Version 1 Edinburgh

Senior Solutions Architect

Department: Digital Development & Architecture

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Company Description

We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.

We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies.

Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Senior Solutions Architect to join our UK Digital & Cloud Practice and work alongside our Digital, Data and Platform Practice Leads. Our Practice is expanding rapidly and there will be an opportunity for you to achieve medium and long-term career goals and also shape the Practice’s strategic direction in regard of technology solutions and service lines with a focus on Cloud technology (Azure & AWS)  

Please note that Version 1 are not able to provide employment sponsorship, you must have the legal right to live & work in the United Kingdom.

Qualifications
  • Proven breath of experience and accountability across various types of technology deliveries e.g., digital transformation, app modernisation, product development. 
  • Proven experience across architecture, engineering, integration, and cloud (AWS, Azure) technologies.  
  • Experience in managing and leading large / complex technical workstreams within multi-supplier engagements. 
  • Practical engineering background - you can lead development teams, resolve technical issues, and prioritise non-functional requirements to ensure a successful technical delivery. 
  • Able to establish excellence in technical delivery, identify and mitigate risks early-on and recover challenged technical deliveries. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and credibly with senior stakeholders, to negotiate, influence and shape positive technology outcomes. 
  • Commercial and business awareness to drive business growth across an account, via pre-sales activities such as preparing and delivering presentations, writing technical and commercial documents and assist in project forecasting, planning, estimation, and delivery. 
  • Able to prioritise your time across multiple engagements, particularly when working to deadlines. 
  • A demonstrated ability in managing, coaching, and developing junior members of your team, including performance management activities. 
  • Be involved in the tech community and an active observer of latest trends and technologies. 

Whilst you apply to our Senior Solutions Architect need here are some of the benefits.

We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditation's and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events, remote party events and Christmas parties that are now online!

Version 1 is now Digital First meaning remote delivery is always the first option and post-COVID travel maybe involved in the role.

Additional Information

Wayne Lindor
Business Development Manager

wayne.lindor@version1.com

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Excellence
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Drive
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

Consistently Rated a Top Workplace By Our People

Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

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Award-Winning Employee Focus

  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    UK, 2019-2021
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    IRELAND, 2012-2021
  • HEALTHY PLACE TO WORK
    AWARD, 2018-2021
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    IN TECH, 2019 & 2020
  • BEST WORKPLACES FOR WOMEN
    AWARD, 2019 & 2020

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