Do you want to work in a fast-paced and exciting environment, where no two days are the same? We’re looking for a Solution Architect - Managed Services & Integrationswho enjoys both a buzz and a challenge.
Solution Architect - Managed Services & Integrations Full time role, home based in Europe
We’re BCD Travel, one of the world’s leading corporate travel management companies with offices around the globe. We help our clients travel smart and achieve more. People join our company because we provide a dynamic work environment, where no two days are the same. And our people stay with us because we care about their work-life balance. But don’t just take our word for it: we've been voted top place to work and recognized by Investors In People, Flexjobs and Forbes.
A great opportunity has arisen for a Solution Architect - Managed Services & Integrations for delivery of core IT infrastructure services to manage partners around the globe. Acting as the central interface between internal teams & external partners for day to day technical, relationship and business needs. Leading coordination of project delivery for integration of external entities to global IT systems.
A snapshot of this opportunity
Lead on the migration and integration of acquired organizations (AO) into our standard technology operating models as per Managed Services strategy
Partnering with assigned Project Manager(s) to ensure successful delivery of aims and goals in initiatives of significant change, building effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders from technical and non-technical groups, understanding and interpreting requirements, and developing plans to achieve agreed goals
Act as the focal point between local IT teams and internal SMEs, providing guidance, assistance & referrals ensuring requests are fulfilled appropriately
Conduct full discovery exercises to identify all existing IT products, services, assets and processes in use at the AO
Create comprehensive reports on current status including risks, issues, strengths, opportunities & prioritization
Lead the overall solution definition, leading SMEs for detailed design according to strategic goals, standards and policy
Create and maintain financial forecasts and delivery plans in collaboration with the Project Manager(s) to support senior leadership, project managers and sponsor needs.
Be able to identify the people, process and technology involved in a solution and plan for change within them
Identify and document risks, coordinate their mitigation
Supervise and motivate a virtual team of technical subject matter experts
Develop and maintain integration roadmaps based on technology standards, policies & lifecycles, aligning them business objectives
How you can set yourself apart
5yrs+ experience in planning and guiding IT infrastructure migration projects, e.g. datacenter, cloud, end user compute, application/data platforms
Similar experience in the successful integration of mergers & acquisitions, specifically post sale
Hold a broad understanding of corporate IT systems and tools and how they are used within a variety of situations and organizations, including Microsoft Office 365 and enterprise security and compliance tools
Confidence in creating technical designs, financial forecasts, delivery plans and business cases to support senior leadership, project managers and sponsor needs
Interpersonal/negotiation skills in change management and problem resolution
Knowledgeable in enterprise project management methodologies
Microsoft, IT Security or ITIL Certifications
What we offer you
At BCD Travel, we work with highly motivated and passionate people. We value open communication, collaboration, and a flexible work-life balance. We offer unique, often global, experiences that empower you to develop and grow within the organization. Sustainability and helping others is also high on our list. We make a difference through charitable activities in our communities across the globe.
BCD Travel helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. We give travelers innovative tools that keep them safe and productive and help them make good choices on the road. We partner with travel and procurement leaders to simplify the complexities of business travel, drive savings and satisfaction, and move whole companies toward their goals. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more. We make this happen in 109 countries with a global client retention rate of 98%, the highest in the industry. For more information, visit www.bcdtravel.com.
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