Infrastructure Architect / Designer - Mainframe

Excelerate Selection
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£50000 to £60000, Corporate Benefits
16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Infrastructure Architect / Designer - Mainframe

Do you have experience of designing and architecting Mainframes? Do you want to work for a Global IT Services Organisation?

Type: Permanent

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

Global IT Services client are looking at an Infrastructure Architect to take charge of designing and architecting Mainframes.

Looking to work for a Global IT Services organisation in Newcastle? Excelerate are looking for an Infrastructure Architect / Designer who has strong background in Mainframes. Our client are looking for someone who is well versed with the full life cycle of Mainframes, from design through to development and implementation.

Responsibilities for the Lead Data Analyst will include (but not limited to):

- You will be responsible for providing technical sales support and be the Mainframe subject matter expert for any customer engagements and internal infrastructure related projects.
- You will also be responsible for influencing the Mainframe services strategy.
- The Infrastructure Mainframe Architect will possess the Mainframe technical and sales expertise needed to lead the design, development, and delivery of compelling solutions.
- You are a recognized leader within the Mainframe industry.
- At a commercial level, the Infrastructure Mainframe Architect will have built and deployed Mainframe solutions in large scale environments

Skills for the Infrastructure Mainframe Architect / Designer will include (but not limited to):

- Provide high-level and detailed consultative solutions and technical sales support for selected customer opportunities. Understand business requirements and be able to translate them into technical requirements.
- Opportunity Qualification support
- Perform in-depth and high-level technical presentations for customers, partners, and potential clients articulating the business value of the client's technology in terms of how it addresses their business problems
- Mainframe Technical lead of strategic and large deals and responsible for all deliverables pertaining to the pursuit
- Provide consultative support to Solution Architects/Leaders and deal teams.
- Gather product requirements from field and customer and aggregate and submit findings to the Global Mainframe Chief Architect to drive refinement of solutions and offerings.
- Approve artifacts and Solutioning tooling before release
- Analyzes and sets the presales direction for significant areas of an offering
- Collaborates effectively with the appropriate delivery leaders to design the solution and agree on key solution parameters prior to costing activities.