Pre Sales Solutions Architect

Edenhouse Solutions ltd
13 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title Pre-Sales Solution Architect Based Birmingham, Manchester or Farnborough About Us Edenhouse Solutions is a privately owned business dedicated todelivering fully integrated end-to-end business solutions for both newand existing SAP customers. We provide a complete service of enterprisesolutions from Licence, Implementation Services, Managed Services,through to Support and Maintenance. Our customers cover a diverse rangeof industry sectors including Defence, Consumer Products, Retail,Distribution, Manufacturing, Finance, Public Sector, Publishing,Services, Utilities and Chemicals. A passion for quality and delivery excellence is part of the culture atEdenhouse and core to everything we do, which also drives us to ensureour focus is totally client facing and value added. Our business modelmeans we couple project delivery with long term repeatable revenue fromour clients which has provided a stable platform for strong year on year growth. The Role Working within the Sales function, the Solutions Architect isresponsible for the overall design of a solution, mapping a customersbusiness requirements onto an effective systems/technical solution. Thisactivity to begin within the pre-sales environment and continues throughto the successful delivery of the solution. The Main Aim of the Solution Architect is to support the sales teamsgoal of winning commercially viable Nett New Customer projects toEdenhouse as well as supporting the construction of compelling proposalsfor all of Edenhouse customers. Key Tasks Construction of SAP Architectural Designs including Solution Designs/ Blueprints and Functional Specifications, based on businessrequirements documents, data models, etc. Work on projects during the design, development, test andimplementation phases in accordance with the context provided by theProject Manager. Work effectively with other departments as and when required. Provide technical and functional expertise for system design,testing, implementation and support. Desired Skills and Experience We are looking for a broad experience across FICO, HR, SRM, CRM, SD,MM, BI, Portals and manufacturing. The key issue for us being breadthand not depth. The Solution Architect role is not to QA what thefunctional consultants have identified but to ensure there are no gapsin the interconnections between the workstreams. Ultimately we want theSolution Architect to be able to tell us that we have a fully integratedsolution that will address the customers needs and satisfy the usercommunity. Substantial experience of SAP Architectural design & developmentacross SAP. Working knowledge of structured software development methodology. Experience of working in a complex landscape with multiple systems. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Ability to understand business requirements and provide creativetechnical solutions that work within the technical boundaries Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability toclearly communicate and share solutions with fellow team members Experience with the full software development life cycle, includingdesign, testing, deployment, and documentation activities. About You Credible and self-motivated Strong team player but also able to work independently Good verbal and written communication skills Good analytical/ problem solving skills Calm under pressure and can meet tight deadlines Strong client interaction skills, able to empathise with client,building trust Keen to develop and learn new skills and share knowledge with colleagues Experience of the pre-sales cycle desirable Experience gained in varied industry sectors desirable - provided by Dice BI, CRM, FICO, QA, SAP, SAP CRM, SAP FI/CO, SYSTEM DESIGN