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Cloud Solution Architect

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Omar Salih

  • Contact email:

    OmarS@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    650

  • Salary low:

    500

  • Job ref:

    CSA170719_1563352797

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Cloud Solution Architect needed. A leading media company need a Cloud Solution Architect (AWS) to start ASAP on a 6-month contract with the option to extend, in West London.

The Cloud & Infrastructure Services Lead Solution Architect is responsible for designing the end-to-end solution of the company's large transformational managed service contracts for cloud as part of the sales process. This includes defining the service scope, service level agreements, tools and automation solution, the delivery structure, governance and locations, partner services (such as data centre and public cloud, or field support)

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the solution for all infrastructure components with focus on public cloud on major Accenture outsourcing business opportunities with infrastructure component
  • Architect a compelling and competitive infrastructure solution with focus on public cloud which demonstrate significant and quantifiable value to the client
  • Leverage Accenture assets and third-party relationships in architecting solutions
  • Lead the infrastructure solution planning teams for large, complex deals including multiple solution architects, subject matter experts, transition and transformation experts
  • Work alongside Sales Support to manage the senior client buyer and solution owner (e.g. CFO, CIO) and selling the solution
  • Bring operational experience to bear to ensure solution is deliverable at acceptable risk to Accenture
  • Develop and negotiate contract content to ensure the infrastructure solution is contracted to deliver client and Accenture value
  • Build strong links with and working collaboratively with Accenture groups to ensure holistic solutions, transition and delivery

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Proven track record (wins) in defining and selling cloud centric infrastructure managed services solutions
  • Robust Public Cloud services understanding, ideally key public cloud provider certifications
  • Experience in complex solution team management
  • Experience in architecting significant infrastructure solutions
  • Experience in IT infrastructure products and offerings including:
  • Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Operational Tooling, Automation, Analytics
  • Service Management & ITIL
  • Service Desk
  • End User Workplace Services
  • Data Centre and Private/Hybrid Operations
  • Excellent customer relationship management skills at the executive level
  • Extensive customer service management skills
  • Good people management skills