Solutions Architect

  • New York, NY

Job Description

The Solutions Architect will have expert level knowledge in designing, implementing and testing complex infrastructure and application hosting architectures in support of customer needs. The Solutions Architect should also be able to capture, document and utilize customer and technical requirements to support projects from Initiate through production turnover.

Overall you will:

Partner with the Portfolio Manager and Solution Manager teams to define both business and technical requirements.

Develop a buildable and cost-effective solution to meet business and project needs.

Provide cost-effective solutions and continual efficiencies and improvement through the Solutions Design and Implementation process.

Influence development teams on product lifecycle and standards adoption

Provide input to product teams for reference architecture and standards.

Develop solution implementation, testing and operational support documentation.

Work with the Solution Manager to ensure all solutions are delivered within project timeline and budget.

Ensure solutions align to engineering product and usability standards.

Work with the Solutions Manager to ensure all required Quality Gate items are provide and accepted amongst the project team.

Support post production Warranty Support for all engineered solutions.

Provide input to the Solution manager team for detailed project cost analysis and timeline planning activities

Develop a detailed Bill of Materials for each engineered solution.

Develop a buildable design package for each technical design.

Develop all required project documentation including but not limited to (Solution Design Package, Implementation Plan, Test Plan, Production Turnover and Warranty Support Plan)


Key Technologies

Wintel based Application Hosting Products such as IIS and .NET Framework; including clustering and replication technologies

Unix/Linux based Application Hosting Products such as WebLogic, Tomcat, Apache; including clustering and replication technologies

Database technologies such as MySQL, MSSQL and Oracle; including clustering and replication technologies

Authentication Technologies such as Active Directory, LDAP, eRights, Oracle Identity Management

Linux, Windows, and Unix Hardware/Operating Systems

Server Virtualization Technologies across Linux, Unix, and Windows Operating Systems.

High Availability Technologies including Replication, Load Balancing and Disaster Recovery


Job Requirements

Significant architecture expertise (3 to 5 years) in defining, designing and deploying infrastructure and application hosting solutions.

Demonstrated experience in developing and designing successful complex IT delivery solutions.

Strong understanding and experience in application development life-cycle and alternative SDLC methodologies such as Agile.

Strong communication and influencing skills, with the ability to communicate new concepts, and drive change in process and behaviours.

Strong analytical focus, results-oriented and execution driven, with the ability to align technology developments with the generation of potential competitive business advantage.

SME level technology competencies include but not limited to Apache, WebLogic, IIS, Unix System Administration, Wintel System Administration, DMZ Hosting and related technologies.

Bottom-line oriented with the ability to push self and team for results.

Able to identify and elaborate enterprise-wide impact of major business and technology trends

Consultative approach with customers and ability to articulate technical concepts using simple business language for the non-technical

Has acted within a matrix team providing an engineering focused role to research, develop and implement business infrastructure focused technology projects.

Architecture and design for business infrastructure technologies, with SME knowledge in one or more related technologies.

Significant experience with solutions development, testing, prototyping proof of concept and migrations.

Has a clear perspective on product and technology pattern integration and interconnectivity and operability.

Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills.

Ability to work multiple pursuits simultaneously

Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities

Self-driven / Self-Initiator and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups

Ability to decide critical design, operational and financial points with great accuracy in a short time frame

Superior written and verbal communication skills


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Skill Set:

Certification’s: ____

Total Experience as a Solutions Architect: ____ Years.

Total Experience in Infrastructure: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Wintel based Application Hosting Products such as IIS: ____ Years & .NET Framework: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Unix/Linux based Application Hosting Products such as WebLogic: ____ Years, Tomcat: ____ Years, Apache: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Database technologies such as MySQL: ____ Years, MSSQL: ____ Years, Oracle: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Authentication Technologies such as Active Directory: ____ Years, LDAP: ____ Years, eRights: ____ Years, Oracle Identity Management: ____ Years.

Total Experience with High Availability Technologies including Replication: ____ Years, Load Balancing: ____ Years & Disaster Recovery: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Programming Languages: .NET Framework 1.1-4.0: ____ Years, WCF: ____ Years, WPF: ____ Years, ASP.NET: ____ Years, C#: ____ Years, VB.NET: ____ Years, COM+: ____ Years, DCOM: ____ Years, SOAP: ____ Years, XML/XSLT: ____ Years, WSDL: ____ Years, CNG: ____ Years, AJAX: ____ Years, Silverlight: ____ Years.

Total Experience in Software Architecture: Microsoft Office: ____ Years, Microsoft SharePoint: ____ Years, Microsoft BI: ____ Years, SSRS: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Workflow: Nintex: ____ Years, Visual Studio: ____ Years, SharePoint Designer: ____ Years, InfoPath: ____ Years.

Total IDE Experience: Visual Studio: ____ Years.

Total Experience in Database Servers and Data Architecture: MSSQL: ____ Years, MS Access: ____ Years, Oracle 8/9i: ____ Years, MySQL: ____ Years, DB2: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Agile development approach: ____ Years.

Total Experience with SOAP: ____ Years.

Total Experience with ASP.NET: ____ Years.

Total Experience with COM+: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Silverlight: ____ Years.

Total Experience with AJAX: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Nixtex: ____ Years.

Total Experience with Visual Studio: ____ Years.


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