Solution Architect

Hemel Hempstead or Holborn
Meets market rates
04 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
Clearance Level
Job Type

Sopra Steria are currently recruiting for a Solution Architect with a strong Microsoft Cloud, Azure and O365 background. This contract is for an initial six months, with further cope for extensions.

On client’s instructions, due to the urgency, nature and length of the assignment, the successful candidate must have current security clearance to a high level.

Key Skills / Responsibilities/Activities

  • Management of 3rd party supplier
  • Review of designs/plans
  • Main interface between third party supplier and customer
  • Management/Oversight of Hybrid/O365 implementation
  • Documentation of internal O365 design + Updates
  • Defining security mapping against current environment
  • Weekly calls with team, customer and programme
  • Support the PM with project plans
  • Input into the wider customer programme and migration planning
  • Lead the proof of concept project
  • Agree scope, responsibilities and success criteria
  • Document the POC inputs and outputs
  • Setup a POC Azure Site Recovery service to demonstrate:
    • Failover and fail back to/from primary site to Azure/secondary site;
    • Perform failover DR drills;
    • Failover separate application stacks with a single click;
    • How to automate failover process;
    • How ASR can be used as a migration vehicle, when migrating on-premises infrastructure to IaaS
    • How replication is only storing blocks and IaaS VMs are only spun up when DR is invoked


The post holder will work through Sopra Steria Recruitment for Sopra Steria, the UK's leading Outsourcing and Technology Company. There are no agencies working this requirement, please contact me directly.

The post holder will work through Sopra Steria Recruitment for Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, providing one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings on the market: consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services.

2017 Winners of the APSCo Awards for Excellence for Recruitment Company of the Year £50m+ Turnover

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