Infrastructure Architect
Preston, UK
6d ago

Infrastructure Architect

Position Description

Discover where complex meets meaningful as an Infrastructure Architect in our Advisory Services team. You will be part of a team that combines subject matter and technical expertise with business understanding, providing our clients with the insights to build next generation IT services and operating models.

Help tackle once-in-a-generation challenges across the public and private sector. Work alongside clients as we shape the future of how fundamental technologies connect and transform the user experience in the UK.

CGI was voted Best Workplace’ by Great Place To Work in 2021, and offers a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3% + 3% matching) which makes you a member, not just an employee.

Your future duties and responsibilities

As an Infrastructure Architect, you will be providing advice to CGI and our clients. You’ll need to understand our clients’ business and commercial issues, and identify, design and deliver large and complex architectures, strategies and specific solutions.

Defining a major infrastructure programme, you’ll contribute to development and governance through technical assurance processes.

You’ll take ownership of effort estimates and costs from teams, subcontractors and suppliers, along with responsibility for concerns, architectural decisions and the technical risk register.

You’ll also discover :

A unique level of variety across different clients and industry sectors

Complex, interesting and challenging projects to stretch your skills

Impactful work that makes a real difference across the UK

Training and support whether you’re highly experienced or if you feel that your skills

aren’t a perfect match, we can provide the training and further development to help you

reach your full potential.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

A consultative approach and the ability to advise clients on good practice

Demonstrable experience working at the boundary between business and technology

A broad architecture background combined with excellent knowledge of architecture

methodologies and frameworks

Knowledge of modern technical architectures and paradigms including event based

design, containerisation and microservices

Knowledge of cyber essentials, security, and cloud technologies like Azure, and AWS

cloud platforms

All applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV)

Security Check (SC) level.

Our working approach is built around our clients’ needs. That’s not to say yours aren’t important too and in a post-pandemic world, we want to extend the offer of an open discussion to you as to whether a role can be office or home-based, flexible or hybrid.

We celebrate and reward our members through a variety of methods, and we promote their health and well-being through a range of programmes and activities.

We are also committed to ensuring a safe work environment through the prevention of harmful workplace incidents including physical harm, harassment and violence.

Unconditionally inclusive we know diversity brings a greater variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences to the workplace.

We actively encourage diversity at CGI and inclusivity is one of our top priorities, with support networks for Parents, Women, LGBT+, BAME, Neurodiversity and Disability.

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership.

All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

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