Solutions Architect - Worldwide
As a Solutions Architect, you will be responsible to take the business requirements and turn that into a software design that can become a blueprint for the implementation team to follow. You will also be responsible to make sure that the implementation team follows the design and delivers the project as per the agreed designs.
Duties and Responsibilities
- A solution architect at Creative Chaos will participate in the presales, user experience design, sprint, development, and delivery phases of a project and review the overall proposal.
- During user experience design, you will provide valuable input and review the wireframes from a technical standpoint.
- Before the actual development work starts, you will produce necessary artifacts to provide the team with direction.
- Necessary artifacts for the development team will be provided as a Solutions Design Document.
- During the development phase, you will ensure that the design is followed and any changes in the design are documented.
- An architect will also be responsible to review the work the development team produces.
- You will provide necessary training to developers and should be the sole go-to person for the stakeholders and the team on all technical matters.
- Master's or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, from a local of a foreign reputable university.
- 10+ years of hands-on experience preferably as a full stack developer in multiple technologies.
- Minimum of 4 years of experience making important architecture design decisions; such as data domain modeling, application of design patterns, design using third-party components.
- Ability to work in a team in diverse/ multiple stakeholder environment.
- Proven experience in engineering and software architecture design. In-depth understanding of coding languages, Sound knowledge of various operating systems and databases. Strong organizational and leadership skills.
- Superior Communication. Being able to communicate effectively with stakeholders, project managers, developers, and software vendors involved in the software development process is essential for a solutions architect.
- Project and Resource Management. Although a solutions architect is not directly involved in project development, they still need to ensure that project resources are being used efficiently and impactfully.
- Technical Skills. Expectedly, the role of a solution architect requires technical education and hands-on experience across all major areas of the software development process as well as hardware engineering expertise (for software projects that rely on hardware).
- Risk Identification and Management. A solutions architect must be capable of analyzing and identifying potential short and long-term risks that may cause technical issues and impede business operations in the future.
Originally posted on Himalayas