Senior Solutions Architect Presales Business Intelligence Big Data Data Warehousing UK-wide

Finlay James Associates Limited
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Short Summary
Leading data and analytics company seeks a Senior Solutions Architect to act as an 'thought leader’ for their Tier-1 clients across various verticals in the UK. This is a great role for you if you want a top level presales solutions architect role described by the hiring director as 'a front of house role where you will be the face of the business with the clients’. You will love strategy & planning and will want to work with like-minded 'can-do’ professionals. Working for an inspirational leader this role is truly high level.

The Company
My goodness this is truly an awesome enterprise software company. Everyone says 'leading company’, these guys really are.
A global giant full of really smart but down to earth professionals. The office atmosphere is really cool somehow these guys have retained a family feel even though they are publicly listed.
We have placed over 30 sales and technical professionals with this company in the past 18-months and all of them absolutely love it!
We love how the hiring manager is SO switched on and astute and very mature low touch management style. 'I’m not a manager in terms of telling people what to do, I like people who will take the guidance but people who then want to get on with it obviously I am there to give them any support they need but I want capable individuals who thrive on independence.’

The Job
As a Senior Solutions Architect, you will be a working up to C-level so this will not be a delivery role but rather be the person who acts as a thought leader and involved in strategy and planning.
You will be establishing the clients’ requirements and pain points with a view to then working out how it can be solved.
It will be your responsibility to produce a blueprint of what to do with the clients’ data warehouse before passing onto the other team members.
It is a hugely varied role with travel required across the UK. It is home based though.
It will be like running your own business - but you get to give it back at the end of the day!
You will work as part of a big team with lots of people and teams who will help you reach your shared goals.

The Ideal Candidate
Experience in a senior solutions architecture or senior presales role is essential.
You need to have experience working with technology including Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Big Data, ETL and Data Analytics.
Previous experience in strategy, planning, vision and thought leadership is going to be very important.
Naturally the role requires the individual to have excellent communication and presenting skills.
You will be able to demonstrate leadership skills. You will have to lead small virtual and different teams on your, both internally and customer side.
Getting yourself in front of the customer is what you do.
Like everyone in this business you will be customer focused with a 'can-do’ attitude.
You can be based anywhere in the UK in a home-based role.

What You Get
£70k-£90k Basic Salary, £15k-£20k uncapped OTE, car allowance plus lots of big company benefits.
Lots of support in order to help you hit your goals.
The chance to work with the best software in the world.

The Process
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