The Apprentice Solution Design Architect role involves learning all aspects of how to design technical solutions across multiple vendors and technology sets, for client projects. The apprentice will be required to commit to completing a Level 4, two-year apprenticeship scheme as well as on the job and manufacturer training.
The apprentice position requires the individual to be a self-starter, eager to learn and will need to take responsibility for learning about current and new technology from existing partners as well as technology evaluation and product introduction for new technology.
The role will involve supporting and shadowing our existing Solution Architects, Consultants and Implementation Engineers in technical design, documentation and delivery of solutions.
The role will also involve working alongside the pre-sales team to support the preparation of a successful bid. Responsibilities include introduction and implementation of all necessary bid procedures and processes.
This role requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.Key Responsibility Areas
a) An interest in perusing technological advances and innovative ideas
b) Able to analyse, define and document an organizations solution architecture
c) A strong understanding of network, server and desktop security.
d) Identifying and understanding and organizations needs and business requirements
e) Demonstrate a strong technical understanding across a number of technologies
f) Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills in managing engineers involved in projects, and work alongside Project Managers to ensure project timescales are met
g) Able to produce clear technical design and scope of works documents
h) Build technical relationships within key partners
i) To work with the Redstone Project Managers to ensure the accurate recording and tracking of all customer related activities
j) To continue to pursue self-development through study and practice
k) To assist with any other duties assigned that may increase the satisfaction of our customers through service excellence
l) Responsible for the implementation of BS ISO / IEC 27001 data security management, whilst upholding the ethos of the standard, associated legislation, Company procedures and policies.
m) Contributing sound technical knowledge to the written proposal - both in terms of content and presentation (such as preparation of a management summary).
n) Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially sound bids.
o) Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business issues.
p) Arrange all kick off meetings for new bids and take key meeting minutes.
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