Solutions Consultant / Architect (Future Datacenter) - Wimbledon

  • by Solid Recruit
  • Location North West London, UK
  • Salary £50,000 - £65,000 / year
  • 86 days ago
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Job Description:

The Solutions Consultant is the anchor within our Technology Services (TS) practice. In this role you will lead and manage large TS managed services and projects of complex nature. You will provide guidance and support to associates and consultants for any TS specific service engagements. You will drive quality through ensuring that standard Service and project methodologies are followed in all engagements. In addition to this you will support Global Service architects and Global delivery in the refinement of existing services and processes.

 

Responsibilities

Core:

  • Leading the implementation of small, mid and large multi-national engagements within and across countries
  • Execution of high complex consulting services based on best practice
  • Proposing problem solving activities and approaches for dynamic customer challenges within engagements
  • Supervise lower-end engagement scoping, including the execution of higher complex deliverables and engagements
  • Possess foundational working knowledge of general principles of IT Industry Standards (COBIT) Drive consultative selling activities within a complex customer environment
  • Leadership qualities and ability to orchestrate teams and individuals between sales and delivery
  • Improving the overall service business by identifying internal process improvements, training opportunities, and initiating action
  • Serves as role model

 

Job Specific:

  • Technology and business enablement advocate to advise the best practice methods in how to utilize 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

 

 

Qualifications

Core

  • Expert Consulting skills, high technical proficiency with deep cloud skillset.
  • Customer business understanding: Governance, objectives, practices and processes controls related to business requirements
  • Mentoring (Mentoring and Coaching of high potential in Driving thought leadership within verticals
  • Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
  • Natural behavior in initiating positive change (role model) in individuals

 

Job Specific:

  • Strong influencing and leadership skills reflected by the ability to work effectively across a variety of clients showing a proactive approach to building client satisfaction and strong relationships
  • Thought leadership in the areas of organizational strategy, operations, processes & systems
  • Demonstrate ability to discuss cross functional services
  • Strong consultative commercial acumen
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills, including capability to develop and deliver high quality public presentations
  • Demonstrated delivery excellence
  • Ability to effectively manage complex relationships
  • Presence and self-confidence.
  • A communication style which positively impacts
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to teach others
  • Flexibility & resilience
  • Ability and willingness to challenge constructively and effectively

 

 

Technical Skills:

  • Industry certification focused on specialist Solution area (Future Workplace / Future Data Center / Business Network Security) - Reference Technology Service Intranet Path by specialized areas
  • Experience in designing and implementing Hybrid Cloud solution projects involving implementing Private/Hybrid Clouds and good knowledge on infrastructure areas involving Storage, Servers, Network etc., and broad knowledge in other areas of Cloud & Infrastructure

 

The successful candidate will have a core skillset honed around:

  • Azure (IaaS, networking, storage, and ideally PaaS)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
  • Certified 70-533 implementing Azure infrastructure (70-534 desirable)
  • PowerShell
  • SQL
  • JSON

 

The ideal experience within the following technologies is highly desirable but not essential:

  • YAML (bonus)
  • RUBY (bonus
  • AWS(bonus)
  • SCVMM (bonus)

 

Relevant Experience:

  • Relevant experience in architecting, designing and implementing complex IT solutions
  • Customer interaction in a technical leadership role

 

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Excellent Benefits & 10% Bonus
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector IT & Internet
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)