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Chief Architect

Location: UK - Mobile England | Job-ID: 136721 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


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The Chief Architect is aligned to one or two of our key customers to be their trusted advisor, innovating with them and help them achieve their goals. The role is pivotal in bridging the gap between business problems and technology solutions for their customers and is focussed on building strong and enduring, mutually profitable relationships.


What you'll be doing


  • Building relationships with the customer’s Architecture decision makers and influencers to develop customer intimacy and trust.
  • To contribute to the growth of the Services business by developing a pipeline of opportunity with the Sales and Services teams in the form of a strategic roadmap aligned to customer goals.
  • Provide solution leadership and architectural input to services sales opportunities.
  • Understand the interdependencies between solutions being proposed and inflight projects delivered by Computacenter or other customer projects delivered by other Ecosystem partners.
  • Share information across the account team, ensuing the solutions proposed are fit for purpose and provide good value for all parties.
  • Understand the customers strategy, goals, current environment, constraints and supplier eco system.
  • Know what services Computacenter can offer. Collaborate with other Architecture groups within Computacenter, including Group Development on the adoption of new developments and the demand for new services.
  • Lead innovation for the account and work with the Customer Experience team on innovation activities to drive business growth.
  • Contribute to the success of the account by being a proactive and trusted member of the account leadership team.
  • Assuring the quality of our proposed solutions so that they will meet the requirements and ensuring that the solution works when it is delivered.
  • Point of escalation and guidance for technical blockers/obstacles.


What you'll bring


  • Experience of building relationships at the highest levels within enterprise customers.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, designing and implementing solutions comprising of multiple technologies and business applications.
  • Experience of defining and driving innovative improvements.
  • Commercially astute with experience of deal/solution governance processes.
  • Ability to communicate well, including presenting to an external audience, both business and technical.
  • Good people management, including the ability to lead large virtual teams across Computacenter and the customer.
  • Proven ability to produce documentation for a business and technical audience.
  • Good problem determination and analysis skills.
  • Strong team player with energy and dynamism.
  • Personal flexibility & willingness to travel.




Current information for our applicants

We have made our application and recruitment process virtual, we are excited to bring talent like you on board to join our growing teams within Computacenter. Our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


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