solutions architect (applications & cloud infrastructure) in manchester

posted
11 September 2018
contact
ben west, randstad technologies
job type
permanent
salary
£ 70,000 - £ 100,000 per year, Bonus & Pension
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posted
location
manchester, north west
specialism
IT
sub specialism
Architecture
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 70,000 - £ 100,000 per year, Bonus & Pension
reference number
BW65
contact
ben west, randstad technologies
apply now

job description

Solutions Architect (Cloud / Applications / Infrastructure) - Manchester - £70,000 to £100,000

A major technology provider in Manchester is urgently seeking a new Solutions Architect to take an important, client facing role in their Applications & Cloud Solutions division. Working with some of the most exciting client brand names in the UK, you will have full ownership of the architecture and solutions design that underpins some of their most high profile projects to deliver applications services, cloud platforms (private & public) and associated infrastructure solutions.

Your role will require a degree of flexibility - a mix of working from home, the office and on client site.

You will be responsible for:



* Client facing solutions architecture engagements - becoming a trusted partner for external clients
* End to End, complex Solution design for applications and infrastructure services within Cloud environments
* Shape the engagement from pre-sales through to delivery - working with the bid & commercial teams to cost solutions
* Continuous innovation, identifying new opportunities within existing clients and driving new solutions with a commercial view.

As the successful candidate you must have:



* Extensive experience as a Solutions Architect / Enterprise Architect
* Prior experience of solutioning Applications within the Cloud (Private & Public) & associated infrastructure
* Experience of Agile processes
* Any experience of DevOps would be an advantage
* Any Cloud certification (AWS or Azure OR GCS) would be an advantage
* Commercial awareness and a pre-sales focus - able to cost solutions / identify new opportunities / leverage those opportunities
* Will have proven track record in client facing and leadership roles
* Excellent communication skills, flexibility and creative thinking

You will be rewarded with and excellent package that includes:



* Basic salary of circa £70,000 to £100,000 depending on skills and experience
* Pension
* Bonus
* Private Health Care
* Dental
* life assurance
* Home Working options & flexible working
* A culture that supports a good work / life balance
* Exceptional training and career development opportunities

This is an urgent vacancy where the hiring manager is looking to shortlist for interview immediately. Please send a copy of your Solutions Architect CV to me ASAP to be considered.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

skills

cloud