Solution Architect


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The Job:
As the Infrastructure and Cloud Solution Architect, you will play a key technical consulting role that is pivotal in supporting the sales team. You will be required to work alongside the sales team and meet with customers to understand their requirements, design solutions and develop the proposals that address their business requirements. On winning the proposal, you will then work closely with the delivery team to ensure the proposed solution is understood and implemented.
You will also have the opportunity to be involved in delivering projects, leading the design and implementation of the solution to meet the client’s requirements and ensuring that the solution can be handed over to the support teams.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding business requirements through consultation with client stakeholders.
  • Designing elegant solutions that meet client needs.
  • Developing technical proposals outlining the proposed solution, scope of work, pricing and bill of material if required.
  • Responding to RFx as required.
  • Presenting solutions for internal stakeholder review and approval.
  • Presenting the solutions to customers and addressing questions.
  • Working on projects to deliver the solution design to clients.
  • Working in collaboration with other teams to develop strategies and roadmaps aligned to the client’s business strategy.
  • Providing leadership and championing good Infrastructure and Cloud practices
  • Preparing documentation that provides the relevant teams with the right level of information to do their job.
  • Building trust and becoming a trusted advisor for clients.
  • Managing relationships across the business including sales teams, project management teams and technical delivery teams.

The Fit:
To fit in with us, you will need to be a passionate, motivated, and client-focused Solution Architect with a strong focus on quality solution design. You will be a highly experienced Infrastructure Architect on a wide range of data center, server, storage, backup, disaster recovery and cloud technologies. You will be at ease presenting to a broad audience and enjoy sharing your knowledge with your peers. You will also require in-depth experience with management of Virtualisation (Hyper-V & VMWare, Storage (Commvault & Netapp), Wintel and Azure. Linux experience is advantageous.

The Experience:
You will have demonstrated experience in developing and writing proposals or business cases for Infrastructure related solutions, with a minimum of 10 years in delivering medium to complex architectures. You will need to have the relevant and current certifications and a strong business acumen.

If you are ready to apply, that is great! we’d love to hear from you today! Please click HERE to apply, NOT the “apply now” button below! We will get back to you in writing within 14 days

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