Infrastructure & Cloud Solution Architect

Location: Derby or Warrington

Organisation: IT

Department: IT

Required Security Clearance: SC Clearance

Infrastructure and Cloud Solution Architect located in Derby, Warrington or Manchester (2/3 days in the office)

I am currently partnered with Rolls Royce SMR to look for an Infrastructure and Cloud Solution Architect to work on a groundbreaking project that is going to shape the clean energy industry.

Rolls-Royce SMR is a start-up joint special purpose vehicle (SPV) business, specifically created to design, construct and deliver a new fleet of Small Modular Reactors power plants that will be a critical and strategic player in the race to Net Zero carbon emissions globally. 

This is a senior technical role within the SMR IT Function, its purpose is to define the current and enduring technology landscape for Infrastructure & Cloud. The role leads, defines and delivers the outcomes required to meet the stringent standards of TOGAF and wider architectural principles in place for the lifecycle of the SMR programme.

This is your chance to really make a difference to help prevent climate change while working in a collaborative, entrepreneurial and innovative IT environment.

You are going to be provided with the responsibility to optimise this very advanced infrastructure as well as being provided with the confidence to own, direct and deliver new solutions with 3rd parties.


  • Experience working with Azure
  • Experience with Compute & Networking
  • Experience working in very complex environments


  • Understand and interpret the business requirements for Infrastructure & Cloud services
  • Develop an Infrastructure & Cloud technology model incorporating latest thinking and continually evolve to keep pace with new development
  • Influence the vendors technology roadmaps to the align with the long term Infrastructure & Cloud vison and architecture
  • Develop and prove emerging technologies with vendors within pre-production facilities ahead of production deployments
  • Manage Infrastructure & Cloud architecture to promote and deliver standardisation and configured OOB solutions across the enterprise.