Solution Architect

Datacom (Adelaide SA, Australia) 13 days ago

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

Our team

Our Presales and Architecture teams operate at the front of the sales pipeline assisting sales to win work. As a small team that requires staff to carry a broad set of skills and also has to be adaptable to various situations, we require a high calibre, proven performer that can blend well with our team; as well as bring solid background of contribution that stands out from the pack and who will engage our customers in such a way that their efforts enhance Datacom’s reputation.

About the Role

As Solution Architect, you will work collaboratively with Sales, Account Management, Technical Domains and Customers to understand business requirements, and architect cost effective technology-based solutions that address those requirements. As Solution Architect, you will be tasked with architecting and designing how a particular business objective will be achieved or problem will be solved for a sales opportunities and/or Customer request. You will define what specific technologies and process changes/improvements should be used. You will also provide direction and guidance to the Account Management team, bid team and Operations and bears responsibility for setting the overall technical solution and tactical strategy. As Solution Architect, you will have broad experience in many technical disciplines as well as a solid understanding of business and service management principles.

What you’ll do

As Solution Architect, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Providing pre-sales support and expertise to the sales teams in areas of expertise
  • Developing client relationships and translate business/ technical requirements into technical solutions
  • Participating as a subject matter expert in bid or tender engagements
  • Developing Statement of Works and corresponding services, including product costings for high-level solutions using infrastructure, storage, network, public or hybrid cloud services
  • Developing, facilitating and engaging in additional business growth opportunities for Datacom
  • Engaging with internal operational teams to maintain a thorough understanding of managed services and related contractual obligations
  • Undertaking Project Delivery encompassing high level solution architecture, detailed design and quality assurance
  • Overseeing Project Delivery encompassing advice on development, design and implementation.

What you’ll bring

You will have a minimum of 10 years’ IT experience within a Professional Service IT environment, with exceptional hands-on experience in the delivery of sizeable infrastructure, cloud, IT outsourcing, storage, backup, network and/ or cloud adoption/ migration projects. You will bring a successful track record in Solution Architecture and technical sales, with outstanding business knowledge – corporate structure, ROI, TCO, budget, planning strategy, etc. You will be self-driven, possess excellent customer liaison skills and live and breathe technology.

Please note that you must be an Australian Citizen to be successful in your application.

If this sounds like you then apply now - we can’t wait to meet you!

The Nitty Gritty

We have over 6,500 people across our global offices and generate an annual revenue of over NZ $1.2 billion annually. This makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies.

We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations.

With this comes a long list of significant clients and Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds to serve those clients.

We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

Solution Architect

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