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Managing Consultant - Digital Solution Architect

Capgemini

Capgemini

IT
United Kingdom
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

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At Capgemini Invent, we help our clients to embrace innovation and transformation to get the future they want.

By combining strategy, technology, data science, and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we partner with our clients to innovate and transform their business, helping them navigate today, while plotting a course for the future.

About Capgemini Invent

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As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses. Located in more than 36 offices and 37 creative studios around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.

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Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.

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Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability.

An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable). We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success. When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.

Get The Future You Want

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Who you'll be working with:

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Our Digital Architects are the architects of positive futures and are at the heart of driving better outcomes with and for our clients. As part of shaping this future we use talented Solution Architects to deliver leading-edge digital solutions for our clients, combining a hands-on technology back-ground with a clear understanding of the business value and a consultative approach to make the difference.

Working with leading digital architects, technology consultants and business experts you will be at the heart of delivering profitable outcomes in business and technology-oriented environments with a broad range of private- and public-sector clients to achieve their strategic goals. Our Solution Architects sit within the Digital Architecture tribe, which is part of the Future of Technology practice within Capgemini Invent. We are a dynamic community who value growth, professional development and the ability to make a real difference. We aim to work in diverse multi-disciplinary teams, hand-in-glove with our clients.

The focus of your role:

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The focus of your role, as a digital solution architect, will be on working in a product design or development team to architect the solutions for our clients. You will work on new or existing IT services that needs innovative solutions and potentially radical transformation to provide the digital offerings expected by the customers. Often both the delivery approach (customer-centric and agile) and technical solutions need to be proven and will require clear leadership to work collaboratively with our clients to achieve their outcome. Your work will include the design of the end-to-end solution, mapping the underlying capabilities needed to build the solution, to ensure the solution meets the required architecture standards, patterns or blue-prints and to provide the necessary technical support to the scrum teams and product design team to develop the solution.

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An additional aspect of your role will be to prove the value of new propositions and solutions to our clients through prototyping, technical feasibility assessment and piloting. Working with cloud-based solutions to quickly implement MVPs or Spikes to prove the value of specific aspects of a solution to our clients. You will need to have hands-on experience to effectively work with UX and Service Designers and developers to design and implement solution and support rapid iterative development.

As part of your role you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the business and your own personal growth, through activities that form part of the following categories:

  • Business Development – Leading/contributing to proposals, RFPs, bids, proposition development, client pitch contribution, client hosting at events.
  • Internal contribution – Campaign development, internal think-tanks, whitepapers, practice development (operations, recruitment, team events & activities), offering development.
  • Learning & development – Training to support your career development and the skills demand within the company, certifications etc.

What you'll bring:

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  • Must have experience of delivering Digital Solutions on one or more cloud platform (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Comfortable working in an Agile Environment balancing time-to-value and iterative delivery with governance and control processes.
  • Experience and knowledge to quickly build and test applications, try out cloud native services, work alongside UX/UI or front end developers to build a prototype without hesitation
  • A good understanding of Cloud Services and Solution Components covering PaaS, SaaS, ServerLess Computing and Micro-service based solution.
  • Ability to communicate on a Business and Technical level bringing solutions to life for a range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to design an end to end solution that is cost effective, increases digital footprint, increases completion rates of a transaction, understand user centric design, meets business KPIs and user satisfaction
  • Understanding of the current and future technology trends. You must have worked in delivering digital applications or services, DevOps and waterfall environments before and know the challenges to bring the best of old and new world
  • Ability to develop our next generation of digital architects through formal line management and informal mentoring, coaching and learning development


Why Capgemini is unique:

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At Capgemini we don’t just believe in Diversity & Inclusion, we actively go out to making it a working reality. Driven by our core values and Active Inclusion Campaign, we build environments where you can bring you whole self to work.

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas. We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Capgemini Invent UK is a winner at the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards for the 4th year running, placing in the top 50 employers in its list of the Best Places to Work in 2024.

    The work

    No matter the project or customer, your work will have a meaningful impact on society, businesses and lives. It’s really rewarding. And it’s also really varied. You’ll potentially work on a huge variety of projects (some larger than others), so you could gain lots of experience in a short amount of time.

    Collaboration and Innovation

    We really believe in creating a partnership with our customers. Using our Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE), you’ll get to know the customer’s needs and challenges, demo innovative solutions and quickly solve problems. It’ll help you discover unexpected answers together.

    Learning and Development

    There’s an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so. So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference. Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another - collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.

    CSR

    We’re also focused on using tech to have a positive social impact. So, we’re working to reduce our own carbon footprint and improve everyone’s access to a digital world. It’s something we’re really serious about. In fact, we were even named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the 10th year. When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing.

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    Whilst you will have London, Manchester or Glasgow as an office base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as these roles may involve periods of time away from home at short notice.

    We offer a remuneration package which includes flexible benefits options for you to choose to suit your own personal circumstances and a variable element dependent grade and on company and personal performance.

    In order to commence a role with Capgemini UK plc you will be required to provide documentary proof prior to joining the Company that you are entitled to live and work in the UK.

    More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/service/invent/