The Solution Architect (SA) will participate in the development and maintenance of business and system architecture and conduct business information flow studies.
Provides integrated systems planning and recommends new or different technologies that will enhance current systems and support overall corporate and business goals.
Conducts system architecture studies of new and existing IT systems to permit the development of integrated systems that operate at low-cost levels
Key Job Functions and Duties :
Build in-depth knowledge of business processes and application priorities and use knowledge of technology, products, processes, and consultative sales skills
Leverages industry and technical background to create high-level solutions which utilize existing assets while delivering long term value
Develop preliminary project, services, and support plan.
Development and maintaining relationships with key technical and commercial stakeholders within the customer organization
Analysis of IT infrastructure requirements and designing of appropriate infrastructure
Provision of end to end architectural work on customer IT environment.
Custom solution creation to ensure the delivery of high-quality services and solutions.
General skills :
Excellent communication skills
Deep analytical skills
Knowledge of Robotic Process Automation, particularly UiPath is desirable
Stakeholder management skills
Design Authority experience of B2B and B2C application development
Ability to work in a fast-paced agile environment
Good Functional knowledge of Banking concepts
Desired Experience & Qualities :
Broad and Deep technical background with at least eight years of work experience in a senior role
IT architecture, infrastructure, and cloud development knowledge
Engineering and software architecture design experience
Ability to conduct technical design reviews to ensure that the implementation is aligned with
the business and solution expectations.
Business Process Automation design and development
Agile and Scrum expertise
Qualifications and Accreditations :
AWS Certified Solution Architect
Dell EMC Proven Professional Cloud architect training and certification
Professional Cloud Solutions Architect Certification
Red Hat Certified Architect
The Open Group TOGAF 9 Certification
UiPath RPA Developer Advanced Certification
OutSystems and Appian design and development certification
Agile and Scrum Master certification
Reporting structure :
The Solution Architect reports to the BPA customer lead.
Business Architecture : How does a customer apply for a loan online?
Data Architecture : What information is needed to enable loan risk assessment and
processing? How to manage customer info with maximum security, integrity, cost, performance, and reliability
Application Architecture : What UX, process management and functional system
components / services are needed to enable customer loan application via mobile and
Integration Architecture : How will the distributed application component and services talk to each other?
Security Architecture : How to properly verify and authenticate customer identity? How to ensure that customer data is secure in a distributed environment?
How to prevent unauthorized data access and data theft over the wire
Technology Architecture : How to configure supporting infrastructure for high availability and recoverability in case of system or facility failure?
DevOps Architecture : How to enable rapid product delivery and continuous maintenance?