Technical Solution Architect

About the role

It's fun to work for a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Capgemini, we're committed to bring passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

As Solutions Architect SAP Infrastructure Technologies, you will be responsible for providing our customers with the best solution and you will reside in the Central Europe ERP Practice within the Capgemini Cloud Infra organization. You will act as Infra Solutions architect and design authority for all SAP Infra EU centric bids, client engagements and contracts. You will ensure that Capgemini can make use of an enterprise architecture library with standards and best practices to ensure a global standardized and most cost effect way of architecture, deployment and support of our engagements. Next to this you are expected to be an Infrastructure thought leader on current and upcoming technology and strengthen the Capgemini brand in the SAP and Oracle hosting market. You will be able to support an international team of SAP architects and provide guidance on technological decisions and the creation of an overall enterprise infrastructure architecture for Capgemini on SAP Infra technology.

Place in the organization

As one of the Technical Solution Architects, you will report directly to the CEU lead architect within the Cloud Practice of Cloud Infrastructure Services. Your work location will be the Capgemini’s head office in Utrecht in the Netherlands but there is some continental travel to customer locations on a regularly basis needed.

What can you expect from Capgemini

  • Freedom to expand your experience and thought leadership, besides extensively working with an international team of highly skilled architects;
  • Working on international projects and deals;
  • A great work-life balance and the ability to work from home;
  • Ability to make a change within the client organization and the ability and freedom to publish views and promote the Capgemini brand.

Job Description

  • Is leading a program of enterprise solutions and projects
  • Manages the integration of project solutions and technical governance
  • Reviews and selects sets of solutions for clients’ needs in line with Capgemini objectives
  • Is working towards technical design authority including overall program quality assurance and risk management
  • Executes peer reviews and undertakes active knowledge management
  • Designs complete enterprise SAP Infra solutions
  • Work together on innovation with operations on existing sap cloud platforms
  • Act as sparring partner with SAP and Oracle solution architects


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Qualifications & Requirements

  • University degree. Bachelor or Masters
  • 10 years of generic IT experience
  • 3 years of pre-sales experience
  • Experience with technical service delivery and infrastructure operations
  • Expert in (SAP) infra hosting or + client technology experience
  • Experienced with VMware
  • Solid understanding of networking-, storage and compute solutions for SAP
  • Knowledge over Cloud solutions and (hyper) converged infrastructure
  • Affinity with Shared Services (Microsoft/Linux/storage/backup)

Key competencies

  • Effectively distinguishes process from content
  • In depth knowledge of current SAP IT trends and product developments (HANA) on infrastructure level
  • Excellent English communication capabilities, both written and verbal
  • Able to create high level designs and translate them into detailed level designs
  • Strong communication, collaboration and problem solving skills
  • Strong understanding of the link between IT and business
  • Strong strategic and tactical planning and execution skills
  • Good solid business mindset
  • Quality driven; able to think out of the box, bringing new perspectives
  • Excellent understanding of architecture development & deployment
  • Excellent communication skills; Able to present at customer site
  • Excellent commercial awareness