Infrastructure Solution Architect

Inspiration Manpower Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.
  • Bangalore, Chennai
  • Confidential
  • 10-14 years
  • 23 Jul 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Hardware & Networking, IT/ Technology - Data Center/ Manage Infrastructure Services
Job Description

End to end solutioning role under IT Infrastructure primarily.Those who have worked not only on Base-growth opportunities but have experience on Pre-Sales side

Eligibility / Responsibility: Candidate should have Engineering / BE/ B.TECH (from any stream) background; preferably with a MBA degree/ diploma.

1. Around 10 - 15 years of IT Infrastructure Delivery and/or Solutioning experience.

2. Ability to understand customer requirements and hold technical and commercial discussions with customer and internal teams.

3. Should understand basics of finance and commercial modeling

4. Ability to work closely with Senior Leaders across towers/divisions.

5. Should have the following competency and understanding one or more of the following technologies.

a. Network & Security (e.g. CISCO, Juniper products)
b. Datacenter Services (Virtualization (e.g. VMWARE), Consolidation & Transformation)
c. Database (SQL + Oracle etc)
d. Storage and Backup (e.g. SAN, NAS, DAS)
e. Messaging (e.g. Exchange)
f. ITIL Framework (Preferably ITIL V3 certified)

6. Understanding of IT infrastructure Services / Outsourcing business

7. Design and architect end to end solutions for the customer requirement

8. Participate in the pre-sales process to understand customer business, technical objectives, and product requirements

9. Ability to think past the products and create solutions to meet the business/IT needs

10. Work with delivery team to map design into a product/services roadmap to help the customer to solve their objective

11. Effectively communicate solutions architecture to the customer, third parties and the project teams

12. Ensure that proposals are technically sound, deliverable, competitive and representative of market leadership in the application of technology to addressing business issues

13. Support sales efforts with delivery management and practice management teams

14. Provide feedback to Product Management based on customer feedback

15. Adhere to sales process and methodologies on all opportunity pursuits

16. Participate in account relationship and issue management activities

17. Maintain proficiency in service offerings, value propositions, and representative case studies

18. Have ability to work with cross-functional teams and individuals at various levels

19. Strong verbal, written, analytical, interpersonal and presentation skills.

20. Good documentation skills for proposal writing, response drafting.

21. Flexibility to attend and support different time zone meetings

Skills required:

1. Strong verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal and presentation skills.

2. Familiar with multiple architectural, development and operational methodologies (e.g., Information Technology (IT) service Management, (ITSM))

3. Applies appropriate methodologies and Subject Matter Expert (SME) knowledge to resolve complex business issues

4. Should have experience in handling solutions for the deal value of more than 10 million TCV

5. Proven experience with designing, architecting, and implementing of enterprise IT Infrastructure and systems

6. Proven experience with implementing Service-Oriented Architectures, messaging, and middleware.

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