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Solutions Engineer (Mergers & Acquisitions) – Leeds / Home based - Yorkshire

Solutions Design / Architecture
Ref: 505 Date Posted: Wednesday 27 Mar 2019
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Solutions Engineer (Mergers & Acquisitions) – Leeds / Home based
Salary: £44,000 - £50,000 (+ benefits)

A leading supplier of IT Solutions and Services requires a Solutions Engineer to provide strategic and technical leadership to a dedicated Mergers and Acquisitions team. 

Providing input into the design, planning and execution of the smooth transition of IT services.

Main Responsibilities:

Leading and taking ownership in IT project delivery activities, including:

  • Design and support the merging of new acquisitions
  • Carry out design reviews and enhance processes to provide optimal M&A provisions and more cost-efficient design and delivery
  • Act as Senior Technical Ambassador and Technology Solution Lead
  • Enhance existing solutions as part of Service Transformation reviews
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for a range of technology solutions
  • Site visits to datacentres and Customer premises as part of solution design/commission
  • Develop solutions that consider future proofing, maintainability and cost effectiveness
  • Provide coaching and support for the Projects and Network Engineers
  • Planning the decommission of retired services / systems
  • Leading business level discussions remotely and face to face with Technical and Non-Technical Exec / Senior Leadership team throughout the acquisition
  • Ensuring approved procedures and security policies which includes change control are followed by the M&A team
  • Lead and plan for knowledge transfer and training across teams as required

Key Skills:

7+ years infrastructure support experience of which at least 2/3 years commercial experience at Technical Lead level to include the following:

  • Advanced technical knowledge of cloud and hybrid datacentre designs, environments and infrastructure
  • Authoritative in technical architecture design
  • Microsoft Windows 2016 and previous solution design, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and previous solution design, Microsoft Exchange 2016 and previous solution design
  • Microsoft Azure / Office 365 Design/migration
  • VMware Infrastructure solution design.
  • Storage technology competence and solution design
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Ability to manage & plan deployments to teams of technical engineers to lead the delivery of the solution to the end user
  • Understanding of Networking (TCPIP, LAN, WAN, WLAN) Inc. Telephony Systems (ISDN, PSTN)
  • Able to achieve Security Clearance (SC or above)


In return my client can offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to work in an exciting infrastructure solution delivery position for a leading employer. My client are Gold Certified Investors in People and full training & future certifications will be provided for the role.

If you are interested in the role please click on the link to apply.