Contract Spy UK
Dec 10, 2019Duration not stated
I am on the lookout for a Solution Architect to be the Design Authority for the end to end technical and service solution for systems incorporated into sites as part of the overall programme. The role will be responsible for working with the programme team, customer and subcontractors in order to design, cost, and document the solutions to be offered. You will respond to requests for design related activities from the customer and the HPC programme subcontractors, but will also be accountable for pro-actively identifying efficiencies where possible within designs. Key accountabilities: Capture and interpret customer requirements, and design complex and custom solutions to meet customer requirements. Build accurate scalable cost models and provide input into pricing strategy Identify and document any risks to the solution Document solution in RFP responses, proposals and Statement of Works/High Level Designs. Ensure solutions are deliverable in timeframes committed and have passed all appropriate VGE solution governance. Solutions should be scalable, repeatable, and utilizing existing standard services as much as possible. Production of Customer Designs for LAN / WAN and IT Infrastructure Coordinate production of the Subcontractor Customer Design documents Interface to external contracts as required Where required own the overall design for buildings within a defined design package and coordinate with the relevant design teams both internal and external to Customer as required Support delivery teams as required with design related queries Interface into the equipment qualification process Must have technical / professional qualifications: Relevant higher education in a related field Must have core expertise in designing complex solutions in one or more of the following areas: IP Networking (WAN & LAN) Unified Comms including IPT, Contact Centres, IM, Email and Video Conferencing Security solutions Mobility and Mobile Data Services Experience with IT Managed Services desired, preferably with ITIL, eTOM or TOGAF experience 3+ years' experience in dealing with large corporate customers in a solution design or consultancy role International experience desirable (working internationally and/or working with global solutions) This is a work from home role with very occasional visits to customer sites (mainly around the Bristol area) for a period of 3 months starting in Jan 2020, offering a highly competitive day rate.