• Avanade
  • Chicago, IL
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 3251 S Western Blvd

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About the Role:
The Business Solution Architect is a key member of the Go To Market teams and is responsible for driving revenue through development and expansion of client opportunities. The Business Solution Architect (BSA) will provide technical and solution envisioning expertise to the Market Units (MU) , Direct Sales teams and Accenture (Indirect) Sales teams. The BSA will help develop and execute sales strategies, drive proposal efforts and provide pre-sales technical sales support.
This successful BSA will specialize in ERP Solutions and therefore, provide deep expertise in lead qualification, opportunity assessment, opportunity development , proposal development, proof of concept creation as it relates to ERP Opportunities in Manufacturing.
Responsibilities:
* Primary technical contact on a client engagement
* Creates proof of concepts and lead demonstrations that solves our clients business problems
* Consults, advising our clients & internal stakeholders on uses of technology to solve problems
* Ownership for the technical approach and estimation of a proposal during the sales process
* Present technical approach and solutions to C-level clients
* Execute strategic engagements: Architecture Design Sessions (ADS) & High Level Project
* Design, scope, organize and deliver training events for both client-facing and internal needs
* Operate in a senior technology advisory capacity to CxOs and their senior leadership
* Learn our client's business, their organization, systems, challenges and goals
* Participate in, and lead stakeholder brainstorming, technical planning and design sessions
* You're an active contributor and facilitator with an important voice
* Craft the technical vision by mapping requirements to technical solutions and technical design documents
* Build prototypes and proofs of concept (POC) to validate technical and solution decisions
* Lead client facing & internal training (technology training and/or application specific-training)
* Potentially work on more than one project concurrently (2-3 projects at a maximum)
* BSA s have the opportunity to grow into a leadership role, including driving technical thought leadership and taking on people management responsibilities
Desired Experience:
* 5+ years prior professional experience in the pre-sales process
* 5+ years of deep understanding of Manufacturing
* You are personable, creative, highly collaborative and enthusiastic tending to see opportunities instead of problems
* Successful BSA s are detail-oriented people and always looking to learn. You can t imagine not continuing to learn and grow and need an employer with vast resources, training and collaboration
* You have shown you can rise to business challenges, think on your feet and are inclusive of others to resolve problems/remove roadblocks
* You are the ultimate diplomat
* You can appreciate supporting high needs clients even when things get demanding. Again, think diplomacy, skill with others and teamwork and collaboration to meet the goals of the client and our team
* You are flexible with travel and might even prefer being at different client sites
Your Education:
Bachelor s Degree in Information Technology, Business, Sales or Marketing strongly preferred
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate.
Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate.
At Avanade, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can be the best at what they do. We are proud be among leading organizations who are taking a stand for gender equity, both in and outside the workplace. This includes teaming with like-minded partners who are as passionate as we are about strengthening the role of women in the workplace, including Women in Technology International, Anita Borg Institute and Catalyst.
Avanade Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or any other protected status. Avanade is also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
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