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Solutions Architect BMS Lead

Requisition ID: 50374

Domain: Energy Management/Smart Buildings

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is looking for a Solutions Architect BMS Lead  to join our team in Leeds on a permanent, full time basis. On offer is a competitive salary of between £60,000 to £75,000 dependant on experience and benefits package. 


What will you deliver? 

The successful applicant will have an excellent understanding of BMS and Building services with a big appetite to develop their skills into the future of intelligent buildings. Integration is a key component of how we develop and deliver intelligent buildings and this will include working closely with both the Software and hardware development teams.

The Solution Architect will have the ability to process complex issues and work with multi-disciplinary teams and technologies. You will have an appetite to solve the challenges of our customers and to lead the design and development solutions.

The role will also require the integration with every aspect of the development cycle covering all areas and communication paths. From initial concept through to FM Services and every point in between.

Opportunities will arise from varying angles and the SA will have the ability and understanding to maximise these opportunities. This will mean communicating over a very wide aspect of people from the investor, developer through the entire construction chain.

  • Provide the primary architectural focal point for the project
  • Interface with the business sponsors and all other stakeholders.
  • Ensure the solution meets project requirements and is aligned to the business direction.
  • Provide ownership of technical solutions as well as options with documented impacts and benefits.
  • Define the infrastructure hardware and software requirements
  • Prepare and submit detailed documentation on the solution to the It Design and Service Authority for review and approval
  • Collaborate with the project manager to develop detailed project plans.
  • Define system requirements, based on the business needs balanced against other constraints such as cost and timing. Ensuring that this set of high level requirements is consistent, complete, correct and operationally defined.
  • Actively engage with stakeholders involved in gathering requirements and responses.
  • Support the Sales team in development of the financial and commercial proposition
  • Assist in in converting requirements into a further level of detail for solution proposals and subsequent implementation
  • Interpret and map business requirements to solution functionalities
  • Assist project delivery teams to understand the detail around implementation and to become involved in that delivery when required

What can we offer you? 

On offer is a competitive salary banding of £60,000-£75,000 and benefits package, which includes; 

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays) 
  • Life Cover equivalent to 3 times annual salary 
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers 
  • Gym membership discounts  
  • Cycle to work scheme  
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes 
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme 
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network 
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app 

Who are we looking for? 


BD Solution architect + BMS need to be highly technical and able to translate functional requirements into robust solutions.

Technical Literacy – BD Solution architects + BMS possess a high level of technical literacy, which helps them determine how a software solution fits into an organization’s current structure and assists in the development of specifications and requirements

  • Proven BD Sales & Technical Solution Architecture + BMS experience
  • Educated to degree level, higher degree desirable.
  • Possesses a broad knowledge of solution areas such as transformation and migration, security, business analysis, applications, integration and infrastructure, service management, including trends in the current marketplace and understands how these interact to arrive at a solution.
  • Expert in using architectural principles and frameworks.
  • Significant experience of adopting and enforcing governance and assurance methods
  • Experience of designing & implementing solutions as part of multi-stream change programmes.
  • Experience of IOT
  • Degree level or equivalent qualifications or experience

Who are we? 

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.   

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 

What’s next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers. 

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.