£600.00 - £700.00 per day
about 2 months ago
3 months initially
Our client is looking for an experienced Solutions Architect to:
-Be an ambassador for their company, customers and team.
-Be the authoritative lead on building the right solution of single or multiple technology towers from customer requirements.
-Provide end-to-end solution governance, leadership, accountability and ownership for technology towers throughout the pre-sales and delivery life cycle.
-Define and create pre-sales and post sales technical collateral.
-Develop and manage customer relationships and deliver an outstanding customer experience.
Skills and Experience:
-UKSV Security Check clearance (as a minimum)
-Comprehensive knowledge of information systems and technology architectures disciplines in at least networking (Cisco / Juniper / Ribbon) and unified communications (Cisco / Avaya) or converged infrastructure and computing (Microsoft / Dell / VMware / Cisco)
-Industry architecture methodologies & languages (TOGAF, MODAF, ArchiMate, ITIL, BPNM, UML and Microsoft Visio)
-Responding to complex, multi-vendor public sector propositions and bid proposals based on customer requirements (OJEU, PPQ, ISOS, ISDS, ISFT, ITN, ITT)
-Developing technology roadmaps and governance structures in line with customer requirements
-Proven commercial awareness to ensure solutions meet customer requirements both technically and in terms of cost
-Identifying and mitigate risks, and problem-solving for information systems and technology architectures.
-Communicating and influencing across all levels and all technical abilities
-Working in major public industry sectors Defence (MoD) and/or HM Government departments or agencies
-Knowledge and experienced in HMG MoD compliance policies (JSP).
Please note that there is a very good chance of extension but also opportunity to go permanent if you wish to.