Technical Architects – CGI Group, Inc. – Kingston upon Hull

CGI Group, Inc.

Position Description:
Working in our Central Government business unit, our Technical Architects are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world purpose and positive impact on UK Citizens‘ lives. From helping the Police keep streets safe to the delivery of location services during the Covid-19 crisis, the protection of Britain‘s maritime territories to processing the Crown Prosecution Service‘s caseload; our work is wide ranging with high stakes and high impact. You‘ll be part of an open, friendly community of experts and we‘ll train and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go.
CGI was voted a ‘Best Workplace in Tech‘ by Great Place to WorkTM in 2022, and offers a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme ( + matching) which makes you a member, not just an employee. We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent and inspiring more women to pursue careers in our sector. We won ‘Best Tech Employer‘ at the 2022 Women in Tech Employer Awards. We are happy to discuss remote and/or hybrid working. At CGI you‘ll be part of an open, friendly community of experts. We‘ll train and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go. All applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) to Security Check (SC) level. #LI-Remote #LI-RJ1
Your future duties and responsibilities:
You will lead the overall Technical Delivery across a key account, taking ownership for pre-contract change requests, in-delivery project solutions and ensuring links are maintained between existing deliverables and potential strategic deliverables.
This is a hands-on technical delivery role with responsibility for assuring and authorising solutions and High-Level Designs both for new client business and in-flight projects in delivery. Working closely with (and reporting into) our CTO, you‘ll be able to understand the current architectures, advise on short-term changes to that architecture and act as guardian to approve/reject any for change. Where required, you would own the relationships with third-party suppliers and really focus on building and sustaining client technical confidence.
You will be responsible for the following:
• Defining, validating and promoting appropriate solutions to deliver business benefits.
• Bridging the gap between multiple stakeholders in the Solution and Client teams for complex systems.
• Defining, validating and promoting appropriate solutions to deliver business benefits
• Being Directing a team of Architects involved in new business opportunities and delivery of projects.
• Ensuring a programme of projects are self-consistent across the account and appropriate assurance activities are undertaken to ensure the technical delivery is on track.
• Remediating areas of risk and leading on issue resolution for programme-level concerns.
• Attending and contributing to the Strategic Projects Forum as the Senior technical representative, which governs major in-flight project deliveries.
• Providing insight into risks and opportunities arising from the technology landscape on the account and working closely with the CTO to develop compelling solutions for the client.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
You must have experience of scoping and delivering large-scale technical programmes, complex delivery, working across multiple third parties, influencing delivery and providing business value.
Additional experience and competencies for this role should include some or all of the following:
• Proven and recent experience of being hands-on, working on large, complex, technical deliveries with a desire to remain hands-on.
• Ability to disseminate information efficiently across multiple teams, internally and externally whilst maintaining the key message.
• Strong attention to detail, able to manage legacy delivery with a desire to upskill team members.
• Exemplary leadership skills, comfortable with uncertainty and able to hold a strong position to clients – communicating persuasively with high-level stakeholders.
• Commercial and risk savvy, responsible for overall technical deliveries.
• Significant pre-sales experience, able to lead in this capacity as a Technical Architect.
• Central Government experience
Technical Architecture

What you can expect from us:
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 today-one of the world‘s 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 CGI-where your ideas and actions make a difference.

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