Solution Architect - Scotland
£650 - £750 per day
10 months ago
+ Role Type: Contract
+ Contract Length: 6 Months (Likely extensions)
+ Ir35 Scope: Inside IR35
+ Day Rate: £650 - £750
+ Location: Fully Remote
+ Security Clearance: BPSS
+ A strong leader. Somebody with organisational acumen and personal presence that inspires confidence and followership both internally and externally.
+ Excellent customer facing and pre-sales skills, including being able to ingest large volumes of requirements and information in a competitive environment, developing clear understanding of customer hot-buttons and needs, building rapour with the client and leading teams to create holistic, relevant, durable and elegant solutions demonstrating cognisence, understanding and relevence in response.
+ Experience of working in a new business environment, shaping and bidding on large and complex programmes, with an outstanding ability to translate often complex technical environments into coherent and understandable solutions communicated both orarlly and in the written form, often in highly compressed and customer structured response documents.
+ Take responsibility and accountability for the development and definition of the end to end solution offered to a client.
+ Significant, tangible and demonstrable experience in producing or overseeing solution design of large, complex and mission critical IT systems, services and transformation programmames, with a track record of accomplishment bringing credibility to engagements.
+ Demonstrable knowledge and cognisence of adjacent diciplines, including programme management, customer relationship management, business development and financial management - ensuring optimised, holistic, winning and deliverable solutions that delight customers.
+ The ability to identify and pull together a matrix team of SMEs and domain specialists to create compelling and differentiated solutions, including external vendors and domain specialists.
+ An excellent communicator, ensuring solutions are communicated in relevant, compelling and engaging fashions across written, visual and oral mediums, including up to executive level both with our customers, internal stakeholders and vendors.
+ Experience across one or more digital transformation strands including cloud, agile application development and data & analytics
+ Strong knowledge of cyber security and its function within modern secure IT systems and services.
+ Strong knowledge of service management and the required methodolgies required to support your solutions
In addition the successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience and personal characteristics:
+ Above all a team player with an ethos of inclusion and empathy, an individual who values people and our mission to improve lives through the use of technology.
+ Strong problem-solving with the ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment.
+ Strategic thinker, coupled with an output focused approach to getting the job done - particuarly in a bid scenario.
+ Quick learner with an inqusitive mindset.
+ Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation), including the ability to listen effectively.
+ Ability to self-manage and work independently, work to tight deadlines, prioritize workloads and work with related business functions.
Solution Architect candidates may be drawn from a variety of differnet roles in other organistaions, including those with titles such as:
+ Account CTO
+ Solution Architect
+ Pre-Sales Consultant
+ Pre-Sales Architect
+ Solution Owner
+ Solution Director
+ Senior Consultant