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Solutions Architect

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Portsmouth

Solutions Architect


Business Unit – Corporate Services

Location: UK Wide


Here at Babcock we are looking for a Solutions Architect with a passion for technology and business innovation to help us develop solutions and proposals aligned to our architectural standards and strategic roadmap.  The role of the architect is to support our business to grow and exceed the expectations of our customers by ensuring all IS designs meet the business objectives and maximise contract value for Babcock and our customers.


This is a group level role providing solution design to an extremely diverse portfolio of customers and services with strong emphasis on Innovation, technology and Business value.


The role requires you to work within a small team with additional support provided from the Business Engagement team, Technical Architects and support teams.


Your main tasks will include:

  • Delivery project and bid solutions to Babcock and ITIL governance standards and working within project delivery framework with assigned project managers
  • Develop and document business requirements, architecture and design.
  • Assessment of existing software/hardware interfaces and augmentation to support future needs
  • Providing facilitation, assistance, planning and technical support to ensure correct understanding of system requirements/design. Defining, documenting and analysing performance measures to ensure solutions are fit for purpose
  • Identify and collate subject matter expertise in order to identify and document solutions.
  • Provide bid support to new business venture/acquisition


What do I need to do this role


You will need proven Solution Architecture experience.


We would also like you to have


  • Architecture toolset – Archie or Sparks EA
  • Must have a strong understanding of Infrastructure and application design within a solution architecture space
  • TOGAF – not essential, but nice to have to understand the methodologies.


What else do I need to know?

  • Must have or be able to gain SC clearance
  • Flexible working with a maximum or 1-2 Days a week in a Babcock Office.


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Application Guidance

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.


Closing date: 27th October 2021





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