Healthcare Presales Solutions Architect
Technical Consultancy, East Midlands
Healthcare Presales Solutions Architect
Technical Consultancy, East Midlands

Who we are:

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT Service Provider, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community. Some of the projects we have supported include the digitising of The Open  golf tournament and applying Formula 1 technology to support medical staff at University Hospitals Leicester.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by putting people first.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment. Our Culture & Ethnicity Network gives our colleagues a platform to share their various backgrounds; Our NINGEN programme allows the new generation of NTT DATA employees around the world to connect and shape the future of our organisation and the “City Gives Back” allows us to support our local community that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic...and much more!

What you'll be doing:

Our Public Sector Business Unit is growing strongly, and we are looking for experienced solution architects to join the team. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are capable of working at pace: rapidly getting up to speed with new requirements and shaping compelling, innovative and differentiated solutions for our customers, that meet the needs of thee customer.

You will be a strong communicator, capable of generating written material of extremely high quality and presenting confidently.  You will be comfortable with a wide range of technologies and solution types with a broad perspective rather than deep in any specific area. You will have a good commercial understanding and be able to balance financial and budgetary constraints with customer aspirations. You will be used to working a fast-changing environment, bringing organisation and structure where there is ambiguity and building strong working relationships.

What you’ll be doing

You will be responsible for creating new solutions,  leading pre-sales activity and then managing the solution through project delivery and into service; You will be pivotal to the response, responsible for delivering an integrated solution and a coordinated delivery plan. You will be authoring your own content, as well as orchestrating and aligning content from across the business.

Your primary objectives will be to;

  • quickly distil customer needs or goals into a simple vision that can act as a central pivot for the pre-sales team
  • author creative and persuasive solutions and pre-sales content
  • lead solution aspects of client pitches.
  • collate, orchestrate, and refine content to create a cohesive solution and delivery model
  • use your experience to influence and challenge the solutions we present at the relevant boards and reviews.
  • promote and develop pre-sales governance and best practices
  • work closely with the client, ensuring they have all the required information to pass through their own internal governance processes.
  • optimise knowledge; creating quality content that can be reused, building continual improvement into our knowledge estate, pre-sales assets and solutuons.

What you'll need:

To take advantage of this opportunity you will need to be a highly structured individual with solid technical  and solutioning background and the ability to lead people and orchestrate multiple points of view.  Experience in both delivery and operational roles would be beneficial.

  • You must be comfortable operating with high levels of ambiguity, you must have the ability to bring clarity and build confidence in our understanding of each opportunity
  • Your experience will enable you to tap into your innate knowledge to rapidly qualify opportunities and provide a view on complexity, opportunity size and risk
  • You must be able to unravel business ideas and get to the root of real business value
  • Working with a global network of inspiring technologists, you must be able to harness talent from across the NTT Data family to generate solution collateral
  • Whilst working alongside technology and business experts, you must be familiar working with reference architectures and high-level technology patterns & designs
  • The role will demand you to be a strong influencer, having the ability to build good working relationships with delivery partners at all levels within the organisation
  • You must be a great visual storyteller, able to bring solutions to life to help our customers understand and embrace the value of change & technology

Education and Experience

  • Experience as a solutions architect or similar role.
  • Ideally Pre-sales solution experience
  • The ability to build effective teams, recognising people’s strengths and weaknesses and establishing the right environment for growth
  • Excellent knowledge of the entire software development lifecycle and in delivery of software and infrastructure products
  • Understanding of architectural concepts, across application, cloud infrastructure, data, and integration
  • Experience in managed services or operational environments (such as defining service architectures) would also be advantageous

...and finally:

The focus on Clients, Teamwork and Foresight is in our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

We don't look for finished articles. We look for people who want to continue their career growth alongside NTT DATA’s.

To support your hard work and dedication, we will offer you the following:

A people focused business

Excellent opportunities to grow your career, including an online training platform with 3000+ courses, accessible from everywhere, to sharpen your skills.

A varied client base

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Service Line Manager

Stuart Reardon
Managed Services Operations Director

I am the Operations Director for NTTDATA managed services responsible for ensuring the smooth internal running of the service line. This spans everything people and process as well as commercial, financial and governance. I am a qualified engineer, and experienced programme manager with an SAP technology background that moved into this role in 2016. This shows the opportunity NTTDATA enables should anyone join our business.

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“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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