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Solutions Architect

Are you a Solution Architect with a passion to deliver great customer experience? Do you have a particular interest and background in technical management with experience in architecting diverse large-scale solutions?

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Lagos, Full time, Hybrid
  • Salary: # Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits, Pension
  • Hours: Mon-Fri.  37.5hrs

About the job

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Gurugeeks IT/Telecoms provides a diverse range of design, engineering and digital technology business skills. Our focus is to provide distinctive solutions in areas of IT, Telecoms and Electrical Power Systems. Gurugeeks was founded in March 2014 and incorporated on the 22nd of May 2015 and since then our prestigious team has contributed massively to the development and diverse modern technologies, products and services that people need and use every day.

Be part of the team that develops and runs our digital IT platforms, driving innovation in how we deliver to our customers and the rest of the business.

Our Lagos Architecture Team is expanding with multiple opportunities available at different levels. We are looking for Solution Architects to own and be accountable for e2e designs across our IT/Telecoms Ecosystems.

What will you be doing?

  • You will often act as the point of contact for the customer to prove credibility and ability to execute.
  • You will manage customer expectations/gather technical requirements, make sales proposals/ presentations to prospective and existing clients and deal with issues with regards to ongoing opportunities.
  • Potentially considering new markets or clients to contact, based on your knowledge of both the products/services and their users.
  • You will be delivering and assuring technical architecture artefacts for projects.
  • You will regularly be steering and talking with stakeholders across the organisation to define technology change.
  • You will be acting as the functional and technical expert for applications or a portfolio of related products and services.
  • You will effectively manage and support other Solutions Architects/Software developers to deliver the designs for a portfolio.
  • You will be working across key projects & programmes to design and deliver technology solutions with a clear view on strategic and tactical technology choices.
  • You will provide technology governance to ensure that solutions are aligned to the IT and business strategies.
  • You will assist in delivering technical solutions that provide business advantage to Gurugeeks through effective right time, right cost, and right solution design.
  • You will play an energetic part in design reviews ensuring compliance to the target architecture.
  • You will be presenting to the IT management team technology choices and 
  • recommendations.

Who are we looking for?

  • You will enjoy designing the architecture. Have led architecture projects in areas of IT Infrastructure, Cloud Solutions and Telecoms.
  • You will proactively seek identify capability gaps, 
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness. Understand IT/Telecoms pricing model
  • You look for change by identifying areas of impact, highlight options, dependencies and conflicts and make recommendations to give the best overall solution. 
  • You will shape project direction by building relationships with customers and stakeholders, agreeing the correct course of action for specific projects or capability gaps.
  • You will understand Business Strategy.
  • You will love to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders

What’s in it for you?

An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Gurugeeks.


Gurugeeks flexible working approach means you’ll come to your contracted hub location office as and when needed to get things done for your role and for tasks that require it, otherwise you will be able to work from home. Our ‘Office in a Box’ home-working kit will be available for all who need it during your onboarding journey.

Together we can

All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks to meet the regulators standards.

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