Service Architect

Recruiter
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Location
Leeds
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutionswhich protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do createsa safer future. We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing togethergreat minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.Job SummaryBAE Systems Applied Intelligence has a number of opportunities forcreative problem-solvers playing a decisive role in a wide variety ofexciting projects. As a Service Architect you will take ownership forthe service elements of opportunities, managing the service designprocess from initial concepts through to end of life.Mandatory Skills & ExperienceOperating at mid or senior levels you are likely to enjoy workingtactically or strategically and will be able to demonstrate your abilityto operate with real commercial acumen. We are looking for ServiceSubject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Service Architects to work both in theUK and where required, overseas within BAE Systems Applied Intelligencehome markets.In addition to a solid academic background we are interested incandidates with significant skills demonstrating; Several years of service experience with large systems integrators/ consulting companies in the domain of Application Development and Management, Infrastructure Services, and Business Process Outsourcing. Demonstrated track record of structuring and winning deals from 1m for junior positions to 100m upwards for senior roles. Experience working within or leading the architecture/ crafting of large complex outsourcing/ managed services deals Expertise in one or more market domains where we operate: Civil Government, Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, National Security, Global Financial Markets, Retail Financial Services, Utilities, Telecommunications, Technology and Media Expertise in crafting service solutions that integrate with client service structure Expertise is crafting Service Integration and Management solutions Ability to use the company's solutions/capabilities to solve specific customer issues Experience developing solution strategy, governance models, SLA framework Ability to have conversations with C-level executives and engage the client at various levels in the organisation Ability to create business and technology transformation roadmaps Experience working in a global delivery model Strong client presence and professional image. Ability to present value-based proposals to clients Advanced negotiation and financial modelling skills Experience in pursuing and managing deal consultant/advisory led engagements Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal), interpersonal and leadership skills Must be willing to travel as business needs dictate (less than 50% travel will be required) Broad business and technology skills coupled with people management and client interface skills. ITIL V3 experience qualified to foundation level as a minimum This will be supported by expertise range of delivery models including: Provision of client-side advisory services, Managed service provision, Fixed price and time and materials based delivery, Outsourcing, Offshoring, Nearshoring, Prime and sub-contracting Key Responsibilities Conceptualise and program manage the service design Estimate the service design effort and cost Facilitate integration of services across Applications, Infrastructure, and Business Processes. Articulating deal strategy and value proposition to C-level executives Lead teams to respond effectively in order to accelerate wins for complex pursuits Effectively manage across functional and organisational lines in a "dotted" line relationship Proactively bring thought leadership and business outlook to effectively address client issues Use persuasiveness and influencing skills with internal teams to achieve pursuit objectives Use diplomacy across multiple internal business units to sell the overall pursuit objectives and ensure cooperation from the global team Apply major elements of financial management to create the deal structure. #AI-DICE#LI-LL1 Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are notcurrently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this andwilling to go through the process. For more guidance on NationalSecurity Vetting please click here. About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence: We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defendthemselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connectedworld, comply with regulation, and transform their operations. We dothis using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience andprocesses. Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our businessmeans that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help usfulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust youwith responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, varietyand support from day one. We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward youas you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more thanjust a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where yourindividual contribution makes a difference every day. Great mindsdeserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary andbenefits package. Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE SystemsApplied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplacerequires an organisational culture where employees with varyingperspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best andbrightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realiseindividual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussionsabout flexible working. Division Overview: UK Services UK Services delivers IT Services and Consultancy to AppliedIntelligence clients based primarily in the UK. We divide our clientsinto 3 market segments; National Security, Government and EnterpriseServices. We differentiate ourselves through recognised expertise inData, Security, Digital Media and Business Solutions. Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now andbe inspired. - provided by Dice ITIL, SLA, WINS