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IT Solution Architect

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Landmarc are seeking an experienced Solution Architect with a background in software development, to work across teams and understand how we might leverage technology to enhance the way we deliver services to our customer.  The successful applicant will take on the analysis and design of solution architectures for the current and future contractual needs of the business.

Main Responsibility


Maintain the Enterprise Architecture and manage its evolution


Work with stakeholders across functional areas, recommending new platforms, tools and technologies appropriate to the business strategy

Ensure that all solutions meet business, information, application and technology needs and align with the Enterprise Architectural principles

Work with the Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect tool using TOGAF, Archimate and UML as appropriate, to document solutions


Produce White Papers and technical options to support business cases


Liaise with project team members and business representatives


Keep updated with new and changing technologies


Suggest updates and improvements to development and team practices and technologies


Work closely with IT Management team to ensure best practice is embedded across the IT Department

The Ideal Candidate

What you know

  • Deep understanding of architectural styles (e.g. 2-Tier, 3-Tier, Microservice Architecture)
  • Deep understanding of Architectural Patterns and when and where to apply them (e.g. Saga, API Gateway)
  • Experience of modelling languages like Archimate/ UML
  • Microsoft Technologies (Full Stack)
  • Software development
  • IT Infrastructure including on premises as well as IaaS and PaaS
  • Asset management
  • Web technologies.
  • Business strategy and IT strategy



What you can do

  • Problem solving ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Driven, Self-motivated, Enthusiastic attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well both as part of a team and using own initiative
  • Ability to work across multiple solutions/projects at any one time and prioritise work load accordingly
  • Experience of using Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect including modelling languages (Archimate & UML)
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office
  • Experience of using MS Azure DevOps Server
  • Experience of software development, especially .NET
  • Keep up to date with emerging technologies to highlight potential opportunities


Nice to have

  • TOGAF Certified
  • Experience of cloud technologies and architecting solutions in on the Azure/ MS 365 platform.
  • Understanding and appreciation of Data Analytics and leveraging data as a business asset.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the ITIL Service Lifecycle
  • Understanding and appreciation of Analytics and AI
  • Experience of Geographic Information Systems e.g. ESRI ArcGIS
  • Experience of 2D and 3D rendering technologies e.g. Three.js



Package Description

Landmarc will provide you with a competitive salary; in addition to this, we also offer the following main benefits, amongst many others:


Landmarc offers all employees an opportunity to join our company stakeholder pension scheme, whereby the company will contribute up to 8% of the employee’s salary.


Employees are entitled to 25 days’ pro rata during each year of employment plus public holidays. Three extra discretionary days added to our annual leave allowances at Christmas.

Annual leave allowance will increase in recognition of your continued service.

Holiday purchase – purchase up to 10 more days’ holiday to use throughout the year.

Other benefits

Edenred – employee savings scheme

Annual salary review, in consultation with the recognised Trade Unions

Life assurance insured for three times your annual salary, to help the loved ones

Reimbursement of professional fees and on-going training

Health Cash Plan – All employees can join. You can also add up to four children under the age of 24 to your policy

Family friendly policy

Sick pay - After 6 months of service 

About the Company

Landmarc provides the support services that enable Armed Forces from around the world to prepare for frontline military operations across the UK Defence Training Estate (DTE). This includes maintaining and delivering safe and sustainable infrastructure, managing and operating training areas and ranges and delivering multi-million pound projects to improve vital training assets.


By joining Landmarc you will be supporting our vision to provide the best training experience we can for our Armed Forces. We are the first and only Special Purpose Vehicle to be contracted by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Industry Partner on the UK Defence Training Estate and the only company that is solely dedicated to the UK DTE, delivering essential support services since 2003.

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