Infrastructure Solution Design Architect

Key accountabilities:

  • Overall approval responsibility and ownership for all technical work delivered through BAU and all phases of the project lifecycle.
  • Develop the architecture for combined technical implementations of new business opportunities
  • Provide Expertise to ensure all technical implementations of projects are according to global infrastructure strategy.
  • Manage relationship with client Architects / Related Members
  • Carries technical accountability:
    • Focused on regional projects design
    • Maintains overall architecture for the projects
    • Carry the full scope, design and solution
  • Technical management of Requirements, Issues, Risks & Changes
  • Definition of projects Architectural Principles
  • Contribution to project scoping as required by Project Management Office
  • Work with application and vendor architects to define the required solution
  • Ownership of Architecture Overview
  • Managing design review sessions:
    • Work products and deliverables
    • Leading review sessions, QA
  • Developing relationships with key technical staff
  • Explaining technical issues to management, project management and executives
  • Technical authority for all proposed solutions, ensuring that all proposals are fit for purpose meeting the approved infrastructure implementation roadmap, standards and policies
  • Member of the project scoping phase
  • Ensure relevant proposals deliver the required infrastructure cost benefits to the program/project.
  • Ensure that relevant project proposals post scoping phase still meet all relevant compay’s global strategies and leverage Technical Center solutions.
  • Provide architecture expertise and advice to project teams through all phases of the project life cycle
  • Work with Technology Strategy, Technical Centers, SME’s and Service Delivery team to advise and recommend on future technologies and new solutions, services and current infrastructure improvements e.g. new business
  • Contribute to the Design of global solutions with other Architects & SMEs worldwide
  • Develop Cloud solutions architectures and support design activities required for migration of existing application to Cloud
  • Develop solutions from standard infrastructure components, intervene at the reflection phase of business partners to ensure the consideration of Company’s business and Company’s IT strategic choices
  • Ensure the proposed solutions are workable and can be safely introduced in production leveraging industrialized services when relevant
  • Participate with partners in bids as counsel or validator
  • Contribute as a technical consultant to partners studies
  • Develop trust and proximity with application architecture teams and key stakeholders

Essential Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer engineering, Information Technology or Equivalent related disciplines
  • Minimum 8 years working experience in related Technical Design areas
  • Proven ability to develop business cases to support his/her proposals & recommendations and Influence C’ Level Management
  • Wide knowledge of IT infrastructure technology
  • Excellent Knowledge in Information System architecture
  • Enterprise Architecture and Application Architecture Knowledge
  • Good Understanding of the SDLC.
  • Have high quality communication skill and the ability to manage communication channels and to prepare materials for technical experts, PMs and commercial services.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Leadership and organizational skills with the ability to provide technical leadership and mentoring
  • Understanding of Cloud Computing Technologies, Business Drivers and emerging computing trends
  • Working knowledge of AGILE development, SCRUM and Application Lifecycle Management
  • Experience with deployment Orchestration, automation and security configuration management (Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, etc)

To apply for this job email your details to career@dlsconsultancy.com