Posted on Jan 2, 2020 by Infoplus Technologies UK Ltd
The Solution Architect participates, in collaboration with the vendor(s), in the development and implementation of the overall solution architecture and the associated technologies. S/he also is a central point of knowledge and responsibility for all functional aspects of the systems in their area. This includes providing advice to project teams, policing data and functional designs and participating in cross-functional projects as a design authority.
Develop architecture vision including technical roadmaps for solutions to the above business requirements, and expansions to similar use cases in the future
Maintain core architecture artefacts across domains with other architects (eg, capability maps, application map, integrations)
Define, update and document standards, user interface guidelines and technology used in solutions
Provide guidance to the vendor for the definition of solution architectures (Target & Transition Enterprise Architectures, Architecture Principles ).
Review the solution architectures proposed by the vendor against the target/transition Enterprise Architecture.
Negotiate any non-compliance identified to either authorize a derogation or adjust the design.
Issue/approve architecture contracts with the vendor.
Regularly control the compliance of the solution being implemented against the architecture contract.
Be the technical focal point for the applications in their business area.
Be part of project teams with business interactions regarding the overall short to long-term IT solution architecture
Be responsible of the testing methodology (UAT, SIT, performances, regressions ) and tests results in collaboration with business analysts
Be accountable for the quality and performance of the solution architecture
Be accountable for solution security and risk management.
Consult with application or infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture and identify when it is necessary to modify the solution architecture to accommodate project needs.
Must to have
Accreditation in a recognized project management methodology such as PMI or PRINCE 2
Accreditation in architecture (ITAC, IBM ITA ) or accreditation on a recognized enterprise architecture framework such as TOGAF or Zachman
Advanced University degree in IT, Business Management Administration or related area.