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Halian - Senior Solution Architect

We are looking for a DataCenter Solution Architect profile for our client based in Belgium please find the more details below




  • As a Solution Architect you will create custom solutions of program, enterprise or operational scope.
  • You will capture and share architectural IP at the solution level.
  • You have a strategic influence by leading architecture activities for infrastructure projects related opportunities.
  • Furthermore you collaborate with the project manager to develop detailed project plans and work breakdown structures for projects.
  • Other key activities are:
    • Assess business impact of multiple technologies and strategies.
    • Identify and address technical or operational risks
    • Provide review/input on project activities for projects
    • Drive infrastructure assessment projects - e.g. disaster recovery plan assessment, application/infrastructure performance assessment,
    • Develop for client technically or operationally feasible long-term Information Technology (IT) strategies and plans
    • Develop and deliver presales presentations and Infrastructure Transformation workshops to customer IT and business representative Required experience: 
    • Architecting experience.
  • The ability to understand the customer's business problem, need, or opportunity and to design an IS solution that completely and correctly addresses the business problem, need or opportunity without unnecessary enhancements.
  • You are able to lead the architectural design & development of large enterprises and global solutions that span multiple technologies and disciplines.



  • Business Acumen:
    • You can relate risks and challenges the customer should expect to encounter with the solution with other client efforts or projects.
    • You are able to perform business process analysis/synthesis using modeling or simulation tools and techniques, such as workflows and diagrams to show interrelationships of multiple processes, tracking instances/characteristics of process elements.
  • Financial knowledge:
    • The ability to consistently apply business management and financial concepts, capital investment, financial modeling, and general aspects of business contracts.
    • This knowledge should be used to analyze business needs and develop meaningful business recommendations.
  • Technical knowledge:
    • You possess an excellent level of knowledge of multiple technologies or IT disciplines.
    • A broad industry knowledge with depth in multiple areas is required.
    • You have the pulse on future technology or operational trends as they relate to and support customer business directions.
    • Typically knowledge of one or more of following domains is required: DataCenter infrastructure and Cloud technologies, client (Win7/Win10, VDI, Citrix) technologies, O365 (Exchange, SharePoint, S4B), BURA, SAP HANA, networking technologies (HPN, F5, FortiNet, Aruba, SDN / DCN), security related technologies and processes.


Skills required

  • Consulting:
    • Building and managing long-term, strategic relationships with customers.
    • The ability to strategically consider all sides of an issue within the context of time, breadth and range of options.
    • You have excellent customer influence and negotiation skills.
  • Communication:
    • The ability to design and present high-impact messages to customer's Executive level management.
    • You possess excellent speaking and writing skills at external customer and industry events.
    • You can articulate technical or operational problems into understandable business terms appropriate for the audience.
  • Languages: - English + Dutch & French




Location : - Anywhere in Belgium, with possible travels to Luxembourg

Company description

As an international IT services company, Halian have worked hard for 20 years to understand the issues that keep our customers awake at night and to create the answers that make their lives a little easier.
Our mission - the goal that's shared by everybody at every level - is “to deliver the best people and technology services in order to help Halian's customers do more; faster, better, and more cost-effectively than ever before."
We're able to do things differently because we think and act differently - the Halian Way is based on rapid service and speedy results, and at its heart lie five key values:
Partnership, Respect, Intelligence, Dedication, and Energy.

Halian has offices in the UK, Luxembourg, Dubai, and Qatar, and have more than 500 employees all over EMEA. We work with some of the world's most ambitious and dynamic organisations, such as Public and European Institutions, Finance, Oil and Gas, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, and partner with industry leading hardware and software vendors. When you join Halian, you will help integrate one of our three service lines: Managed Services, Resourcing Services, or Project Services. You are able to deal with a variety of technologies in critical environments, and make a positive contribution to our customers business. In return, Halian will support the development of your career via different programmes already in place. Halian has built a strategy based on confidence with its customers and partners, and it's these strong links that allow Halian to provide you with job offers not often available on the open job market. Each role is a new challenge to take on!

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