Pre-Sales Technical System Designer (Systems Architect)

Farnborough (Farnborough)

Posted:25 Apr 2018

A vacancy is currently available for a Pre-Sales Technical System Designer (Systems Architect) based in Farnborough, Hampshire, whose primary role will be to design the most appropriate technical solution for specific customer requirements. This is an integral part of the sales process and candidates will join Account Managers at customer meetings (onsite, offsite and by videoconference and telephone) with a view to leading discussions to understand the customer requirements. Applicants must be capable of the design of Audio Visual / IT solutions around the company’s full portfolio of products and will work at various customer sites on a variety of AV / IT solutions including meeting rooms, boardrooms and lecture theatres.

The role is varied and applicants will have experience in:

  • Preparation of quotations and designs
  • Giving technical advice and guidance in both a pre- and post-sales environment
  • Identification and analysis of customer requirements
  • Design of AV installations
  • Site visits and surveys
  • Report writing
  • Providing technical training to customers

Duties will include:

  • Understanding system requirements from account managers, a tender document or a discussion with a client and prepare a detailed design to meet these requirements
  • To follow the ISO procedures as per the job description
  • Prepare technical quotations or full responses to client requirements or RFP / ITT documents in conjunction with Account Managers
  • Identify both risks or exceptions likely to be experienced during an integration project, to be able to document them and to ensure that wherever possible, these are accounted for in the costing of a project
  • Develop M&E requirements for main contractor specification using AutoCAD- GA`s and Elevations
  • Keep in touch with developing technology and understand the advantages to the customer and Saville of both new and established technology
  • Engage in training courses and technical evaluation of equipment from our key suppliers

We are looking for applicants with a proven sales and technical background combined with excellent communication skills. Applicants will be expected to have Further / Higher education in Audio Visual, IT qualifications CCNA, CTS-I, CTS-D or similar industry qualifications in a technical discipline.

The company offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

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