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Solutions Architect

About Wavex

Wavex Technology is an award winning, independent IT firm, offering secure and fully managed IT service. We design, deliver and manage solutions to meet our client's strategic IT needs, across Cloud, Infrastructure, Connectivity and End-User services. In order to deliver this, we hire the best people who use the world's leading technology platforms and deliver a truly outstanding, and unique customer-centric experience.

Wavex has recently launched a new and exciting service product (called APEX®). Designed to disrupt the IT managed services sector and unmatched by competitors, it is seeing incredible interest from potential customers. In order to capitalise on this demand and on our market leading position we need experienced Solutions Architects to join our team and work with us to meet our ambitious growth plans.

About the role

The Solutions Architect will be responsible for the high level design of the infrastructure cloud solutions for Wavex clients. You will consult with the existing and new clients to determine their further service needs and deliver best, and innovative business solutions.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to effectively communicate infrastructure design solutions in business terms and justify benefits of the proposed solutions.


  • Design high level solutions. Provide costing aligned to business requirements and budget
  • Write and support technical proposals and RFP responses
  • Provide technical support with sales presentations. Attend client meetings as required
  • Lead, define technical strategy and key deliverables through the project phase
  • Create standard supportable solutions, which are repeatable to sell and deliver. Create Run Books for the delivery of such solutions
  • Identify solution risks (both to customer and Wavex). Ensure they are implemented into the project delivery and RAID documents
  • Work with project managers and project delivery engineers to ensure that the scoped projects are being delivered in line with Wavex standards and deadlines
  • Stay abreast of new and emerging technologies. Influence technology road mapping through agreed processes and initiatives
Qualification and Experience
  • TOGAF Certified
  • Knowledge and practical experience of working with the latest technologies (VMware, Hyper-V, Microsoft Exchange 2013-2016, Office 365, Azure)
  • Good networking knowledge (from a design delivery and support perspective)
  • Experience of generating RFPs, with little or no support from technical teams
  • Track record of pre-sales experience (writing high quality proposals and delivering compelling presentations at Board level)
  • Track record of solution costing, including technology product and licensing
  • Good understanding of architectural concepts, methodologies and mapping approaches
  • Track record of applying architecture principles that affect changes to a business environment

      About the person

      • Articulate
      • Professional appearance and demeanor with the gravitas to influence at senior level
      • Persistent and comfortable dealing with pressure, with a positive attitude and ability to bounce back
      • Natural problem solver
      • Strong empathy and ability to ‘read the room’
      • Team-player
      • Excellent time management and planning skills

      Remuneration and benefits

      • Basic salary  plus bonus
      • 21 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday, plus day off on your birthday
      • Flexible working hours
      • Pension scheme
      • Sophisticated private healthcare and dental insurance
      • Technology purchase scheme
      • Annual travel ticket loan
      • Cycle to work scheme
      • Childcare vouchers

      And more! See our full range of benefits here.

      How to apply

      It's easy, just click on Website Candidate Submission Form to upload your CV or, email careers@wavex.co.uk

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