Service Architect - SC Cleared - Basingstoke

Service Architect (Contract)

  • Basingstoke based Service Architect role

  • Competitive day rate

  • 6 month contract, likely to extend

Must currently have live SC Cleareance.

The Company:

A FTSE 500 company. In the UK some of their services include; IT consulting services, technology products, managed services, cloud-based solutions, and systems integration.


A Service Architect is required for the design and communication of architectures to enable and guide the design and development of integrated solutions of service delivery processes and tools that meet current and future business needs. Architectures will cover service processes, organisation, operating model and other aspects that may be required in addition to technology components.

Solutions must demonstrate how agreed requirements (such as automation of business processes) are met, any requirements which are not fully met, and any options or considerations which require a business decision. They will provide comprehensive guidance on the development of, and modifications to, solution components to ensure that they take account of and are compatible with relevant strategies, policies, standards and practices that exist for the company and the customer.

Mandatory Requirements:

* Experience of Service Architecture design for major IT systems

* A detailed knowledge of service delivery concepts and techniques with strong operational understanding of service supply chains

* Self-motivating, objective setting, and with strong negotiating skills

* Client-facing skills at senior-level discussion, with the ability to communicate ideas to senior executives
* The ability to express a pragmatic and thorough design, taking into account any conflicting priorities of the business or Customer
* The ability to write coherent, concise, and readable technical documentation, cost models and implementation plans

* The ability to hold a large and diverse design team to a single agreed approach, and to ensure that there are no gaps between the various components.

Desirable Requirements:
* ITIL version 3 Practitioner or Expert
* Experience of modelling techniques and tools - process, applications, data and technology

* Experience with Service Desk tools and with Service Automation tools.