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Solutions Architect

Job Description

Smartsource is looking for a Solutions Architect in New York, NY.



The Solutions Architect will report to the CIO.

Location: New York, NY 10011 (candidates should live in the Metro area of NY)

Direct Hire Opportunity

Salary: please include your salary requirements

Benefits include health, dental, vision, and a prescription drug plan, life

insurance, paid vacations, paid holidays, and a 401(k) savings plan with 25% company match

up to 6%





The Solutions Architect is responsible for the translation of business and technical requirements into solution sales that are consistent with strategic business focus.



By working closely with the sales team and applying technical acumen, relations hip development and consulting skills, the Solution Architect will to drive business development by designing and proposing technical and business process solutions.



S/He will engage clients to determine requirements, articulate possible solutions, create diagrams, budgets and project plans. Solution Architects prepare project proposals and statements of work (SOWs) that include architectures, schedules and resource requirements for successful projects.



The Solutions Architect brings a strong foundation of in depth technical knowledge, together with presales and scope management expertise, to effectively design and deploy effective, high impact technical and business process solutions.



Responsibilities Include:



Align with appropriate sales team members to gather requirements for solutions, and draft technical and business process improvement proposals



Lead and facilitate technical planning and architecture sessions with the client: Use knowledge and understanding of technologies to create and articulate credibly to the customer the value, features and benefits of proposed architectures.



Deliver IT assessments analyzing customer technical and business process environments.



Build in-depth knowledge of clients business priorities, and technical environments and draft solution designs and proposals



Architect and design technical solutions with supporting partner technologies while maintaining customers budget



Environment requirements



Develop project plans, resource requirements, and budget estimates



Manage direct relationships with account leadership and stakeholders



Provide oversight and technical guidance for project work.



Ensure that proposed solutions when implemented ,meet the needs and functional requirements of the customer



Mentor sales and engineering teams.



Required Skills:



4-6 years technical pre sales experience,3-5 years technical consulting experience, preferably with an integrator 2-3 years planning and leading technical projects.



Strong ability to architect complex technical solutions



In depth knowledge of common infrastructure components Windows 7 and 8, AD, Exchange, DNS/DHCP Experience Annunciating solution value to the customer



Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; experience making presentations to C -level professionals



Ability to work flexible schedules, evenings and weekends, according to project requirements



Strong organization and time management skills



BS degree or equivalent work experience



Knowledge of the Backup and Recovery technologies and concepts are a plus



Cisco server skills are a plus



Please send your resume to Carissa Today at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call me at 630-818-1053.

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Scott Nash
Contact Phone 0 Ext.-1
Post Date 4/3/2014
Location New York, NY
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology, Consultant
Education None
Experience None
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 11423-1
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