IT Architect | Babcock


Job Title: IT Architect
Employer: Babcock
Location: Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 23643_221644866


Job Details:

Job Title: IT Architect
Location: Corsham, Wiltshire + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57290

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a IT Architect at our Corsham site.

We have been awarded the contract to rmanage and modernise the UK MOD satellite network, Skynet.

The role

As an IT Systems Architect you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will design IT systems and upgrades to current systems to deliver new service capability, ensuring new services and systems meet industry best practice and UK security requirements.

Day-to-day, you’ll also manage obsolescence within the existing system to ensure the system remains supportable and compliant to security requirements. You will manage the installation and configuration of new system software, hardware, and connectivity. In this role you will also:

  • Test and commissioning of new equipment and services.
  • Providing third line support to operations teams.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week. Offering a hybrid working pattern with the expectation to be onsite 3 days a week. There will be a requirement to visit one of our local sites in Colerne, Bristol, or Oakhanger, typically once a week within the 3 onsite days.

Essential experience of the IT Architect

  • Experience of having direct responsibility for architecture/design activities on large and complex projects
  • Experience of VMWare and virtualisation
  • Knowledge of common enterprise IT components including Microsoft Operating Systems, Linux, anti-virus, active directory and M365

Qualifications for the IT Architect

  • You will have to a minimum of HNC (Level 4) in Information Technology, Computer Science or other related subject. Alternatively, an equivalent qualification such as a degree level.
  • Driving license

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Developed Vetting (DV) clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day’s paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 27/05/2024



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