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We are currently working with one of our Clients to identify a IT Solution Architect to join their technical sales team. The position will have responsibility for engaging with the client to understand the unique requirements of their business and to design solutions that offer continuity and operational value to their organisation.
The culture of this company is very much focused on a friendly team based approach, where you can trust in the commitment and technical ability of colleagues to continuously deliver to the high standards of service that the company has become renowned for over the years.
As a Senior IT Solution Architect, you will be responsible for:
Architecting, designing, and presenting best in class solutions to clients with the account manager, with a primary focus on cloud solutions
Proactively reviewing existing clients and liaising with the operational teams on tiered accounts to find opportunities.
Work strategically to remove technical and business sales roadblocks and innovate to improve business development practices.
Develop a thorough understanding of solutions and relevant business pains and become proficient conducting high-level demos of primary selling scenarios.
Liaising with the operations team on solution deliverables and act as an escalation for clarifications.
Liaising with Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) on the operations team for additional input on solution architecture and design.
Liaising with vendors to evaluate new technologies and their potential as viable solutions for clients.
Provide training and knowledge transfer to sales and operations teams for new technologies and solutions which have been successfully evaluated.
Develop adoption strategies for new technologies evaluated to allow the operations team to upskill and provide support services.
Delivering pre-sales workshops for new and existing clients:
Evaluate the business operational challenges and current state impacts
Present findings, with risks and recommendations and anticipated benefits
Continuous professional development is expected in all areas of the role.
Managing multiple client engagements (pre-sales/technical account management/solution architecture/consultancy) simultaneously.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in solution architecture/IT consultancy
Deep knowledge of architectures in the areas of:
Microsoft Azure Services
Backup/Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity
Relevant up to date industry certification in the above is desirable but not essential.
Excellent proposal and technical writing skills, including MS Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Strong presentation and communication skills
Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
This position does not require you to be based in the Company’s office, but you will be required to be flexible regarding visits to client sites and team meeting based in the Limerick office
To be considered for this position applicants must be eligible to work and reside in Ireland (holder of an EC Passport or a Current Stamp 4 Visa)