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Solution Architect - Engineering Applications

Requisition ID:  99173
Business Unit:  Meggitt Aerospace Central (1428)

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”.

These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 11,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe

About the role

As the Solution Architect - Engineering Applications you will provide expertise in designing, implementing and overseeing Engineering Applications Solutions to meet the goals of the business. You will work across the Engineering Applications landscape to direct, produce or govern multiple Engineering system applications and act as the key point of contact for the Engineering applications architecture.  

Core Responsibilities

  • Direct, produce or govern high quality, fit for purpose solution designs that meet functional and non-functional requirements, whilst adhering to industry standards and best practice.
  • Contribute to 5 year Enterprise Business Architecture Roadmap in the context of engineering applications.
  • Develop Meggitt’s Future State Business Architecture (Infrastructure, Applications, Processes, Information Governance and Security) in relation to Engineering; ensuring it is flexible and able to support Meggitt’s growth.
  • Contribute to developing a robust, available, reliable and resilient IT infrastructure capable of meeting service delivery goals.
  • Perform cost-benefit analysis to determine whether requirements are best met by manual, software, or hardware functions; making maximum use of commercial off-the-shelf or already developed components.

Skills & Experience

  • Experience of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Engineering Applications best practice. (Enovia 3DX preferable but not essential).
  • Experience with CAD tools is essential.
  • Knowledge of working in an Engineering environment is advantageous.
  • Must be capable of producing output, both oral and written, that is clear and structured.
  • Capable of influencing key personnel to adopt the best solution.
  • Actively contribute and communicate with project teams from inception to completion.
  • Develop relationships with key personnel that foster collaborative working.

What we offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:


  • Flexible working policies and the ability to accrue time off in lieu or for some roles to earn overtime
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 8% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off


Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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