Pre-Sales Lead Architect - End User Computing

£60000 - £70000 per annum
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DAVID MEIKLE

Pre-Sales Lead Architect – End User Computing

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Architect who has excellent knowledge and experience within End User Computing and modern workplace technologies, to join our client's pre-sales team in London. This role would be ideal for someone who works, or has worked, for a large consultancy, MS value-add reseller or directly for a Vendor in the same capacity.

Responsabilities:

  • Perform presales activity as required in support of the Solution Architecture and Sales such as attending meetings, writing or contributing to proposals, statements of work, RFP responses, business case materials, cost models.
  • Understanding of a customer’s business requirements and aspirations in relation to technology; architecting the design and development of technology solutions for customers and acting as a trusted advisor to our customers.
  • Build excellent documentation, designs, implementation and migration plans using the input of others as required and spelling out clearly our desire to deliver customer outcomes.
  • Run workshops and meetings in a professional and engaging manner with the achievement of mutually desired solution outcomes.
  • Development and delivery of technology specific presentations, white board sessions and workshops to both large audience seminars and project workshop environments.
  • Technical ownership of the solution design and implementation, including supporting technologies.
  • Maintain a broad understanding of vendor technologies products, an understanding of their architectural principles and, where appropriate, high level solution design skills and pre-sales accreditations in these products.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of industry standards relevant to the role, project delivery methodologies and relevant vendor technology roadmaps.
  • To adhere to all company policies and processes as communicated by line management in order to maintain corporate ISO accreditation levels.
  • To obtain and maintain technical accreditations as required by management in accordance with the guidelines provided by manufacturers and software vendors.
  • At all times to provide a courteous service and professional approach to customers and to the delivery of allocated tasks as required.
  • To perform any other duties which, from time to time may be allocated by your Team Leader/Manager.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent technical and commercial understanding in creation of technology solutions and outcomes for customers.
  • Experience in architecting and being involved with implementing a broad range of technology solutions related to the following; modern workplace, hybrid/public/private cloud, networking, storage, security.
  • Experience in owning and contributing to proposals, statements of work, RFP responses, business cases, cost models and leading the review process.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, enabling the presentation of complex technical solutions.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in a customer facing consultancy focussed organisation.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience as an SME in one or more relevant technology areas
  • Experience in working with both architectural principles and project delivery methodologies including fundamentals of project management.
  • Ability to mentor other technical staff to help develop their skills and role.
  • Team player but with the ability to work unaided.
  • Professional appearance and manners.
  • Positive and constructive attitude in all work-related matters.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work at pace within a fast moving environment.
  • Suitable pre-sales level accreditations in supporting technologies is also beneficial.

Pre-Sales Lead Architect – End User Computing

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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