Senior Solution Architect

Senior Solution Architect

#17478211 | 10 January, 2018
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Lausanne / Berne, Vaud, Switzerland
Type of position
Required years of experience
10 years or more
Required languages
English - Fluent German - Fluent French - Good knowledge
Educational requirements
Required skills
Architect Project manager Other

Senior Solution Architect

We are currently looking on behalf of one of our important clients, a leading International Company, for a Senior Solution Architect. This role is a permanent position based in Vaud or Bern Canton.

The Solution Architect is a key role in our client organisation and for their Clients. The ideal candidate will be engaging with a Customer from start to finish, stepping in at the end of the pre-sales process and guide the solution architecture of the engagement until the necessary business and infrastructure transformation is achieved.


Your role:

  • Designing enterprise-grade infrastructures for Clients and technically overseeing their planning, evaluation, implementation and evolution
  • Workshopping with Clients to understand their technologies, business situation and goals
  • Build relationships with stakeholders in complex Client organisations
  • Assisting commercial negotiations
  • Build relationships with stakeholders in complex Client organisations
  • Guide Client and delivery team implementing solutions
  • Provide general as well as specific documentation on (Big) Data solution architectures


Your Skills:

  • At least 10 years’ technical experience of which five years relevant solution architecture experience is required
  • Client facing experience
  • Knowledge and experience of data platforms, such as :
  • Big data (Hadoop ecosystem, Spark, Kafka, Storm, Flink, Cassandra, HBase Elasticsearch, Mesos, etc…)
  • Relational database systems
  • Data warehouse or other OLAP systems
  • Technical background and hands-on approach
  • Public cloud experience, e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP as an advantage


Your Profile:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with senior stakeholders and technical staff
  • Willing to travel up to 50 % (within Switzerland mainly)
  • Experience of coaching team members
  • You are confident in demonstrating the value your ideas will bring to the business
  • Very good command of English, German skills will clearly be an asset and French knowledge is a plus


If you wish to apply, please send us your resume in Word format with some references.

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