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A Technical Architect is engaged on the implementation of OpenText solutions to customers. The focus is on design of the technical architecture and technical lead of the infrastructure part of the project.
The role is centered on delivery, either on site on remotely. Working within a core team of consultants, the individual will be a senior resource, possessing a very strong technical knowledge base. Often taking the technical lead role, the consultant will be responsible for scoping, designing and implementing OpenText software, normally into large and complex environments. The consultant will in many cases have the functional lead of the technical team of the implementation.
Working in close collaboration with the OpenText project manager, the consultant will be required to own the technical delivery of the architecture.
The role requires the consultant to work towards a billable utilisation target of 74% of available hours.
The role is customer facing and requires excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate to a wide range of stakeholders (internally and externally) both orally and in writing.
There will be travel to national and occasionally international locations, with an expectation for site-based management where appropriate.
The consultant will also possess strong commercial skills that will help drive ongoing Professional Services revenue through existing and new customers.
You are great at:
To work within an Open Text delivery team in order to:
* Consult with existing and new customers with a view to driving PS engagements
* Assist in requirements gathering activities
* Participate and technical and functional design activities
* Deliver OpenText technology to customers
* Interact with both customer and internal Open Text project stakeholders in order to articulate specific technical options and decisions in a concise and clear manner.
* Contribute to bids requiring professional input as well as providing estimating expertise during the sales cycle.
* Actively use and contribute to the project management standards and quality checks used within Open Text Global Services
* Manage expectations and responsibilities for all client and internal stakeholders.
What it takes:
A sound knowledge of the OpenText product suite, with either OpenText Documentum/D2/InfoArchive products or OpenText Content Server and any SAP related modules: Documentum, D2, InfoArchive or Content Suite platform, Extended ECM platform and integrations, OTDS, Archive Server, Email Management, AGA.
Exceptional technical knowledge of the underlying architecture
Excellent communication skills that will promote trust and clarity with customers and at all levels
Commercial awareness that will drive OpenText revenue
Strategic planning skills that will drive customer adoption of OpenText technology across the organisation
Business Development skills with demonstrable experience of farming user bases and new customers
Excellent knowledge and experience working of IT infrastructure, networking and Oracle/SQL database layers
Time management skills that will enable projects to be delivered on time and on budget.
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