Presales Architect Whiteley £Competitive, Jobs, Hampshire, 508

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Pre-sales Architect - Whiteley - £Competitive - Hampshire

Ref: 508 Date Posted: Wednesday 10 Jan 2018
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SceneOne has an exciting opportunity to join of a multi-national market leader in IT Consulting Services which has been named by LinkedIn as a ‘Top Attractor’ of the best talent in the UK market. 

Our client provides cutting edge science and technology solutions into crucial industries such as defence, intelligence and healthcare, and as such they have built strong teams across their various locations in the UK who are working hard to support vital missions and solve the world’s toughest problems.

Due to the continued success and growth of the business, they are looking for a Pre-sales Architect based in Whiteley.

The Role:

Transportation specifically supports markets such as Airports and Air Traffic Management with a combination of software and systems solutions. The business has grown over a number of years through a combination of organic growth and acquisition.

Reporting to Director of Sales and Business Development for Transportation, you will be responsible for:


  • Support the development of strategic plans on how we can grow our footprint in the UK and Europe market aligned to industry trends and sector objectives
  • Develop Generic Technology Frameworks (Technical Playbooks, Solution Design Patterns, RRP for implementation BOE and BOM), training material on the frameworks, demo’s to showcase / prove the framework
  • Develop business cases for R&D initiatives
  • Work with technology vendors/partners and develop and maintain relationships with partners for technical support etc.


  • Develop BD material; Capability Overview, Features, Business Benefits, whitepapers, case studies and playbooks. Present at Industry conferences and /or write articles
  • Actively engage with the business to build a positive CTO brand
  • Develop standard reference architecture design documents

Pre-Sales Activities

  • Support qualification, positioning, bid and other lead generation / business development activities as the SME
  • Identify the best products and systems to meet the defined requirements
  • Where required run POC/Prototypes/Trade Studies in the sandpit environment to ensure the right product and solution is selected
  • Support development of the Bill of Material (BOM) and Basis of Estimate (BOE) required to implement the technical designs developed
  • Support Division leads as required, attend customer meetings conduct presentations etc.
  • Author or contribute to the writing of supporting tech documents such as High level Designs, SoW, Proposals and RFI responses

R&D and Innovation 

  • Manage IRADs for cross cutting capability approved by corporate
  • Perform Discovery of new technologies in UK and attend technology and industry shows and conferences
  • Review vendor capabilities
  • Coordinate UK CRADs

The Profile:  

Specific Aviation industry capability skills and experience

  • Engineering background in systems (MCSE or equivalent)
  • Experience managing cloud environments
  • Experience or understanding of software product implementation design

You will be required to undergo Security Clearance, so all candidates must have the right to work in the UK with at least five years’ traceable work history in the UK.

Role Requirements:

  • Expertise designing, implementing, and supporting Enterprise-grade technical solutions meeting complex business requirements
  • Strong problem-solving and triage skills with the ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment
  • Quick learner with an in-depth understanding of the capability
  • Strong design and engineering experience; e.g. Architect, Senior System Engineer and Design Lead roles
  • TOGAF or equivalent Architecture certification an advantage
  • Strategic consulting experience around transition and transformation, Digital transformation programs
  • Ability to work autonomously, work to tight deadlines, prioritize workloads and work with related internal business functions such as commercial, legal and finance.

The Package:

A competitive basic salary depending on experience, with extensive learning, development and progression opportunities and a generous benefits package. 

For more information please send your CV to or call 0141 899 0056.