Senior Solutions Architect

Introduction / What we do at Hereworks

Hereworks is a provider of commercial Smart Building and technology solutions throughout Ireland, the UK and beyond. We offer end-to-end solutions including Smart Building Technologies, IoT, Audio Visual Solutions, Telecommunication Systems and much more. We are unique in our ability to provide an integrated approach to our client’s needs, ensuring that client brand and communication goals are met in a powerful combination of relevant solutions.

Hereworks’ business is growing internationally as a “Full-Stack” Smart Building Contractor. This “full-stack approach” encompasses the data layer, where they leverage our expertise as a Master Systems Integrator (MSI). The company’s installation team manages hardware integration, deploying smart technologies like Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) sensors and space analytics systems. We also offer software platforms, including our own Hereworks Happy™ Platform and third-party systems, providing insights and management solutions for smart buildings. 

Master Systems Integrator (MSI)

Hereworks is a leader in Smart Building Solutions, leveraging our experience in Hardware Integration and AV, MSI, and Software Engineering and heritage in project management in the construction Sector. We specialise in creating human-centric smart buildings. 

Hereworks’ MSI team ensure all intelligent building systems within a smart building communicate properly; we collaborate with the client and all project stakeholders to ensure systems will be accessible and usable while developing software and network layers for integration, aggregation and communication of the building’s systems including, but not limited to:

  • Amazon (AWS) / Google (GCP)
  • Safety & Security – Intruder, Fire, Access Control, CCTV, Lifts
  • Audio Visual Systems – Digital Signage, Wayfinding, Info Kiosks
  • BMS Systems – HVAC, Lighting
  • Room, Desk & Parking Booking Systems
  • Space Analytics Systems
  • Energy Monitoring Systems (EMS)

Our MSI Clients include some of the largest Technology Companies in the world, who are pushing the boundaries of what is possible with Smart Buildings. This will be a rewarding and exciting career opportunity for the right individual working on the cutting edge of Smart Building developments. 

What’s the opportunity? (Role)

Hereworks specialises in MSI, software, and AV/SI hardware. The overarching objective of this role is to oversee these core business functions to ensure alignment with strategic business objectives and efficient project delivery. The role will report to the Chief Operating Officer with a dotted line to the Managing Director. 

The Senior Solutions Architect (SSA) is crucial for transforming conceptual designs into detailed, secure, and technically sound plans for smart buildings. The SSA oversees technical performance and security while integrating third-party hardware and software systems. The role involves collaborating with software engineers, building services engineers, 3rd party vendors, and CAD/BIM designers to deliver a comprehensive solution.

What will you be doing? (Responsibilities)

  • Design Development: Translate conceptual designs into detailed solutions
  • Technical Oversight: Ensure technical performance and security for smart building systems
  • Collaboration: Work with cross-functional teams, including software engineers, building services engineers, and CAD/BIM designers
  • Vendor Technical Management: Manage third-party vendors/partners and specialist subcontractors from a Technical Standpoint, including identifying, selecting, engineering, and quality.
  • Trend Analysis: Stay updated with emerging industry trends
  • Research: Gain an in-depth understanding of available smart building software platforms, technologies and their capabilities

What do you need? (Requirements)

  • Honours Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Software, or a related field
  • Experience in the Smart Building sector
  • Strong background in software, serverless design
  • Strong background in AWS, GCP or Similar Clouds
  • Proficiency in managing third-party vendors and subcontractors
  • Familiarity with IoT, networks, and APIs
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Excellent mentoring skills to develop the growing team

Who should apply? (Person)

The Senior Solutions Architect (SSA) should possess a strong background in software and engineering, with a deep understanding of smart building technologies. This person should excel in project management, be adept at integrating various systems, and stay current with industry trends. Strong leadership skills, effective communication, and the ability to manage cross-functional teams are essential. Given Hereworks’ focus on human-centric smart buildings, this leader should also be innovative and committed to improving the overall building experience.

Benefits of joining us in the Senior Solutions Architect Role

  • Hereworks prides itself on its exceptional and motivated people, and you will be joining a professional, warm, welcoming and enthusiastic team
  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a broad and diverse range of technologies
  • Hybrid Working Options
  • Pension Scheme
  • Income Protection and Death in Service scheme
  • Membership of Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent opportunity to advance your career and progress within the Group
  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications



Performance Related Bonus

The Senior Solutions Architect (SSA) will be rewarded based on completing the Cycle: Innovate -> Automate -> Move On, as well as demonstrating a commitment to our core values of “Brilliance” and “Quality.”

The “Innovate, Automate, Move On” cycle refers to a process where teams focus on creating innovative solutions, automating repetitive tasks, and then shifting their attention to new challenges. This cycle encourages continuous improvement and efficiency, ensuring that teams consistently deliver high-value work while adapting to evolving needs. The cycle helps maintain a dynamic and forward-thinking culture within the organisation.


This role can be facilitated in both a remote working environment and our offices in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, Ireland, or London, UK.

How to Apply

Please email a CV and cover note to 

Hereworks Core Values

Hereworks Core Values