Location: Edinburgh based with Hybrid working

Are you an experienced Infrastructure architect? Can you operate comfortably in complex customer environments? Do you want to shape your world and change the way the world works?  Do you want to collaborate and achieve together with committed people to deliver excellent technical solutions?  This is your world and your opportunity to shape it for the better.

Shape your world

We are looking for a Senior Solution Architect to join a busy customer facing architecture team based in Edinburgh. The successful applicant will manage a small/ medium design team. They will be a competent design authority on larger or more complex solutions, demonstrating an understanding of the customer’s business and commercial issues. They will identify, design and deliver larger or more complex architectures, strategies and specific solutions and be responsible for the design and communication of structures to enable and guide the design and development of integrated solutions that meet current and future business needs. Changes to service, process, organisation, operating model and other aspects may be required in addition to technology components, and solutions must demonstrate how agreed requirements (such as automation of business processes) are met, any requirements which are not fully met or, and any options or considerations which require a business decision. The provision of comprehensive guidance on the development of, and modifications to, solution components will be available to ensure that they take account of relevant architectures, strategies, policies, standards and practices and that existing and planned solution components remain compatible.

The role is part of an existing design team and delivers predominantly to a financial services account.

Your experience

Strong technical architecture, design, implementation or operational skills with an interest, aptitude and design experience in one or more of the following:

  • Modern Workplace – Virtual Desktop, Azure Virtual Desktop, M365, O365, Application provisioning and delivery
  • Wintel – Operating Systems including Windows Client/ Server, Active Directory, IaaS, PaaS, MaaS, Authentication.
  • Virtualisation Technologies– Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktop, Citrix Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Profile Management, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V.

The following soft skills and experience are desirable:

  • Excellent communication skills and well developed consulting skills.
  • Technical leadership and appropriate gravitas for high level customer, project and bid team interaction.
  • Experienced in most areas of the solution lifecycle and enterprise architecture.

 

Shape your world and achieve together

 

We are Fujitsu. A Japanese company with a strong set of values and a history of respecting fairness and equality, whilst promoting diversity and inclusion. We constantly push ourselves to do more and strive to bring together a diverse mix of perspectives and talents in an inclusive environment, where we encourage our people to bring their full self to work. We call this Be Completely You.

We are inclusive. As a responsible business, it is really important to us that we reflect the diversity of our society and customers. Not only are we a Disability Confident company, a Times Top 50 employer for Women and a signatory for the Race at Work Charter, we are also committed to the United Nations standards for LGBT+.

We are people centric. This means we care about our people (and their families) and appreciate that everyone has a life outside of work. By supporting our people to Work Your Way, we empower them to achieve a flexible and respectful approach to work which suits them and our customers best – this could be working hours, location, or a flexible approach to their working day.

We want you to thrive. If working for a progressive organisation, with a continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion is important, you should apply.