Solutions Architect

15 February 20202020-02-15
St Neots, Cambridgeshire
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Solution Architect

Based: St Neots, Cambridgeshire

Salary: £55-60k

Our client is an award winning, highly customer-focused and forward-thinking business with significant annual growth year on year – growth that is creating opportunities for the right individuals to carve out excellent careers within the IT industry.

 Key Responsibilities

Client Engagement

  • Pre -sales activities
  • Pro-actively inform the client of trends within the IT space
  • Present the business  road map and act as the client advocate

Solutions Design

  • Identification of solutions that meet client needs and the testing of such solution, each solution will be adequately documented to allow sign off by the client and execution by the delivery team. Where new products are being launched it is expected that the Technical Consult will take a hands on role.
  • Provide detailed estimates for designs being recommend, validate and refine estimates as the number of installs increase.
  • Deliver training of new solution to the delivery and support team is an essential part of this role
  • Knowledge of the latest tools available in our target market

Presentation of Proposals and Training

  • Write proposals reports and presentations that will be used to win new business and train resources within business and the client base
  • Actively assess and recommend the optimum tools to effectively deploy training across the business

 

 

New Product Solutions and Roadmap

 

  • Assist with designing of new group solutions, and the testing, training and deployment support of such solution
  • Monitoring the success of new product roll out in conjunction with the sales team

                                                                                                              

 

 

 

5. Skills / Interests Required

  • Passionate about client success
  • Proven ability to be seen as a trusted advisor
  • Able to manage multiple priorities to achieve (exceed!) targets
  • Passionate about technology & how it benefits businesses
  • Process driven and organised / attention to detail
  • Professional and high energy
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Willing to travel in the UK as needed
  • Proactive, can-do attitude

6. Experience Required

 

  • 1st or 2:1 Degree in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within the IT industry
  • Good knowledge of hardware and software with hands on experience
  • Experience with a wide range of Microsoft products (Certifications a distinct advantage)
  • Totally customer focused
  • Friendly and approachable, good attention to detail, client facing
  • Reliable and excellent communicator both orally and in print
  • Detail oriented, understand Quality and strive to deliver service
  • Ability to identify opportunities and generate new business
  • Team player, willing to go the extra mile for colleagues and customers
  • Flexibility of working hours and travelling are key requirement of this role

 

Keen interest in technology and cloud solutions are a must