Solutions Architect - NEC Digital

  • Full-time

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Job Description

*We have strict security clearance requirements due to our customers, so I am afraid that we can only consider applicants that have lived in the UK for 5 years or more*

NEC Digital, you choose the path of no compromise. We provide industry leading expertise across the full scope of a project, giving our customers the confidence and security they need to achieve great outcomes for your users. 

A partnership of best-in-class software delivery, with pioneering user-centred design services. We offer full end-to-end digital transformation expertise to the very highest standards from discovery to development and beyond, at a scale and quality unique in the market. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Head of Technology to design solutions required for customer projects, documenting requirements, and designing the architecture of applications.
  • Identify and address issues with existing architectures, proposing innovative solutions to meet client needs.
  • Participate in bid calls and interact with the sales process, providing technical input and expertise to support successful bids.
  • Work closely with customers to understand their requirements and translate them into robust technical solutions.
  • Effectively communicate technical concepts and issues to non-technical stakeholders, ensuring a clear understanding across all parties.


Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong technical proficiency in modern web applications and SaaS platforms hosted in Public Cloud.
  • Excellent technical writing skills, with the ability to document requirements and design architectures effectively.
  • Good Knowledge of data modelling, database design principles and data integration techniques.
  • Experience working in the public sector, with a strong understanding of government processes and requirements.
  • Ability to obtain Security clearance is required for this role.
  •  Personally, you must be confident and comfortable to be left to solve problems self sufficiently, and work autonomously, as well as part of the wider remote team.

Preferred Experience:

  • Certification in AWS or other cloud platforms is highly desirable.
  • Experience working in a customer-facing role, interacting directly with clients throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Familiarity with compliance frameworks such as GDPR and Cyber Essentials.
  • Have worked at the architectural level, however, coming from a developer/software background.

Additional Information

We pride ourselves in offering an excellent benefits package, including an above average pension scheme. When you join the team at NEC Software Solutions, you are provided with the following:

  • Private Medical Cover funded by NEC for Employees (with the option to add family members at an additional cost) 
  • 25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/sell (FTE)
  • 4 x basic salary life assurance cover funded by NEC (with the option to increase cover at an additional cost)
  • A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions up to a maximum of 8.5%
  • A selection of flexible benefits to suit your individual needs
  • All colleagues get free access to LinkedIn Learning. Over 15000 courses covering a huge breadth of subjects. Learn about what you like, when you like, how you like. 


  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the UK. Documentary evidence will be required.
  • All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting, references and occupational health checks. 
  • Depending on the nature of the role a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check may also be required.

NEC Software Solutions is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities. If you require any reasonable adjustments or have specific accessibility needs during the recruitment or interview process, please feel free to share these with us. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive and accommodating experience for all candidates.

Who We Are:

We’re NEC Software Solutions (part of global tech giant NEC Corporation). While you read this ad, our software is helping to dispatch ambulances, support families, keep trains on the move, locate missing people and even test the hearing of newborn babies.

Working with us, you’ll be helping our 3,000+ employees push the boundaries of what’s possible and support amazing public services.

We work with governments, hospitals, police forces, housing providers, local authorities and more. We help them pay financial support faster, speed up treatments for patients and respond to emergencies in the right way. The more we do, the more our customers can do for others. And together, we make a world of difference.

We’d love your help. And we’ll support you all the way.

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