£75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% bonus, company car
12 months ago
Reading or Bristol
Salary: C.£75,000pa DOE plus 15% bonus, company car, private health cover - family
This role is about solving our defence customer's most complex technological challenges by creating innovative digital solutions. As a Solution Architect, you will transform the way that they can do business in achieving their vision. You will also be providing key technology design and implementation ownership and expertise throughout all stages of the solutions design engagement life cycle.
Responsibilities - Solution Architect
Take the authoritative lead on building the right solution of single or multiple technology towers from customer requirements
Provide end-to-end solution governance, leadership, accountability and ownership for technology towers throughout the pre-sales and delivery life cycle.
Define and create pre-sales and post sales technical collateral
Develop and manage customer relationships and deliver an outstanding customer experience.
Skills and Experience - Solution Architect
Comprehensive knowledge of information systems and technology architectures disciplines in at least networking (Cisco / Juniper / Ribbon) and unified communications (Cisco / Avaya) or converged infrastructure and computing (Microsoft / Dell / VMware / Cisco)
Industry architecture methodologies & languages (TOGAF, MODAF, ArchiMate, ITIL, BPNM, UML and Microsoft Visio)
Responding to complex, multi-vendor public sector propositions and bid proposals based on customer requirements (OJEU, PPQ, ISOS, ISDS, ISFT, ITN, ITT)
Developing technology roadmaps and governance structures in line with customer requirements
Proven commercial awareness to ensure solutions meet customer requirements both technically and in terms of cost
Identifying and mitigate risks, and problem-solving for information systems and technology architectures.
Communicating and influencing across all levels and all technical abilities
Working in major public industry sectors; Defence (MoD) and/or HM Government departments or agencies
Knowledge and experienced in HMG MoD compliance policies (JSP).