End User Architect

Job Title: End User Architect

Location: Salisbury (some remote working available)

Salary: £70 - £75k plus car allowance

This role will require you to go through security clearance SC level

The Day Job

To provide expertise and leadership in the design, configuration and management of all corporate EUC devices and associated supporting management services. This will involve identifying and architecting build solutions, leading on implementation, securing, upgrading and the continuous improvement for all aspects of End User Compute This role will directly support the account cloud adoption strategies - ensuring a consistent EUC implementation of customer-centric, value driven technology solutions. In particular architecting and implementing build configurations for new; laptops, desktops, mobile telephones and tablets. Curiosity, confidence, innovation, out of the box thinking and a holistic application of technical skills to business problems are expected.

Key Responsibilities

Take ownership of the technical envisioning, scope, and goals/benefits of implementing EUC related technologies. As technology refresh exercises arise the individual will lead on ensuring the EUC elements are appropriate and optimised and will deliver new builds, or implementations/updates, of:

  • Desktops, Laptops & Mobile Phones
  • Windows 10, Office and Office 365 and Application Packaging and Delivery
  • Microsoft SCCM
  • Active Directory / GPO / Azure AD / Intune
  • Anti-Malware including Windows Defender.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • The design of high quality end to end EUC architectures which meet account requirements, consistent with the account Digital Strategy principles and Enterprise Architecture standards
  • Ensuring the performance, availability, scalability, agility of and connectivity to new account cloud solutions for all EUC devices

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of the following is a benefit
  • Management of Thin Client, Zero Client
  • VDI Pools,
  • VMWare Instant Clones
  • VMWare App Volumes

The Company

Sopra Steria's Aerospace, Defence and Security business designs, develops and deploys digital solutions to Central Government clients. The work we do makes a real difference to the client's goal of National Security, and we operate in a unique and privileged environment. We are given time for professional development activities, and we coach and mentor our colleagues, sharing knowledge and learning from each other. We foster a culture in which employees feel valued and supported and have pride in their work for the customer, delivering outstanding rates of customer satisfaction in the UK's most complex safety- and security-critical markets.
Our technical specialists deploy systems running many of the major operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and multiple Linux distros. We also provide Messaging and Collaboration systems and support, Application packaging and deployment, along with supporting Infrastructure and Cloud services and support. Our time can be split between our services and project work, so we have the chance to be multi-disciplined and access to a range of technologies.