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Lead Solutions Architect

  • Location: Maidstone
  • Type: Permanent
  • Payment: £80000 - 100000
  • Per: Annum
  • Role: Infrastructure

Posted by : Connor Shanahan

Email : Connor.Shanahan@intecselect.com

Lead Solutions Architect – £80,000 – £100,000 + Excellent benefits – Kent – Remote Working

Overview:
An exciting opportunity has arisen with a highly regarded Managed Service Provider for a Lead Solutions Architect. You will be the key technical representative on one or more client accounts, working closely with the account team and senior client stakeholders. As a technical leader, the Lead Solutions Architect will also work with peers and external partners to understand how new technologies and market trends can be leveraged to benefit the client.

Role & Responsibilities:
• Overall account technical leadership, working closely with senior stakeholders to develop strategy and transformation roadmaps.
• Create a demand that contributes to the sales pipeline by decomposing transformation roadmaps into work streams and solution deliverables.
• Provide thought leadership by understanding market trends and innovations and how they may be creatively employed in solving practical real-world business challenges.
• Work with the Commercial team to ensure that new business deals are technically fit for purpose.
• Manage Solution Architects as and when needed to oversee the delivery of a transformation programme or project.
• Work with senior stakeholders to determine explicit enterprise requirements, whilst applying consultancy techniques to resolve ambiguities.
• Work with Pre-Sales, Solution Architects, Technical Architects and Account teams to ensure that what is proposed is both fit for purpose and meets the core business needs.
• Promote co-operation and facilitate coordination of the technical and nontechnical streams within a programme or project.
• Support the project / programme manager/director in understanding the risks, dependencies, issues and constraints, and the impact that these may have on the project / programme.
• Understand what business outcomes the project / programme is targeted to deliver and advise on areas where this in not congruent with the client’s business challenges.
• Represent the Strategy and Consulting team in governance and assurance reviews.

Essential Skills and Experience:
• Experience of developing strategy and roadmaps and using visualisation tools to communicate these concepts effectively to disparate stakeholder communities.
• Good experience with Microsoft Azure and 365.
• Experience of enacting and undertaking governance and assurance activities.
• Experience of overseeing the design & implementation of solutions as part of multi-stream change programmes.
• Expert in use of architecture tools.

Desirable:
• Experience and/or certification in other IT frameworks such as ITIL, IT4IT, SAFe and/or COBIT.
• Experience of applying Enterprise Architecture frameworks to real-world business transformation challenges.
• Experience of Agile delivery methods.

Package:
•£80,000 – £100,000 basic salary.
• Generous pension scheme.
• Bonus scheme.

Lead Solutions Architect – £80,000 – £100,000 + Excellent benefits – Kent – Remote Working

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