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Infrastructure Sr. Solutions Architect

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Date: Mar 20, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 36318 

 

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

 

NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Infrastructure Sr. Solutions Architect to join our team in Dallas, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

 

 

Our Infrastructure Managed Services team seeks a Solutions Architect who will be responsible for leading a team of technical architects and technical subject matter experts supporting a mix of commercial and government Infrastructure new business opportunities.  This role works very closely with Sales and Delivery teams to support new sales opportunities and existing account expansion opportunities. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Setting infrastructure technical solution strategy aligned with an opportunity sales strategy
  • Working with and guiding individual technical tower architects in developing their tower solutions
  • Providing feedback and new ideas about improvement in solution value proposition
  • Coordinating the development of a comprehensive solution cost model including people, hardware and software costs
  • Analyzing alternative solution and cost approaches to optimize our value proposition
  • Supporting Sales in customer meetings, advocating NTT Data point of view and articulating our differentiation
  • Supporting Delivery in reviewing our solutions, identifying risk factors and mitigation strategies
  • Developing new solution approaches with respect to local market dynamics and competition
  • Being familiar with industry trends and new developments and using this knowledge in developing differentiated solutions for opportunities
  • Understanding competitive analysis and proactive positioning of our solutions to improve our win rate and close rate
  • Identifying opportunities for new or repositioned capabilities and solutions

 

Qualifications:

  • 10 plus Infrastructure technical experience including 5 plus years as a solution architect analyzing business situations with the purpose of developing infrastructure solutions
  • Successful candidate will need to have experience not only in building and reviewing managed services technical solutions but also in evaluating financial impact and strength of the overall value proposition of our solutions

  • Posse knowledge of Infrastructure Managed Services portfolio to include a combination of the following components: Data Center Management; End User, Data Storage & Protection Management; Disaster Recover & Business Continuity; Enterprise Network Services; Platform Management; Mainframe Services; Windows & Virtualization Services; Managed Security; Desktop Engineering & Field Services; Messaging & Collaboration; Mobility & Telecom; and Service Desk

  • Past experience leading pre-sales solutioning activities to include understanding of sales "value add" strategy and managing solution's team response

  • Understanding of cost models associated with solution proposals to identifying risk factors and mitigation strategies

  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with both technical and non-technical audience.  Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese is a plus 

 

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This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                

                     

About NTT DATA Services

 

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.

 

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit nttdataservices.com to learn more.

 

NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

 

 

 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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