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Date: Jan 1, 2018

Location: London, BFS, GB

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 5963 


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 Enterprise Solutions and Architecture - Principal Consultant to join our team in London, Belfast (GB-BFS), United Kingdom (GB).


Are you an IT Rockstar? At NTT DATA Services we live for this and we're recruiting for a Senior Principal Consultant with Enterprise Architecture experience to join our consulting team in the UK. This will be a home based role with plenty of travel to London, throughout the UK and overseas. You will be an Enterprise Solutions wizard with a passion for data and solving the puzzingly complex. With an emphasis of working with customers and technical stakeholders alike, this opportunity will suit those people who enjoy identifying IT capability challenges and working with all parties to identify, refine and deliver cutting edge solutions. 


Key Responsibilities

This opportunity is made up of three core areas:

  • Pre-Sales – Orchestrate and lead holistic infrastructure optimization and transformation solutions for large, early adopter, and strategic NTT Data customers
  • Post-Sales Service Delivery Oversight - Oversee teams on large infrastructure optimization and transformation projects for early adopter and strategic NTT Data customers; clarify and confirm detailed requirements, lead process and solution design, provide over-sight at key management milestones throughout implementation, conduct quality assurance reviews, share knowledge and experience with the project delivery team, assist in the resolution of management escalations.
  • Thought Leadership & Evangelism - Serve as a recognized subject matter expert and thought leader with deep expertise in converged enterprise infrastructure (servers, storage, networking, service management) for virtualized/cloud solutions. 


Desired skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Excellent direct pre-sales experience in related technologies
  • Cloud strategy; Private, Public, Hybrid, Management, IAAS, PAAS, APAAS
  • Creation of Enterprise Architecture blueprints , EA frameworks, standards & scalable applications
  • Data Center Strategy, capacity, migration/consolidation, transformation
  • Platform Optimization: virtualization (VMware, MSFT, Xen, etc.); OS: Windows/Linux; platform migration
  • Data Management: storage optimization, consolidation, data protection
  • Data Center Facilities Efficiency: design/layout, power/cooling, operations & efficiency best practices
  • Services Management: ITIL v3 processes, tools selection, and best practices
  • Network Architecture & Optimization: design/migration/architecture; Routing, Switching, LAN, WAN, Firewalls, Load Balancers, SAN, Voice, Video
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Strategic Awareness: App Modernization, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Mobility
  • Security Best Practices: Tactical and Strategic planning for next generation IT Systems
  • Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • End User / Workplace Transformation; Virtual Desktops / Profile Management / Application Management / Communications and Collaboration
  • Financial fluency which includes working with ROI, cost analysis, and financial statements.
  • Relevant architectural framework certifications highly desirable.


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 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit 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, 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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