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Data Solutions Architect


Insight Enterprises is a Fortune 500 Solutions Integrator helping organizations accelerate transformation by unlocking the power of people and technology. With a 35-year foundation in hardware and software supply chain augmenting our deep expertise in cloud, data, AI, cybersecurity and intelligent edge, we guide organizations through complex digital decisions to achieve extraordinary results.


We are looking for a Data Solution Architect to work in our Services side of the business.


You are a specialist with deep knowledge and niche expertise in the field of Data services and also acts a supporting role to the Enterprise Solutions Architect. You will be responsible for leading the technical presales of Data Modernisation Offering, and also drive the strategy, performance and growth of the EMEA App & Data services practice. You build strategic relationships with both technical and development resources in order to design and architect new solutions based on the Cloud Platform and other technologies.


As a matter expert with partners you will lead sales offerings and deliver value via a portfolio of service delivery engagements optimised to accelerate solution builds and client wins.


As a Data Solution Architect your responsibilities are:

  • Act as the "Data Platform expert" and lead the technical solution development for new presales Data Modernisation development opportunities.

  • Support pre-sales and business development activities to take shape by communicating proposed solutions with client executives and architects, interact with senior programme/client architects where required

  • Define and execute the Proof of Concept (POC) to demonstrate the value of the Data solution to the client

  • Assess and define the Data architecture principles with the client, also develop and implement the client-approved solution

  • Design and build modern data pipelines, data streams, and data service APIs, also deliver architectures for transformations and modernisations of enterprise data solutions using Azure Cloud Data technologies

  • Prepare cost estimates for Data Platform solutions including professional and managed services, licensing, and hardware

  • Manage and review work of teams across all phases of the project (Plan, Build and Manage) in one or more projects, ensure offshore resources are utilised and leveraged appropriately, and project quality meets standards through KPI identification and testing plan

  • Own partnership with cross-functional technology and design teams to ensure consistent, beneficial client interaction and solution delivery

  • Act as the technical "point of escalation" during the delivery of the data implementation project

  • Contribute to the EMEA Application Modernisation Offering and standardisation as the technical "Data expert"


Experience and Skills: 

  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, and Word).

  • Has experience delivering successful projects with clients who demand the highest standards.

  • Experience of design and implementation of data warehousing solutions on cloud platforms - specifically data ingestion, integration, and transformation; reporting applications; custom analytics; data migration from on-prem to cloud infrastructure; cloud storage architecture

  • Has experience working in a presales, consulting, and or technical architecture role

  • Hands on and in-depth experience of Cloud systems from a Data Architecture/Data Engineer perspective experience in Data Integration patterns and the design of AI/ML data solutions using notable services

  • Advanced skills in analysing, designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining Big Data, AI, and Analytics systems

  • Experience of exposing data to end users using PowerBI, Azure API Apps or any other modern visualization platform or experience

  • Experience of communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form




About Insight: 

We believe that by giving you the freedom to think big and empower you to reach your full potential, together we will achieve the best outcomes.  Along with excellent benefits and a compelling reward package, we offer the opportunity to work in a supportive environment with a high level of autonomy and creativity - there’s a reason our average employee tenure is over 6 years.   

We strive to display our three core values of Hunger, Heart and Harmony every day. They represent and drive who we are here at Insight and by doing so we are doing amazing things. Insight started in a garage in 1988 and it is through harnessing our three core values that two brothers, Eric and Tim Crown, steered Insight to the Fortune 500 company it is today. We are now a Global IT Services and Solutions business, passionate about helping customers and the real people who sit behind them. 


Application Details: 

Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to achieving diversity and equality within our organisation. We seek out people from diverse backgrounds and encourage you to apply. 

We will endeavour to contact you within five business days, should we feel your profile is a good match for this role. If you do not hear from us within this timeframe, please presume that on this occasion, your application was not successful. 


A full job description will be provided upon application.  

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