Solution Architect (OSS/BSS/Billing) - Slough - £70k +

East Midlands Region
£55000 - £70000 Per Annum
04 Dec 2013
01 Jan 2014
DFD - Sol - 04/12A
Danny Duggan
Job Level
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Solution Architect (OSS/BSS/Billing) - Slough - £70k - plus package

Our client are a leading name in their field and are looking to recruit a client facing Solution Architect to work with their customers on billing/OSS/BSS solutions.

The Solution Architect is a key role for managing the technical, architectural contact with key customers and new prospects, and for developing and positioning key solution propositions to solve customer business problems. These solutions must cover the full capability of our client and address relevant business issues in an innovative way. The Architect is in effect a ‘trusted adviser’ solution sales pre-sales consultant who:

• Provides a named point of contact for advice and guidance on architectural topics, including engagement on the Long term Service & Product Roadmap
• Actively explores the business pain points for the customer to help identify potential solutions
• Is involved in shaping the long term (1-3 year) Strategy by providing an architecture view
• Helps with prioritisation of tactical changes & functional requirements / solution review
• Work with the Account Director / Manager and Service Delivery Manager to provide coordinated support to the customer, including proposing pertinent, compelling and innovative solutions across the full span of capabilities to address specific problems
• Should be a Trusted Advisor to the customer on all architectural matters
• Spends 60-80% of their time at the client site embedding themselves in the customer’s business

Key Experience
Experience of the Telco industry
Experience of commercial IT in a customer facing environment
Experience of traditional IT data centre operations / sub-contracting / billing systems / CRM technologies
Experience of Cloud technologies & Cloud service provision – not critical
Significant experience of Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures, n-tier application infrastructures
Experience of liaising with key customers at various business & technical levels
Software development / implementation background

If you have the skills required and wish to be considered, please send your CV to