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  • UK, South West, Wiltshire, Corsham
  • £825+ per day (Within IR35)
  • Contract , 5 months
  • Full time

Our Defence client is currently recruiting for a SC Solution Architect, on a 5 month contract paying £825 P/D inside IR35. 


Role: Solution Architect 

Contract Length: 31/03/22 

Location: Corsham – Some WFH 

IR35: Inside 

Pay Rate to Candidate: £825 UMB / £614.05 PAYE 



Organise and Chair the IdAM Policy and Schema Authority 

Organise the strands of work and resources that will need to feed in to the IdAM Policy and Schema Authority 

Work with team members on the Policies, Standards and Patterns to be submitted to the IdAM Policy and Schema Authority to ensure they are fit for submission 

Manage the communications engagement to ensure that MOD are aware of any approved policy documentation and how to access it 

Identify existing IdAM Policies, Standards and Patterns and review/gain approval for their fitness of purpose for the current state and future state IdAM Environments 

Identify any missing IdAM related Policies, Standards and Patterns and feed into the Backlog for production, this may be production by yourself or via another team better positioned to deliver the outcome 

Develop a document map that shows all the IdAM related Policies, Standards and Patterns 

Develop standardised templates to be used for Policies, Standards and Patterns 

Work closely with the IAMS programme, IdAM project, Atlas Exit and MNO at a minimum to ensure alignment on Policies, Standards and Patterns 

Work with the IAMS Technical team on any new Policies, Patterns and Standards required 

Provide support to Business Change and Engagement where required during any implementation planning 

Participate in in Architecture Boards as required 

Attend the Sprint ceremonies 

Deliver defined packages of work for each phase of the Sprints 

Develop and provide input to the Sprint Backlog 


Minimum Requirement: 

Solution Architecture design knowledge in both cloud and standard hosting environments 

Good IdAM knowledge including MS Active Directory and MS Azure Active directory 

Knowledge of Federating with external partners and the standards and patterns involved in that 

Experience of delivering Policies, Standards and Patterns for an MS Azure AAD environment 

Must be a highly driven self-starter who can identify what needs to be done and drive that forward without large amounts of support and guidance 

Able to work in an agile manner 

Strong communications skills to liaise with stakeholders at all levels and manage chairing the Schema and Policy Authority 

Must be SC cleared 

Good skills to have: 

Understanding of MOD IdAM 

MS Azure Architect certification 

MS Azure Security Engineer Associate certification 

d. Knowledge of US and NATO IdAM and its policies, standards and patterns 


Identity background 

Cloud experience / Microsoft Azure 


Architectural design 

IT background (Architect) 

Strong comms / stakeholder management 

MOS experience preferred 

Security Clearance: SC (Must fill out the MOD/DTSL field- If clearance hasn’t been used in last 12 months it will have lapsed) 

Full Name: 


Clearance Sponsor: 

Clearance last used: 

Expiry date: 

CV Deadline: 16/11 @ 2pm 

Interview Process: TBC

  • Contact: Jordan Key
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 04.08.2022
  • Deadline: 18.08.2022
  • Quote ref: 990034/49160

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