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IT Architect


About the role
This role sits within the Technical Assets function, you can find out more about the team here.

Do you have a broad range of experience and expertise across IT disciplines? Do you enjoy being involved in the delivery of change from the idea stage, all the way through to transition to service? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are looking for a dedicated, talented, and knowledgeable IT professional to help identify and define the right technological solutions that will support the delivery of project outcomes.

This is an exciting time to join Edinburgh Airport, with no shortage of interesting projects for an IT Architect (or aspiring) IT Architect to get stuck into.

You will play a pivotal role in solving problems, delivering continuous improvement initiatives, identifying good ideas, and helping the airport achieve its future growth targets.

We are committed to supporting our team members short and long-term career goals. There will be training and development opportunities available to the successful candidate.


What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborating with project teams to understand business needs and translating those into system solutions.
  • Ensuring that infrastructure meets business goals, end-user requirements, and works towards resolving systems issues.
  • Planning, executing, and managing the integration of new solutions into existing architecture, by assessing available design options and determine optimal approach.
  • Building high level designs for new projects consistent with end-to-end architecture standards.
  • Encouraging best practice and actively promoting continuous improvement.
What we’re looking for

To apply for this role, you’ll need

  • In depth IT skills and experience across a range of IT specialisms
  • Experience of working with and within projects to influence technology change across a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work both independently and part of a team
  • Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills, and good ability to communicate complex technical terminology into plain language

If your experience looks slightly different to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to still apply. You could add something we didn’t know we needed.

What we’ll offer you

  • Pension scheme- employer contributions can be up to 7%
  • 32 days holiday, based on full time roles, increasing with service
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Supporting your health and wellbeing- private healthcare after 1 years’ service, access to our Employee Assistance Programme and occupational health services
  • Free car parking on site and when you go on holiday
  • We offer a range of other benefits, find out more here

Why EDI?

We are Edinburgh Airport, where Scotland meets the world. The success of the airport comes down to our people, and you can help us deliver even more big days for our passengers and colleagues. The development of your career is important to us, and we’ll support and encourage this every step of the way. As a business we’re driven by our values – they’re at the core of our culture and everything we do. We’re looking for people who will demonstrate these values day-in, day-out. So if this sounds like you, apply now and get ready for your career to take off.

Building a diverse workforce that is inclusive and accessible to all is a priority for our business. As part of this journey, we are proud to be the first UK airport to be endorsed by WORK180. They only recognise great employers for all women. Find out about our policies on our WORK180 employer page.

As a Disability Confident Leader, we are committed to ensuring applicants with a disability can participate fully in our recruitment process. Please let us know in your application form if you require any adjustments, such as parking arrangements or alternative methods of communication.