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Solution Architect

  • Location: Ireland
  • Salary: Up to £85000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Cloud & Infrastructure
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My Dublin based client are looking for an experienced Solution Architect to join their growing division. You will work closely with their Sales and Service Delivery teams to help identify, qualify and pursue new business opportunities, drawing on internal and wider solutions experience to support strategic IT change initiatives in new and existing customer accounts. You will establish and maintain an excellent relationship with our customers and colleagues alike and will operate as a trusted strategic advisor, you will be an influencer with leadership skills, effective in engaging with customers, colleagues and suppliers at different levels to develop information strategy and future technology and business roadmaps. The successful candidate will possess experience of complex bid environments and processes and of all stage of the solutions lifecycle from sales qualification, solutions design and approval, contract negotiation to transition into service delivery is required.

Ideally you will have worked in a presales role for a minimum of 3 years and will have a demonstrable track record of success in the design and delivery of complex integrated technical and service solutions and the following competencies;

  • Experience of working with senior sales teams to help build a pipeline in target accounts and help ensure that the business is positioned appropriately to engage successfully on identified and qualified opportunities.
  • Development and maintenance of a comprehensive understanding of new IT market trends, new products, services and new propositions across technical disciplines (for example IT Infrastructures, networking and applications), and their applicability to industry sectors (for example Public and semi-State, Healthcare, Commercial, Online/Digital and Financial Services).
  • Drafting of detailed functional and technical specifications.
  • Identification of functional requirements and definition of high level IT strategies based on consulting practices and methods. 
  • Design and delivery of proof of concepts.
  • Solutions development and capability positioning in formal proposal form in response to RFI/RFP/ITTs. 
  • Estimation and costing of resources and effort required to deliver identified service requirements.
  • Development of strong and effective relationships with senior business stakeholders within key customer accounts. 
  • Effective time management and prioritisation
  • Experience of fulfilling a Technical Design Authority role on programmes and projects providing technical governance and input and guidance to aligned project teams to maintain standard of capability and delivery
  • Delegation of work appropriately and effectively to technical & downstream resources and management to successful completion.

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