Technical Architect (SC/DV Cleared)

Business area: 

Technology Consulting


Milton Keynes

Job type: 


Start date: 


6 Months (Extension Possible)

Security Clearance: 

SC or DV Clearance

Job description

About us

Solirius Consulting delivers technical consultancy and application delivery to our clients in order to solve real world problems and allow our clients to respond to an ever-changing technical landscape. We partner closely with our clients, embedding our consultants into their businesses in order to provide a bespoke service, allowing us to truly understand our clients’ needs.

It is this close collaboration with our clients that has enabled us to grow rapidly in recent years and will drive our ambitious future growth plans. We currently have over 250 consultants working with a variety of key clients from both the public and private sectors such as the Ministry of Justice, Department for Education, FCDOS, UEFA, International Olympic Committee and Mercedes Benz; with plans to increase our client base further in the near future.

We operate as a flat organisation and believe in trusting and supporting our team to operate independently. We pride ourselves on being specialists at what we do, making the most of our consultants’ expertise in their fields in order to provide a best-in-class service to our clients. All our consultants have the opportunity to work on a range of different projects, providing a broad range of knowledge on which to develop their careers and progress in the direction they choose.

The role

We are looking for an experienced Technical Architect with excellent communication skills to work with one of our major government clients delivering a critical project.

This role will sit within a hosting team and will require expert knowledge of VMware products and a broad spectrum of infrastructure knowledge.

There are two roles on offer, one requires the successful candidate to work exclusively on- site in Milton Keynes due to the sensitive nature of the project.

The other architect can work remotely 2 to 3 days per week.

Applicants must hold active SC or DV clearance. Applicants without SC or DV clearance need not apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To produce design documentation for technology solutions, eg high level designs and low level designs

  • Supporting projects through pre-discovery, guiding and assuring technology alignment to strategy and desired outcomes.

  • Lead designs through DDA (Digital Design Authority).

  • Support, guide and assure the Hosting Service Owner with the delivery of an enduring technical strategy.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Expert knowledge of VMware products.

  • Very strong knowledge/experience of a broad spectrum of infrastructure technologies to support designs and assurance. Including hardware layer, storage, clustering, high availability, backups (ideally VEEAM), monitoring.

  • Experience of working within Agile projects.

  • Preferably experience working in Central Government Departments

Equality and diversity

Solirius Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that supports, celebrates, encourages and respects all individuals and in which all processes are based on merit, competence and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexuality, age, disability, ethnicity, marital status or any other protected characteristics.


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