Technical Architect - Office 365 - Wimbledon

  • by Solid Recruit
  • Location West London, London, UK
  • Salary £50,000 - £80,000 / year
  • 177 days ago
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Job Description:

Looking for:

1 x Technical Architect

1 x Senior Technical Architect

Both roles include a 10% bonus and regular salary reviews


Working in a team environment, the Technology Services – Architect (“Architect”) will be responsible for providing technology consulting to external customers and internal project teams. The Senior Architect will be responsible for providing technical leadership and/or support in the creation and delivery of technology solutions designed to meet customers’ business needs and, consequently, for understanding customers’ businesses.


As a trusted advisor the Architect will create and maintain effective customer relationships so as to ensure customer satisfaction. The highly motivated individual will maintain knowledge of leading edge technologies and industry/market domain knowledge.


The Architect may provide account team support for complex projects/programs to include business and technical solutions throughout the pre-sales process and the planning, design, implementation and support to ensure the information technology (IT) solutions strategy and architecture alignment to the business strategy.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Technology and business enablement advocate to advise the best practice methods in how to utilise IT to drive competitive advantage.
  • Provide expert guidance to customers, driving solution architecture, and ensuring solution strategy is optimally aligned with business strategy.
  • Ability to develop detailed project plans and work breakdown structures.
  • Ability to develop Architecture Specification deliverables that map customer business requirements to solution / technologies.
  • Create and implement a solution roadmap and select the right infrastructure and technology platform or product based on in-depth knowledge of one and broad knowledge of other technologies and/or alliance product landscape.
  • Able to independently complete solution implementation or application design deliverables.
  • Able to learn quickly, and keep pace with the rapid changes in the IT industry particularly in cloud and mobility.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Highly motivated and results oriented
  • 3+ years of experience in a Systems Integrator or within a large organisation (>2000 users) implementing complex IT solutions
  • 5+ years of customer interaction in a consultant, technical delivery or technical leadership role.
  • Must to be certified or working towards Microsoft Office 365 through “70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements and 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services”
  • Expert knowledge in one and Advanced knowledge of at least two in the following technology areas
    • Cloud solutions (Public, Private, Hybrid)
    • Business Productivity (SharePoint, Skype for Business, OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams)
    • Exchange & Messaging Technologies
    • Network and Advanced Security in Office 365
    • Information management
    • Mobility and WAN
    • Identity management
  • Desirable skills to have experience around the following:
    • Enterprise Mobility & Security (EM+S)
    • SCCM & Intune
    • Citrix
    • Skype for Business (Unified Communications & Enterprise Voice)
  • Will have experience from all phases of the development lifecycle and of formal approaches to development (Agile, MSF), project management (Prince II, PMP) and service management (ITIL).
  • Solid problem solving skills required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong business acumen.
  • Excellent presentation skills as you will be required to present to customers and at conferences.


Role Expectations

  • Contribute to the pre-sales activities of the business development team and provide accurate and risk aware input into the estimating and planning processes
  • Production of high quality technical documentation (High / Low Level Design Documents)
  • Own and manage knowledge sharing within a community (e.g. team, practice, or project).
  • Ensure team members support knowledge sharing and re-use requirements of project.
  • Must obtain and maintain vendor certifications.
  • Experience and desire to work in a technology consulting environment that requires regular (60%) travel.
  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info 10% Bonus + Excellent benefits package
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector IT & Internet
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)