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Solutions Architect

Date: 16-Feb-2021

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet



Our name may not be familiar, but you probably use our services every single day – ever visited a website ending in a .uk?

We’ve been running the national internet namespace for a quarter of a century, sitting proudly at the heart of the UK's critical digital infrastructure.  

Such a responsibility requires world-leading cyber security and we’re gaining a reputation for our innovative new security solutions, protecting our own systems and beyond. 


But we’re also a profit with a purpose business. We invest in making a positive impact of the lives that are being most disrupted in our digital age: young people. We’re known as one of the UK’s leading ‘tech for good’ funders and the commitment to building a connected, secure and inclusive digital future drives everything we do. It’s not just rhetoric – ask our staff. 



At Nominet you can expect a competitive salary (depending on experience of course), plus excellent benefits including 30 days holidays, Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Wellbeing allowance, Remote Working, Flex benefits and an onsite fitness classes and studio. 




Nominet is looking to expand its team of world leading DNS and Networking specialists and is seeking an experienced Technical Solutions Architect to help deliver architecture and solutions to a range of high profile customers


The Technical Solutions Architect is a new role responsible for providing a combined function of solutions architecture and technical delivery for hosted and customer deployed solutions for Nominet, as well as ensuring that proposed and existing architectures are aligned with organisational goals and objectives.


This role is a great opportunity for the right candidate to gain exposure to a wide range of technologies that underpin the delivery of Nominet Solutions including the NTX product, that Governments and Enterprise customers all over the world rely on.


You will assure network, DNS and systems solution design, so all elements of the solution are aligned to IT architecture and standards to deliver the required outcomes for the project and ultimately the customer.

You should be able to develop high & low-level designs, assure solution builds including both functional and technical aspects and support the delivery of the designs, sometimes within a customer’s environment.




  • Ensure Nominet and its customers have world class reliable, flexible and scalable infrastructure for the future. Support the delivery of Nominet’s solutions including the NTX platform aligned with our core design principles.
  • Take ownership of the technical design of platform architecture utilising Network, DNS and Systems knowledge and toolsets.
  • Responsible for the technical design of platform architecture that may also be utilising containerisation and cloud toolset.
  • Support the physical and logical delivery (implementation) of the design into customers environments whilst engaging with other subject matter experts. Where or when required aid with a ‘hands on’ technical approach.
  • Be comfortable and excited about working with and learning the breadth of world class enterprise technologies and emerging architectures Nominet exploits.
  • Use your skills and passion to evaluate technology market trends to identify alternative solution options and associated costs. Identify and addressing gaps in the current infrastructure and capabilities to deliver required business goals.
  • Use your well developed interpersonal skills to maintain and develop working non-commercial relationships within the technical department and wider business, external partners and suppliers plus government and industry



If the sound of this role excites you, then please take the first step and apply ! We look forward to hearing from you….





Please note: As part of the job application, you will be asked to complete a brief online application form and profile.

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