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Dell Strategic Solutions Architect - Acquisitions team in London, United Kingdom

Senior Solutions Architect

Our field sales professionals rely on proactive technical support during the sales process – and our expert Solutions Architecting team always steps up to the mark. We lead the development and implementation of complex and specialized products, applications, services and solutions. From delivering sales presentations and product demonstrations, to developing detailed installation or system integration plans, we ensure customers get the innovative, relevant, interoperable solutions they need.

This is an exciting opportunity to grow Dell Technologies' business throughout which you will be accountable for building new relationships and inspiring customers to do things differently. Your primary responsibility will be strategic and transactional development of named accounts however you will also have the opportunity to develop and drive strategic engagements with customers across the designated customer base.

What you’ll achieve

As a Senior Solutions Architect, you will provide pre-sales technical support to our field sales teams, helping to define the overall Dell Technologies solution for our customers using the full range of company products and services.

You will:

  • Build and lead relationships for highly sophisticated customer accounts and verify operability of sophisticated product and service configurations within the customer’s environment

  • Work with Sales Teams to develop and implement specific account penetration strategies, produce account specific solution, service and technical sales plans (typically in complex enterprise and highly critical accounts)

  • Conduct customer needs analysis, anticipate requirements beyond existing solution’s scope, drive strategy and implementation of technical sales for products (typically Hyper Converged Infrastructure, Enterprise Storage, Software and Cloud solutions) and services within area of responsibility

  • Prepare detailed product specifications to enable the sale of our products and solutions, and deliver impact presentations at customer facilities

  • Develop and document DELL Technologies solutions to meet customer objectives. Complete required presales documentation quickly and accurately

  • Lead the development of responses to highly critical, large scale customer requests and proposals. Anticipates technology and/or market trends and provides guidance to the customer

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • Excellent presentation and engagement skills in front of and with all levels of the IT Organization and C-Level audience across complex environments

  • Self-motivated, proactive and understands the importance of urgency yet also have the commitment and engagement to get close to the customer over the long term .

  • Excellent industry knowledge enabling you to connect with the customer as a Trusted Advisor

  • Deep knowledge of data center and cloud technology

  • Good understanding of Dell Technologies' competitors in the area of data center technology and cloud solutions

Desirable Requirements

  • Advanced experience in a relationship selling role

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Knowledge or certification in ITIL, TOGAF, or similar qualification desired.

  • VMware VMware, Multicloud, Security, Application development

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here ( .

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