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Solutions Architect

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:08:55 PM
  • 2934046
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Digital Services
Location(s): United Kingdom; London


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Role Summary:
In this role, you will work closely with clients to understand their needs and develop strategies tailored to their organization. You will independently lead and make standard recommendations on workflow, application, interface, reports, and testing through the implementation process. This role is responsible for activation readiness and support as well as post-activation checkups and will be required to work collaboratively with internal team members and clients to ensure customer satisfaction.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Independently lead design & build activities including system and configuration education (on-site & remote) 
  • Act as a product SME for complex functional issues as needed, especially related to installation and upgrades to new features 
  • Serve as the customer point of contact for application assignments 
  • Present product knowledge and system design options to clients’ while providing industry relevant examples and experience-based solutions on an extemporaneous basis 
  • Advise on development of testing plans strategies and execution as well as support all customer testing activities including issue resolution and troubleshooting guidance 
  • Collaborate on the user interface design with service engineer and provide functional product expertise as needed, acting in a consultative capacity to deliver the right solutions to clients 
  • Actively engage with the customer throughout the implementation process, including project kickoff, development and prioritization of project goals, project team selection and review 
  • Provide clients with best practice suggestions for key implementation decisions, workflow design, system set-up, preload planning, determination of go-live readiness, custom workflow training, golive support and post-live follow up, including contingency plans (as needed) 
  • Coordinate implementation activities within their product expertise and communicate effectively with external clients as well as internal teams 
  • Independently lead and facilitate current state, future state, and gap analysis sessions with the customer project team 
  • Participate, as required, in New Product Introduction (NPI) process and improvement of processes, implementation methodology and product efficiency. 
  • Manage continuous improvement efforts regarding the development of tools and processes that support our implementation deliverables 
  • Act as a functional leader or mentor for other members of the GE project team on complex, integrated customer implementations  
  • Exhibit strong communication and organizational skills


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (defined as High School Diploma/GED and proven relevant experience) 
  • Extensive software implementation and/or Business Consulting experience 
  • Ability to self-direct projects through an implementation 
  • Ability to take direction from both Management and Project Managers overseeing the projects you are assigned 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities, while maintaining a high level of quality service and professionalism 
  • Ability to interact confidently with customers from end users to executive suite 
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication, interpersonal, problem solving and presentation skills


Desired Characteristics:
  • Extensive field service operations or management background, including experience with customer service management and call center support 
  • Strong experience working in a technology focused company 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills working with customers and peers 
  • Comfortable leading meetings/ sessions with Senior Management to discuss business process 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Technical experience with Force.com, SFDC Administrator, Visual Force, or Java preferred 
  • Ability to work in a globally distributed team environment, liaising with on-site teams and customers 
  • Results driven attitude in a fast paced environment
    Commitment to quality and customer satisfaction 
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of time, including international travel

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Locations: United Kingdom; London
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