New York
Design and Programming
Permanent
About The Role
ROLE SUMMARY 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an audio-visual Solution Architect to join a fast-growing technology company. AVMI is the UK’s leading provider of Audio Visual and Video Conferencing solutions and is expanding rapidly overseas as well as developing a number of market leading innovations.

Using an end-to end consultative approach the Solution Architect will work closely with our clients, sales teams, operational teams and service teams to successfully deliver consistent and globally supportable audio-visual solutions.

The chosen candidate will develop technology solutions and roadmaps, provide detailed and accurate scope of works, costs and design, whilst ensuring the successful handover to project engineering and delivery teams. The Solution Architect will continue to provide technical engagement throughout the project lifecycle, supporting a successful outcome, and driving the development of ongoing solutions and standards.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 
Assist in the development of AVMI’s product and solutions portfolio
Consult with sales teams and customers to fully understand and identify requirements
Produce solution designs that successfully deliver against the requirements
Assist in the development of customer technology standards and roadmaps
Present proposed solutions to technical and non-technical clients
Produce pre-sales documentation as required
Produce detailed design documentation and drawings as required using CAD / Visio
Oversee successful migration of projects from opportunity to deployment
Provide technical leadership throughout the project lifecycle
Provide ongoing support and design approval to the Project Engineering team (post internal handover).
Following projects through implementation to ensure delivery as intended and providing the resulting feedback to the team.
Liaise with suppliers and manufacturers, ensuring technical knowledge is gained to provide comprehensive consultancy
 
About The Candidate
SKILL SET REQUIREMENTS 
Excellent technical knowledge of AV & UC technologies and trends
Good understanding of enterprise networks, LAN and WAN
An up-to-date understanding of the AV marketplace including products and trends.
Working understanding of CAD / Visio
Good understanding of Microsoft Office including Excel and Word
Ability to understand project schedule and plans
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects
Ability to prioritise and work under pressure is essential
Willingness to travel
 
About AVMI
AVMI provides services to leading organisations in financial services, legal, professional services, retail, defence, government, health and education sectors. 

AVMI has focussed its business strategy on providing ‘trusted advisor’ life-cycle services to clients with a significant portion of growth coming from international business. 

AVMI has recently secured a place, for the second year running, in the Sunday Times International Track 200. This international growth has been enabled by AVMI’s award winning Global Enterprise Framework of services, helping its multi-site clients to drive consistency and efficiency into their audio visual and collaboration facilities and services across all locations. 
 
Having opened operations outside of the UK in Hong Kong, New York and Dublin, AVMI is planning to secure additional international locations in support of its clients’ businesses.