Enterprise Solutions Architect
Location: UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany and Switzerland
Salary: Highly Negotiable
About the Role:
As an Enterprise Solutions architect you need to be well versed with Next Generation technologies such as Software Defined Datacentre, Hybrid Cloud, Converged Networks, Cybersecurity, IoT, Digital workplace and other transitional services in the IT infrastructure space. The Enterprise Solutions Architect will have a line reporting to the Head of IT Architecture and functional reporting to the respective client account stakeholders.
Proven Solution design, architecture and consulting experience
Solutioning and Presales experience covering multiple technology domains
Ability to identify, analyse and solve problems logically and effectively, including root-cause analysis and actions to solve the problem
Good high-level knowledge in Digital Workplace, Software Defined Datacentre, Converged Networks, CyberSecurity, Unified Communications, Future Mode Operations including Tooling and Infrastructure Services
Knowledge of industry 4.0 framework, AI, ML, Automation and new technology trends.
Ability to develop innovative ideas and opportunities for exploiting new or existing infrastructure solutions
Experience in commercial negotiations and how to build contract schedules
Proven skills in recognising dependencies and project planning activities
Knowledge of finance and budget control
Establish IT Architecture Governance framework, Architecture roadmap including as-is and to-be solution architecture blueprints and technology product lifecycle management
Lead the Steady State operations contract from the architecture governance standpoint
Engage the client architects and senior stakeholders to work on further account strategies, architecture roadmap and technology/service lifecycle management to support the client’s business change program using next-gen IT services and become a trusted advisor to the client on architectural topics.
Engages with clients as part of Pre-sales/ RFP process for validating the architectures and solutions proposed in the solution response
Provide support for incremental business growth
Implement and run architectural governance to ensure the integrity of the services are maintained during change programs, i.e. continue to deliver as contracted