Solutions Architect

As a Solutions Architect, you will join one of our small, fast-paced, agile delivery teams; using agile methodology and DevOps techniques to design, build, and maintain cloud infrastructure supporting workloads for customers in the UK Government and Defence sector.

We’re looking for someone with extensive Cloud and Solutions experience to join our team.

Solutions Architect

Date posted:
17 December
Job type:
Full time


Engineering at IIG consists of a wide range of responsibilities, the list below gives a flavour of some of the tasks you may be asked to undertake; 

  • Draft technical Statements of requirements for cloud native applications and platform solutions.
  • Work closely with our customers to develop technical architectures and solutions. 
  • Elaborate technical and business requirements.
  • Have accountability for producing high and low level technical designs.   
  • Produce high level operating model designs.
  • Have an excellent understanding of secure by design development, security controls and architecture commensurate with cloud and application security best practice.
  • Work closely with DevOps technologies to develop CICD pipelines, processes and tools for each project. 
  • Take ownership of technology decisions, select the appropriate languages, testing strategies and tools we develop our solutions in 
  • Have a stake in solutions post-delivery, helping to ensure we excel in monitoring and supporting cloud applications. 
  • Define service management practices/process.
  • Architect and support delivery of on-premise virtualization (VMware ESX, vCenter) solutions. 
  • Architect and support delivery of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS public cloud (AWS & Azure) solutions.
  • Develop and maintain all the necessary technical architecture documentation required to support security and architectural accreditation.


Our Solutions Architects enjoy working on a variety of interesting and challenging projects, so we want our team to have a proactive and can-do attitude to our work. We pride ourselves on keeping up with emerging technologies and delivery best-practice so it is important that you enjoy learning and continuous improvement.

You will ideally have exposure to;

  • Contemporary software engineering including selection and application of appropriate technology and patterns.
  • Confidence working in a team developing full-stack solutions.
  • Defining, installing, or supporting networking solutions.
  • DevOps and the techniques which enable it – including virtualisation, containerisation, CI/CD and IaC
  • Working with high-level stakeholders – both internally and externally
  • Working in agile environments using methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban.

All applicants need to be eligible for a full UK SC security clearance.


The Solutions Architect role is an excellent opportunity, and CACI reward their staff well with a competitive salary and impressive benefits package which includes:

  1. Flexi-time: 37.5 hour weeks to structure how you want, with working from home available
  2. Learning: Budget for conferences, training courses and other materials
  3. Social: Fantastic culture with monthly social events
  4. Future You: Matched pension and health care package
  5. Annual bonus: Individual and performance based, as well as annual salary reviews

We understand the importance of getting to know your colleagues. We hold whole company meetings every quarter, and a training/work brief weekend once a year, among many other social activities.


Founded in 2006, CACI IIG is an exciting, growing and progressive business unit within CACI UK.  They currently have over 250 intelligent, professional and engaging staff. Through a rigorous emphasis on quality, the company has grown considerably to become one of the UK’s most well-respected Software Engineering consultancies.

CACI IIG support government departments to use information intelligently to make mission critical decisions and advance the security, sustainability and prosperity for the UK.


CACI is an equal opportunities employer. Therefore, we embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favourably on the grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation religion, belief or age. We have a Diversity & Inclusion Steering Group and we always welcome new people with fresh perspectives from any background to join the group.

Due to the industries we work in, we require all our team to be able to obtain security clearance. To qualify for this, you must be a British passport holder and have lived permanently in the UK for the last 5 years. In some circumstances, we are able to consider dual-nationals and people born in other countries.

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Interested? Then please apply by emailing us with your CV.

It’s as easy as that!