IT Solutions Architect - Cloud Platform Solutions

Posted 4 days ago by KCS LTD - IT RECRUITMENT SPECIALISTS Easy Apply Featured

We are a market-leader in providing dynamic Cloud-based technology to customers across Private & Public Sectors, and currently seek a Solutions Architect to join our team in Manchester. We appear in Deloitte’s UK Tech Fast 50, Sunday Times Top Track 100, and recognition within Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA awards & Northern Tech awards.

The Solution Architect is employed as a technical expert with the task of working closely with sales teams to ensure that the products being offered can be tailored to meet the customers requirements.

Responsibilities

Working closely with the sales team on qualifying opportunities, proposals and pitches for business

Attending meetings with Account Managers and Sales Executives working as a technical expert

Putting together business cases for the sales team to support their proposals

Working closely and collaboratively with customers to devise effective solutions

Ensuring that the company’s offerings can deliver on the customer’s requirements

Working closely with customers to understand and capture requirements

Replying to customers following requests for information and proposal requests

Presenting proposals to customers alongside members of the sales team

Providing ongoing support for customers post implementation

Producing detailed costings for customers and ensuring the contract is profitable

Requirements

Previous experience working within a Solutions Architect position

Strong written and verbal communications skills

Solid problem-solving abilities coupled with a desire to take on responsibility

Strong understanding of public cloud technologies such as GCP, AWS or Azure

An ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff in a way that is easy to understand

Previous experience working for a competitor in a similar position would be a strong advantage

Desirable

Experience working with Google’s G Suite product offering

Understanding of traditional infrastructure and application deployments

General knowledge of areas of business operations beyond IT

Location

Central Manchester HQ, with offices in Edinburgh and Belfast.

Perks

Competitive Salary

Private healthcare scheme

Company contributed pension

Flexible holiday structure, and your birthday off

Pool table, arcade machine, PS4 and free fruit!!

Breakout areas within a modern and fun office environment

Discounted gym membership

Work within a collaborative team to accelerate your learning

Quarterly company meetings, plus a summer 'kick-off’ annual event

Industry recognised training and certification

Fast growing technology business with ambitious year on year growth trajectory

IT SUPPORT, IT HELPDESK, IT TECHNICAL, MANAGED SERVICES, INFRASTRUCTURE, CLOUD SERVICES, GOOGLE CLOUD, G SUITE, GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM, SAAS, SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT, PRE-SALES, FRONT END ENGINEER, FULL STACK ENGINEER, SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT, CLOUD DEVELOPMENT, AWS, AMAZON WEB SERVICES, MICROSOFT AZURE, MICROSOFT OFFICE 365, GOOGLE WEB TOOLKIT, GOOGLE APP ENGINE, ANGULARJS, JAVA, SERVLET, COMPUTER SCIENCE, C#, .NET, FRONT END DEVELOPMENT, BACK END DEVELOPMENT, DEVOPS, PUPPET, ANSIBLE, CHEF

Required skills

  • Cloud Computing
  • Pre-sales
  • Technical Architecture

Reference: 34187593

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