Solutions Architect

Great Malvern
Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
9 days ago

To support our customers in effectively aligning complex solutions with each customer's unique strategic direction. To play a leadership role in complex projects and implementations ensuring that the customer's goals are central in both the project design and execution.

In addition, to act as a contact for business functions helping with bids, projects and resourcing requirements.

We'd like to meet a Solution Architect with experience in the following:

  • End-to-end architecture within Infrastructure and cloud; AWS/Azure, VMware, Servers, AD, Networks, and Storage
  • Ability to design effective solutions, including considerations for strategy, people, process and technology
  • Ability to articulate complex solutions to customers and prospects
  • Proven history of quickly comprehending the functions and capabilities of new technologies, understanding how new capabilities can be integrated into the solution, to add value to our customers.
  • Clear commercial understanding of the needs of the business and of our customers
  • Act as a central point of contact for business functions, supporting with bids, projects and resourcing requirements.
  • Track record for remaining unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor, and for being more interested in results than personal preferences
  • Proven experience identifying, analysing and resolving system problems

Essential experience/qualities:

  • Demonstrable experience working at a technical architect level
  • Working with architectural tools and frameworks
  • Relevant industry certification(s), e.g. Cisco CCNA\CCNP, VMware VCP, Microsoft MCSA\MCSE
  • Ability to keep pace and adapt to changing and emerging technologies (Suggestion)
  • Ability to work effectively across complex matrix organisation structures.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent people management and interpersonal skills - ability to communicate well at all levels.
  • Experience of engaging stakeholders and customers at a senior level.
  • Willingness to travel and stay away from home

Desirable experience:

  • Experience of Cloud technologies
  • Experience of Service Delivery, ITIL
  • Ability to gain high level security clearance
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