Client Technology/Devices Architect
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Atkins is part of the SNC Lavalin Group of companies, the delivery of its IT is via a function called Group IS. Our Group Information Services (Group IS) business is made up of digital, user service, technology and project management experts, working across multiple regions. Our teams are supporting globally including those based in offices and working on remote sites with our clients where we partner the business on some of the worlds iconic design and build and infrastructure projects.
Group IS has developed an operating model to evolve the way IT services are provided to the company, moving from a ‘Business as Usual’ focus to an organisation driven by a joint technology roadmap with the business and enabling business value. Here, the key focus areas include: getting the basics right, being a true partner to the business, information assurance & security, career management for our staff, and supporting the organization on its digital journey.
Purpose of the Team/Role
Reporting to the Client Architecture & Design Manager this position provides the opportunity to join a highly skilled and motivated global IT organisation responsible for the design and delivery of end user computing services to 35,000 users.
The Client Architecture & Design team is located within the Technology Delivery sector of Atkins (A member of the SNC Group) IT Services, they are a highly skilled team of desktop subject matter experts focussed on delivering global IS solutions within the organisation. Embracing and developing the latest technologies the team provides solutions which drive the business forward in achieving corporate strategies.
Individuals in this role will apply technology to business requirements and problems with a focus on delivering business value. The role will involve taking the technical lead on global IT projects within the enterprise as part of larger project teams but also individually. You will be passionate about introducing new technologies and solutions within the enterprise. The focus of the deliverables will be on the end user computer sector and will often be delivered through a combination of desktop and infrastructure technologies.
The role requires an in depth understanding of systems design, with considerable of experience within desktop sector of large organisations. Proven experience of leading and delivering global IT projects is essential, along with the following:
- Technical Leadership with proven experience of influencing senior stakeholders
- Requirements gathering and documentation
- Identifying suitable solutions to meet the present and future requirements (both functional and non-functional)
- Technical design and documentation
- Systems implementation and testing
Successful candidates will be experienced in leading the delivery of IT services in large enterprises and be able to demonstrate thorough technical knowledge and understanding in the following areas.
- Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite
- Office 365
- Windows 10 and Windows as a service
- Operating System Deployment
- Configuration Manager
- Group Policy
- Microsoft certification or equivalent experience
- ITIL foundation or equivalent preferable
- Proven experience of delivering process efficiencies and improvements
- Ability to build and maintain efficient working relationships with remote teams
- Demonstrate ability to take ownership of and accountability for relevant products and services
- Ability to plan, prioritise and complete your own work, whilst remaining a team player
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.
Rewards and benefits:
Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: https://www.yourrewardatkins.com
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.
ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.