• Anywhere

We are actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone

Role: Solution Architect

Location: Remote with travel to office/customers, as required

Salary / Package: £65-75,000 (depending on experience) + Car/Allowance plus large company benefits and access to fantastic personal development opportunities

SCC is Europe’s largest privately-owned IT business, based out of the new £7m HQ office in Birmingham and we help clients succeed through IT transformation and exceptional customer experiences. We are a business where innovation is greater as we combine unique ideas, people and disciplines. We are a global company that is passionate about IT and where we look to simplify the complex.

Demand for our Professional Services continues to grow both from existing and new customers creating a real career opportunity for a talented individual to join us as a Solution Architect.

Why SCC?

  • An inclusive workplace
  • Excellent package: solid basic and company benefits
  • Hybrid working in line with role requirements
  • Career development and life-long learning opportunities
  • Opportunity to join Europe’s largest privately-owned IT Company
  • Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the requirements, definition, design and technical governance of solutions in a platform, pre-sales and delivery capacity. To ensure all solutions are produced according to the customer and/or platform requirements and to ensure solutions are fit for purpose.
  • Lead and own the creation of architectures across multiple hardware and software platforms in a large-scale heterogeneous systems environment.
  • Own the pre-sales phase, gathering requirements and completing due diligence to create quality solution designs and proposals.
  • Act as a technical reference point for Customers, Service Delivery Managers, Technical Architects and junior staff members.
  • Become a trusted technical advisor to the customer and Subject Matter Expert in relation to services provided by SCC.
  • Key Skills/Experience

  • Experience of performing the role of a consultant. Drafting and implementing solutions to business problems and communicating solutions to senior leadership teams, across a variety of industries and for large enterprise grade organisations.
  • Detailed knowledge of IaaS and PaaS systems architecture
  • Strong background with network, compute and storage technologies in large-scale deployments
  • Detailed technical knowledge of VMWare, Citrix/VDI, Networking, Active Directory Services, Exchange, database and storage technologies
  • Experience of customer life cycle management particularly pre-sales, strategy, requirements analysis, technology planning, project management, proposal writing and customer presentations.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer

    SCC is committed to providing equal opportunities and a proactive and inclusive approach to equality and diversity in employment. No applicant or employee will be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of a protected characteristic which are defined as sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender reassignment, trade union membership or non-membership, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race and religion or belief.