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Solutions Engineer - Yorkshire

Solutions Design / Architecture
Ref: 398 Date Posted: Tuesday 06 Nov 2018
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Solutions Engineer

Location: UK Wide – Leeds Preferable

Excellent Salary + Benefits

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Solutions Engineer to join a leading supplier of IT Solutions. As a Solutions Engineer you will lead a dedicated Mergers & Acquisitions team, providing strategic input into the design, planning and execution of the smooth transition of IT related services, infrastructure and people. The role is to ideally be based from Leeds with home working and travel.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Promoting the Vision & Strategy of the Group, including principles of the Technology Centre.
  • Pushing innovation and developing leading edge solutions that deliver the business needs for internal Business Units.
  • Design and support the merging of new acquisitions into private and public cloud.
  • 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 for the Technology Centre and internal customers, providing representation in meetings, conference calls and presentations as required as part of the role.
  • Provide strategic and technology road maps in conjunction with Service Delivery.
  • Enhance existing solutions as part of Service Transformation reviews.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for a range of technology solutions.
  • Provide accurate technical input to pre-acquisition analysis and work with the Pre-Sales team to provide a cost effective solution for network connectivity and server infrastructure
  • Site visits to data centres and Customer premises as part of solution design/commission
  • Develop internal customer relationships to enhance colleague’s experience of IT delivery.

Key Skills:

  • Advanced technical knowledge of cloud and hybrid datacentre designs, environments and infrastructure.
  • Authoritative in technical Architecture design
  • Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, Exchange and previous solution design
  • Microsoft Azure / Office 365 Design/migration
  • Skype for Business 2015 & previous design
  • VMware Infrastructure solution design.
  • Storage technology competence and solution design
  • Excellent presentation skills and capable of presenting to any level.