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We are a global leader in asset visibility and enterprise mobility solutions and we're looking for talented Solutions Architects to join our Professional Services business and ensure we're shaping and delivering the right complex solutions to meet the needs of high profile customers. You could be based anywhere in the UK as our customers are divided between this country and areas of Northern Europe - naturally, this requires a flexible approach and the ability to travel to various locations.
Our Solutions Architects work with strategic customers typically in retail and manufacturing verticals and develop a deep understanding of customer business problems and solutions needs. These innovative people translate customer problems and requirements into solution designs which address broad vertical opportunities. Solution Architects at Zebra might also get involved with the sales and implementation of solutions so as well as great technical expertise, we need to see a natural affinity for working with customers. We're looking for strong, established experience successfully designing and developing business solutions in a customer facing role.
Solutions Architects are responsible for the components of service delivery which include planning, design, integration, deployment, customization and commissioning of software solutions from Zebra or third party applications, WLAN Solutions (e.g. WLAN, WLAN Security, WLAN Management, Electronic Shelf Labeling, Locationing, Voice Solutions, etc.), Mobile Computing Solutions (Mobile Computer, PSS, Mobile Device Management, RFID, Speech Solutions) and Managed Services.
Our Architects also support the creation and delivery of demos/prototype and Proof of Concepts as well as helping to develop a global solution services community of interest across sales and the wider services departments.
We're looking for great, proven experience in needs analysis and the design of complex multi-technology customer solutions ideally working in areas key to Zebra's solutions and in complex, multi-disciplinary systems environments where you'll be comfortable with various systems integration and implementation teams.
The Solutions Architect acts as a specialist in many categories and we're looking for strong knowledge of some of these areas:
- The steps required in the deployment of complex solutions from end-to-end end - Software development methodologies - Mobile Computing and Mobile Computer Operating Systems such as Windows Mobile, CE, Android, iOS,Programming languages and SW environments for mobile computer such as C#, C++, Compact Framework, etc. - Windows and Unix Operating and Database systems. - Wired and wireless Communication standards (LAN/WAN/MAN, etc.), protocols, networking data and voice and how they affect Zebra's products. - Connectivity within major operating system environments using current standards and the ability to propose and design cross platform system solutions. - Foundation qualification in ITIL
Our Solutions Architects should have demonstrated experience in these areas:
- Creation of test plans for ensuring successful service deliveries for both, the system implementation and changes during run phase. - The ability to create, plan and perform major systems integration and test system hardware and software interoperability. - Experience in using proven tools and design methodologies to analyze, document, and specify complex network (WAN, LAN, WLAN) solution. - Ability to provide Business Analysis services with the customer in the context of the offered services - Good communication skills to convey the customer requirements with various stakeholders - Ability to lead and facilitate technical workshops with various stakeholders - Ability to support problem management activities - Ability to develop or enhance service processes and provide governance on best practices - Excellent presentation skills required. Must be highly skilled with drawing and diagramming tools (such as MS Visio or similar) - Strong verbal and written skills; fluency in English
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