Technical Solutions Architect

What we are looking for

Full-time, Permanent, Hybrid or Remote, £50,000 - £80,000

At ROCK, we strive to continually provide our customers with the high level of service and convenience they’ve come to expect in a changing world. A key part of this mission is ensuring we optimised IT infrastructure, and support in developing forward looking strategies and best practice implementation of modern solutions.

We’re looking for a passionate advocate for innovation, that is skilled at identifying pain points and designing or modifying technical solutions to solve company problems, with excellent written and verbal skills, supporting in interaction and articulation to key stakeholders.

What you'll be doing

  • Advising C-level, management executives and the broader enterprise, to transform their organisations for the digital age.
  • Collaborating with technical and non-technical teams to ensure familiarity with the client’s business.
  • Analyse and interpret data to unearth weaknesses and problems, and comprehend the causes. Diagnosing IT system problems and inefficiencies.
  • Analysing and determining risks and mitigations such as security threats, data risks, human risks etc.
  • Formulate recommendations and solutions with attention to a client’s objectives, strategy, capabilities and limitations.
  • Writing strategic reports, plans, financial models, roadmaps, and planning a timeline for completion of projects.
  • Support in the creation of proposal and bid literature, including technical responses and proposed project outlines.
  • Organise and execute assigned business and technology projects on behalf of clients aligned to the roadmap.
  • Present findings and suggestions to clients with ample justification and practical advice.
  • Monitoring the success of technology solutions, adapting and refreshing these through continuous learning and improvements.
  • Producing detailed reports on the efficacy of the technology and strategy and updating the live roadmap.

What you need to succeed

  • Successful candidates may have worked technology for 5+ years with a minimum of 3rd line IT experience
  • Demonstrable technical experience, Microsoft and cloud technology (Azure/AWS)
  • Experience of developing technology vision and strategy along with transformation designs and roadmaps, for example cloud adoption, business, or team transformation etc.
  • Demonstrable experience in the production of client facing proposals
  • Ability to define and advise on IT Operating Models, and Cloud Operating Models
  • Understanding of strategy from theory through to practice & application
  • Experience of technology operations, project management, service delivery
  • Experience of understanding and articulating the impact of emerging technology trends
  • Experience in the delivery of large technology transformation programmes incorporating people, process and/or technology changes
  • Experience of managing client relationship up to and including C-suite level

What can we offer?

  • Flexible working approach – Hybrid or fully remote
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption pay
  • Paid leave for training
  • Paid charity volunteer days
  • Enhanced Sickness Scheme
  • Annual well-being allowance
  • Employee Referral Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress code
  • Death in Service

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Fancy a break? We offer 25 days holiday and bank holidays on top. 


We offer flexible working hours, and all our employees can take advantage of working from home each week, whilst certain teams are able to work from home full time.


Our employees are at the heart of everything we do. We offer a wellbeing allowance each year to be utilised on activities that promote mental and physical wellbeing, in addition to a Cycle to Work scheme.


We offer market-leading training for all of our employees; especially our sales and IT training programmes, which offer particular opportunities to develop skills and progress within the organisation.


We are unique. Our award-winning culture is employee centric, with exciting cash and bonus incentives, events and team bonding ever present.


We offer a pension with a market-leading provider; a company sick pay programme including income protection and death in service payment.


A large number of our team are involved in community initiatives, using work time to make a positive impact on our people, communities and the planet.


"ROCKstars" is our unique approach to having fun and this is a huge part of our success. We celebrate as many events and occasions as possible and this creates an electric working environment. 

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Promotion and pay is critically important to us. In 2021-2022 our salaries increased by an average of 17.77% and 78% of people were promoted within the first 12 months of starting at ROCK.

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