Project Leader-Solutions Architect in Mount Laurel, NJ at ARI

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Posting - External

Who we are?

ARI, part of the Holman Automotive Group and headquartered in Mt. Laurel, N.J., is a billion-dollar global vehicle fleet leasing and management company that prides itself on providing exceptional service. A recognized leader in the industry and the largest fleet management company in North America. Ranked #24 on FORTUNE magazine’s 100 “Best Places to Work” and #17 on Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT. ARI has more than 65 years of experience offering its employees a place where their careers and personal development can thrive.

ARI is has an opening for a Project Leader- Solutions Architect.

General  Job Requirements

A successful Solutions Architect will exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Ability to Motivate Others Through Indirect Leadership
  • Success in Both Projects and Presentations
  • Have a Thirst for Knowledge
  • Internal and External Client Relationship Building
  • Be Inquisitive by Nature
  • Flexibility
  • Adaptability
  • Business Writing Acumen
  • Ability to Have Technical Conversations/Non-Technical Conversations
  • Listening Skills
  • Be Creative
  • Ability to Work in a Fast-Paced Environment

                                   

Projects - Client Specific Solutions

Main responsibilities include meeting with clients to find or create solutions that meet their IT needs. During these meetings the Solutions Architect will be required to listen, document and provide preliminary solutions based on a client’s need.

  • Complete meeting prep through conversation with appropriate resource
  • Document all findings based on client/prospect meeting
  • Create Scope Document(s) to meet client’s needs
  • Work with relevant IT teams to deliver solutions for clients
  • Complete weekly project updates on shared resource site
  • Ensure timely completion of projects and client satisfaction
  • Project follow-up to gather feedback and use cases

 Activities - Client & Prospect Meetings and Webcasts

  • Complete online webcasts, onsite & offsite presentations of our client facing systems for our clients/prospects when advised. Travel will be required and not limited to any specific days during a calendar year.
    • Proper preparation with Sales and/or Client Relations to ensure a successful meeting
    • Document conversations on  shared resource site
    • Report on any client issues and provide support in determining the solution.
    • This may include small project lists when many items are documented as a result of the    meeting. This ensures proper monitoring of those items through resolution.
    • Complete any follow ups with Sales force when advised.

Required Working Knowledge for an Established Solutions Architect: 


All ARI client facing applications

Windows Operating Systems

Current Internet Browsers

Microsoft Outlook                                          

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word                                                               

Business Objects

FleetTrak

Microsoft PowerPoint

SQL


 

Education Required:

Bachelor’s Degree

Experience:

Prior experience in a client facing role including virtual and in-person interaction is preferred.

 

Working Conditions: 

Office environment and associated client locations based on travel requirements