Solutions Architect – Mont-Saint-Guibert

Introduction

To support our growing business and presales team, WESTPOLE is seeking to recruit a Solution Architect/Technical writer for its International Organization division.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional with strong core technical skills to join and add value to a dedicated and dynamic team.


Primarily engaged in a technical consultancy role, the Solution Architect/Technical writer will be responsible for the writing of the technical solution of the proposals. He/she will ensure all customers’ technical and business requirements are identified. He/she will understand customers’ objectives and challenges by engaging, together with the sales, the customer during online and on-prem meetings. Then, he/she will contribute to the conception of the solution addressing and respecting all those requirements. He/she will collaborate with other technical teams involved in the conception of the offer. He/she will work in close collaboration and communicate with all presales specialists involved in the presales process to identify the interdependent aspects of the built solution. In case a presentation of the proposal is requested by the customer, the Presales Consultant will be responsible to present the offer covering both business and technical aspects under the supervision of the Presales Manager.

Function

  • First and most important task is the role of Technical consultant for all Presales related activities, then
  • Be responsible for the writing of the technical solution of the proposals
  • Build the entire Architecture of the solution (e.g. : Mind Mapping) / Build the conception of the solution addressing and respecting all requirements
  • Ensure all customers’ technical and business requirements are identified
  • Identify the needs and the gaps to be covered by whom (Leader & Partners)
  • Understand customers’ objectives and challenges by engaging, together with the sales, the customer during online and on-prem meetings
  • Lead and collaborate with other technical teams involved in the conception of the offer
  • Organise meetings & Teams meetings to ensure the progress of the technical proposal
  • Work in close collaboration and communicate with all presales specialists involved in the presales process to identify the interdependent aspects of the built solution
  • In case a presentation of the proposal is requested by the customer, the Solution Architect will be responsible to present the offer covering both business and technical aspects under the supervision of the Presales Manager
  • On Sales request, the Solution Architect will meet the customer for Technical meetings
  • Build a Technical Library containing boilerplate information
  • Have contact with suppliers/vendors/partners to help determine the best choice
  • Participate to suppliers/vendors/partners activities & fairs to ensure relationship and up-to-date knowledge

Requirements

  • Embrace a large knowledge in all aspects of IT / Proven Technical and IT Services experience;
  • Knowledge on how to design, implement and monitor an overall Solution Architecture in general and with focus on one or more specific domains;
  • Proposal and Tender writing experience;
  • Perfect Business & Technical both in English and French (Written and Spoken); Dutch is a plus;
  • Ability to lead, explain and present technical solutions;
  • Ability to work on rapidly changing projects;
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure;
  • Good commercial acumen;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Affinity to both sales and technology functions
  • Some knowledge of security oriented cloud services, such as Azure Sentinel, Azure Security Center and/or AWS Security Hub and/or other relevant technologies is a plus.

Offer

Working at WESTPOLE, you will receive:

  • An open-ended contract
  • A competitive salary (including meal vouchers, hospital insurance, etc.)
  • A smartphone + phone subscription
  • Real career possibilities with a possibility to follow trainings
  • A good work-life balance
  • A team of supportive colleagues who’ll make you feel at home
  • The opportunity to turn these colleagues into friends during our numerous events, Friday drinks etc.

Application

Excited to apply? Or do you still have more questions or a need for information?

You can contact us via [email protected]

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Kind regards

Femke


Our values

We do not only have a set of value that guide our daily choices, but they are really embedded in our DNA. We call it WESTPOLE MENTALITY. Our culture respects individuality and growth for each employee, and if you join our family you will be in contact every day with our values, which represent the way we face our daily challenges.