WECO Systems International Limited is an information and Communications Technology (ICT) company that has been operating in Nigeria for over twenty (20) years. We are a CISCO Tier one Gold partner and our corporate headquarters is in Lagos, with branches in Port-Harcourt and Abuja. Our experience and customer base spans across the Oil and Gas, Banking, Telecommunications, Government and Manufacturing sectors of the economy
Data Security Solutions Architect
Reports Directly To: Solutions Manager, Data Security Solutions Unit
- Responsible for assigned presales activities from conceptualization, demo, site surveys/assessment, architecting/design, response to bids, bid defence to deal closure around the applicable solution areas to ultimately drive sales for the department
Key Roles and Responsibilities
- Characterize Customers requirement & Expectations
- Prepares and packages assigned proposals/response to bids after proper vetting and supervision.
- Provides assigned defence/clarification of such bids/proposals as stated above with ultimate goal of generating job orders based on such.
- Customer Product knowledge briefing/presentations/clarifications
- Ensures and Maintains regular OEM pricing Database for Components/materials, pricing updates and documentation for commercial bid / quotations preparation.
- Carries out Site Survey/assessments, Pre-bid meetings attendance and Customer interfacing with aim of Characterizing requirements & expectations of such Customers for all response to bids, tenders and quotations.
- Carry out Solutions Architecting/Design and packaging- Writing Technical proposals, preparing commercial proposals, and response to bids e.t.c.
- Ensure deadlines or submission dates for bids/quotations/proposals are strictly complied with
- Ensures and carries out Proper and simplified documentation of all submitted bids, proposals or quotations.
- Carries out in-house Product knowledge briefing/presentations/clarifications as the need arises.
- Consult with clients and potential clients to determine their technology requirements and ensure business alignment
- Provides secondary resolution support for customer SLA tickets by working with the support team as the need arises and as assigned.
- Provides secondary implementation/installations/configurations support for project implementations by working with the professional services team as the need arises and as assigned.
- Adhere and comply with the dept. practices around PREPARE, PLAN, DESIGN stages of technology lifecycle and engagement model with the customer.
- Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the applicable solution area by taking full advantage of huge information contained in OEM websites, attending OEM development trainings, seminars and by reading professional literature in the related technical field
- Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behaviour.
Key Performance Indicators
- Surpass at least 50% of budgeted revenue/gross profit
- 35% Customer Retention Rate
- 80% compliance with internal business processes
- 40% direct solution delivery support.
- Delivery of professional services to all customers
Experience and Qualifications
- A first Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or other related discipline.
- A minimum of 4-6 years post-graduate experience in a similar position, preferably, professional experience should be against the background of borderless networks solution development.
- Must be above 28 years old
- An MBA or relevant post graduate degree/professional qualification information Security e.g. CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, CSSP, Prince 2 will be an added advantage.
- In-depth knowledge of ICT business environment.
Required Skills and Competencies
- High level of professional skill and knowledge in solution areas and management
- In-depth ICT Skills
- Policies and processes development & Implementation
- Must possess astute technical & business acumen
- Must be confident
- Must possess effective communication skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Well organized
- Good reporting, project and time management skills with persistence
- Must be a strategic thinker
- High energy, integrity, and confidence
- Proactive decision-maker
- Ability to look beyond the obvious/routine
- Ability to see what others cannot see
- Ability to seek a richer set of alternatives
- Ability to question assumptions
- Must be an energetic person with unusual initiative
- Must be resilient
- Sound ethics and integrity.
- Must be discernibly honest and of consistent upright character
Method of Application
Applicaants should send their Applications and Curriculum Vitae to: firstname.lastname@example.org