Workplace Devices Services Architect

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  • Location:

    Hampshire, England

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £650 - £725 per day

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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  • Consultant:


Workplace Devices Services Architect

+ 6 month initial contract

+ Hampshire based

+ £650 to £725 per day

+ Inside IR35 determination

+ DV Cleared Position

Key Skill:

+ Workplace architecture and design on large programmes


+ Programme to create a new environment for a major UK public sector customers, the role is responsible for architecture, design and technical leadership of work to implement secure device management including Windows 10 configuration and image creation, packaging, software deployment.

+ Support enterprise architects in developing programme-wide architecture and meeting objectives of Preliminary Design Review (PDR).

+ Provide an outline plan of the project to the Scrum Master e.g. key objectives of a series of sprints, dependencies, etc.

+ Analyse requirements, policies, standards, and other constraints. Flag up omissions or inconsistencies and seek resolution.

+ Develop and document high level design using given methodology (SAFe), tools and templates.

+ Give direction and support to the engineers building and testing the design.

Skills Required:

Previous experience of IT architecture and design on large programmes. Experience of agile and waterfall methodologies (e.g. SAFe), tools and templates used on such programmes.

Previous experience of working in highly secure environments.

Able to read and appreciate the consequences of large volumes of documentation including requirements, policies, standards, etc.

Able to liaise effectively with customer representatives.

Able to liaise effectively with other areas of the programme e.g. enterprise architects, programme management office (PMO), other towers with which the project will have to interface (e.g. Security, Service Management, Hosting), System Test), subcontractors and vendors.

Able to work autonomously within a complex programme. Given the complexity, there are likely to be elements where the architect has no previous experience; they should be able to work intelligently and methodically in such circumstances.

Technical leadership: able to give direction and support to the engineers building and testing the design, and to other teams interfacing with the design. Able to present the project to governance reviews and security accreditors.

Previous experience of securing thick and thin end user devices e.g. security clamps, encryption management, UEFI configuration, anti-malware, access control, data loss prevention.

Previous experience of designing software deployment systems using SCCM / Config Manager / MECM and peer-to-peer caching.