Solution Architect

STR Group Services
17 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Solution Architect- £700 a day- Reading (travel all over UK)- 8 Month Contract

My Client has released an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Solution Architect.The Global Domains are aligned by technology to create agile delivery teams - Secure Infrastructure is the biggest of the five core technical domains that have been formed, they cover 20+ Products including Azure Infrastructure, Windows Server, Windows Client, System Centre, Hyper-V, VMM, Active Directory, Azure AD, Azure RMS, Devices & Application Management, Cyber, and Security & Identity.

The Services Solution Architect within the Global Domain organisation will be responsible for delivering high quality architectural solutions and business outcomes based on the Microsoft Platform. Demonstrating Deep knowledge of the Domain Solutions and offerings, capable of taking a lead role across the entire lifecycle of a project from pre-sales through design and delivery of the solution - the Services Solution Architect drives transformational results and realises business strategy for Microsoft Services.
Key focus areas of this role:
Breadth infrastructure technologies, including: AD Consolidation, with Azure AD; End User Computing, based around the Microsoft stack, including Windows 10; Identity & MIM and RMS.
Planning you will define the project approach, deliverables and team model needed to deliver the desired outcomes/business benefit
Delivery you will provide leadership and technical assurance to ensure the solution implemented will perform as specified & deliver the expected benefits.
Customer facing and relationship skills as a senior member of the delivery team, you will be a primary point of solution and technical liaison with the customer team and senior stakeholders.
Ideally, you will have a breath of Microsoft solution experience, from Hybrid Cloud to Cloud Platforms, Management and Virtualisation technologies, Windows Client & Mobility transformations and Security & Identity consulting. You will have lead infrastructure projects from conception through to sign-off in enterprise organisations. This includes requirements gathering, definition of functional and non-functional specification, creation of the solution architecture, detailed design, migration design, test plan, solution development/build-out and piloting.

If you can bring
o Creating reference architecture / architecture artifacts
o Creating project initiation documents
o Scoping workstreams from a resource/effort perspective
o Liaising with architecture community and stakeholders in sub organisations
o Leading consultants in ensuring their designs are against the architecture
o Reviewing designs, etc.
o Arm's length i.e. the project is producing advisory materials and guiding sub organisations on moving to W10

Technology wise:
o Project has heavy security focus
o Windows 10 OS deployment preparation, deployment and operation
o Windows 10 security stack understanding
o E.g. Cred Guard/App Guard/UEFI/SmartScreen/BitLocker etc. etc.
o Understanding of Windows Defender ATP (WDATP)
o Understanding of Windows Analytics (WA) as a whole, focused on Upgrade Readiness
o Windows as a Service
o Servicing plans, etc. and how this is a big change
o Identity
o Appreciation of Azure AD as identity source for access to WDATP and WA
To apply for this position please send a up to date CV to *******************
This job closes on Thursday 19th of April @ 2pm.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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