virtualised Cloud Services)

Salary and Benefits:

The basic salary is competitive and negotiable. Benefits include a relocation allowance if required, substantial performance related bonus, private medical insurance for you and your family, contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, travel insurance, dental care, and much more.

If you are interested in the Solution Architect role, or would like more information, please submit a copy of your CV or contact Michelle Turner at Bond Williams Professional Recruitment in Bournemouth.

Keywords: Solution Architect, Security Cleared, DV Cleared, Architecture, MOD, TOGAF, MODAF, Technical Architect

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

Job Reference: BBBH13021

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