Information Architect

Job order – J0323-0669 – Permanent Full Time
Title Information Architect Category Architecture City Various, zINACTIVATE – Various, United Kingdom Job Description Information Architect

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Position Description
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to diversify from this role readily and work across sectors within Space, Defence & Intelligence (SDI) for high profile engagements. This will likely involve collaboration with SMEs within multiple SDI sectors, and the introduction of Agile methods to customers unfamiliar with these practices.

Following the growth and expansion of projects within the Advisory, Innovation, and Operational System Sectors of SDI, we are looking to build capacity through additional Architect roles. These opportunities will allow the right person to help shape compelling value propositions for new clients based on extensions to / exploitation of existing technical capabilities.

Candidates will have gained, ideally, exposure to the Defence Sector, through client side, R&D, or capability delivery programmes. They may have a background in architecture, systems engineering or infrastructure. An understanding of relevant MoD policies, procedures, and standards (e.g. JSP 604, 440) and familiarity with Defence Systems at higher classifications is an advantage.

Successful candidates will be able to join a Technical Leadership Group, share best practice with like-minded peers and use their knowledge, talent and ideation for intrapreneur-like business growth. They will be able to steer their career in technical and/or leadership directions in order to realise their ambition and potential.

Your future duties and responsibilities
Working alongside an SME client-side providing at the high-level design stage in a large programme design, you will architecting alongside others to support an exciting end client people transformation programme. CGI has a few Members deployed on this task in a collegiate environment and seeks a diversity of talent to maximise the value for the client.

liaising will multiple business stakeholders, and other project teams to help define the high-level strategic solution design and support its integration with other pan defence systems.

Support in the preparation of the Full Business Case to fund the next tranche of development within the programme.

Working alongside other architects, producing the lower-level design and creating relevant proof of concepts and Alpha models.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Experience of designing data architectures for large systems e.g. Logical Data Modelling, Database Design etc.

Understanding of Master Data concepts across an enterprise and API deployment.

Familiarity with The Open Group Archimate modelling standard.

Some awareness of how the MOD is organised and its hierarchy structures

Confidence to brief groups of senior staff on complicated data-oriented topics

Ability to produce polished PowerPoint Presentations or Word Documents using MOD writing standards.


Familiarity with how to use Sparx Enterprise Architect.

Familiarity with AWS services especially AWS Data Handling services

Understanding of API deployment across Security Domains/Boundaries

Security Clearance: Must be UK national and either hold, or willing to gain higher level Security Cleared (SC).

Working pattern: due to the secure nature of the work we are operating with a hybrid working policy. We would expect our members to be in their local office as and when required. Some travel to other CGI or client sites might be required (all travel away from your base office is expensed)

Unconditionally inclusive we know diversity brings a great 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.


Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees members because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are todayone of the worlds largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGIwhere your ideas and actions make a difference.

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