Consulting Architect, Canberra

Consulting Architect, Canberra

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Salary:160000 - 250000 AUD per YearLocation:Canberra RegionCompany: Optus Contract type:PermanentHours:Full timeApply for this job So, why Optus?At Optus, we don’t sit back and let the future happen to us - we’re out there making it. By expanding into new technology and relentlessly improving every day, we’re creating a better tomorrow for all Australians. We believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.

About the roleAs a Consulting Architect within the Enterprise and Government sales team, your role will be to provide pre-sales work in all areas of Telecommunications and Information Communications Technologies (ICT) to our customer accounts. Your role will be to place a strong emphasis on the value proposition of ‘enterprise-wide solutions to address customer varying business needs.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Providing direction and leadership to technical teams; drawing on expertise to target major opportunities and developing associated proposals.
Support complex major accounts whose commercial needs require sophisticated, innovative and integrated business solutions.
Develop and facilitate multi-level customer relationships focusing on technical and IT management.
Being the technical owner and manage/prepare documentation (quotes, proposals, tenders and bid responses).
Having a detailed understanding of both the clients Telco & ICT environment, and that of market competitors to ensure effective competitive comparisons and strategic solutions are delivered.
Collaborate with product management, customer engineering and marketing to obtain relevant product knowledge and establish a channel from sales.
Deliver and meet established orders and revenue targets.
Please note; This role involves closely working with the Australian Government and will potentially have access to classified information/resources. As such, a security clearance is required and therefore it is a mandatory requirement that the successful applicant is an Australian Citizen.

About youYou will exhibit in-depth technology and business knowledge across a range of industry segments and technology specialties within the Telco and ICT space to deliver solutions to clients. The pivotal key to the success of this role is to provide a link between the sales process, product capability owners, and implementation of teams. You are an experienced Consulting Architect professional who can bring a consultative working style and deliver technical business solutions. Additionally, you will also bring to the role:
Widespread previous experience working in the Communications & Information Technology industry (providing technical and consulting support).
Broad-based ICT/Telecommunications systems design background with detailed understanding of enterprise-wide systems.
Ability to understand and present industry trends/directions (local and international).
Understanding of architecture and service management methodologies.
Relevant vendor and industry certifications, e.g., Cisco.
Experience in recognising and analysing customer business needs to translate them into relevant ICT solutions.
Experience in leading major Design teams; through setting architecture strategy to RFT submission activities.
Advanced knowledge of the contract, risk and commercial risks in preparing solution designs.
You must be an Australian Citizen and eligible to acquire a Federal Government Security clearance.
Optus is a place where we let you do you. Whether you’ll be working in our corporate offices or in a retail store, we're a highly collaborative workplace, and offer a range of perks such as:
A competitive salary
Discounts on products and services
Ongoing training, mentoring and development opportunities
Up to five days of Volunteer Leave per year
Blended Ways of Working

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people. We're proud to offer a variety of options to work in different ways, such as our Blended Ways of Working and job share. Our Blended Ways of Working lets our people work across home and our offices. Please talk to us about how we can make this role work for you.
Curious about our culture? Go behind the scenes with our people by searching #OptusLife on LinkedIn.
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