Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect

Recruiter
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£45000 - £54000 per annum + Car allowance, pension and other
Posted
05 Jan 2018
Closes
02 Feb 2018
Ref
50187084
Contact
George Harding
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Permanent

Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect - ASAP start - Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect

My client who are one of the UK's leading Managed Service Providers are currently looking to recruit a Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect to join their team on a permanent basis due to an increase in EXCITING projects portfolios. This position will be field based but requires travel in to our clients Huntingdon Offices on a regular basis.

Salary: up to £54,000 + car allowance (£5,400) + benefits

Job Role:

To be a high quality and professional pre-sales interface between sales, technical, clients and prospects, designing solutions and producing proposals based around a defined list of technologies and services, maximising sales and profit opportunities and enhancing the company's reputation for the provision of quality technical solutions and services.

Key Responsibilities for Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect:

  1. Broaden the scope of engagement by understanding the customer's business, existing IT estate and market trends to identify appropriate solutions to drive product and managed service revenue.
  2. Build and nurture relationships on multiple levels within our client portfolio including where appropriate white-boarding presentations or workshops to inform technology road-maps and designs.
  3. Develop a strategic plan together with the appropriate Account Relationship Manager to enhance and develop relationships with key accounts Work together with the relevant Technical Teams (POD's) to assist in planning and coordinating a strategy to develop new business opportunities.
  4. Assist the relevant Account Managers and Technology POD leaders in developing their understanding and knowledge of technology to identify an qualify new opportunities
  5. Educate colleges and customers to facilitate the identification and clarification of requirements and potential technology use cases.
  6. Mitigate risk by ensuring the recommended solutions are fit for purpose and complementary to existing solutions and within the clients capability or that of our trusted partners.
  7. As an individual or as part of a team, supply detailed design solutions based on standardised components from the client portfolio to facilitate efficient delivery.

Key Experience required by the Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect:

  1. Proven infrastructure design capabilities (HLD and DLD) TOGAF accreditation.
  2. Domain knowledge of Cloud solutions and best practices.
  3. Domain knowledge of SANs, Enterprise, Networking.
  4. Recognised vendor accreditation for Microsoft, Citrix, NetApp, Cisco and HP.
  5. Experience of security products, solutions and regulatory / compliance requirements.
  6. Business analysis skills to understand and expand customer requirements
  7. If this role sounds of interest to you and you would like to know more then please apply now.

Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect - ASAP start - Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age