Director - Solution Architect (Virtual) in Milwaukee, WI

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Johnson Controls   •  

Milwaukee, WI 53202

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


11 - 15 years

Posted 65 days ago

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What Will You Do:

Johnson Controls Technology and Sales Engineering team delivers smart buildings for customers, working from early engagement of the Ideation sessions, planning & design, implementation, through Life-cycle management and replacement. The solution architecture team develops multiple projects across multiple priority verticals. Working closely with sales engineering, product engineering and field sales, leading the solution architecture of smart building, which includes building systems, business Systems (IT systems) and vertical market systems.

As the Leader of Solution Architect Team, you will partner with some of the best minds in the industry to create innovative quality solutions focused on clients' business needs. Through the cultivation of teamwork, leading building & system knowledge of JCI & its well established partner ecosystem, coupled with industry best business practices, your team will deliver solutions architecture that will differentiation & delivery on aggressive growth objectives.

The Solution Architect Leader will leverage and identify opportunities to accelerate customer's digital transformation and increase their IT infrastructure stability and reliability. Helping customers in transitioning to new Digital Solutions to drive the true purpose of their buildings.

How Will You Do It:

Lead Solutions Architecture team in delivering smart buildings for customers, working from early engagement of Ideation, planning and design, implementation, through Life-cycle management and replacement

Solution Architecture Director leads a team of Solution Architects with concentration around Data, Digital Security and Software architecture

The Solution Architects work closely with sales engineering, Product engineering and field sales, leading them you will architect smart building solutions which include building systems, business Systems (IT systems) and vertical market systems

Solution Architect Director will guide their team of Solution Architects to focus on clients' business needs. Incorporating leading edge products and technology, coupled with industry and business skills, to influence clients

Lead the solutioning of customer outcomes and enable by technology solution design is required. Once the customer's desired experience is mapped out then the architect delivers solutions in response to specific business opportunities

The Solution Architect Director, will direct their team of Solution Architects to leverage technical skills, absorb professional knowledge quickly and performs assigned technical tasks including study, analysis, prototyping to prove out a hard problem and the ability to work details including data and integration mapping

The Solution Architecture Director will lead the work product to identify opportunities and define plans to grow and accelerate customer's digital transformation and increase their IT infrastructure stability and reliability

Lead customers in transitioning to new Digital Solutions capabilities and/or assisting with implementing initial partner capabilities. Providing feedback to Global Products and ecosystem partners from these experiences will help drive improved customer experiences and efficiency

The Solutions Architect Director is responsible for monthly and adhoc operations reviews and reporting of the Solutions Architecture business, opportunity pipeline and financials

A primary objective of the Solution Architect Team and Director is to drive higher product value and margin in our customer base

The Solution Architect Director will develop and support a standard set of deliverables, documents and base outputs for his team and the field Operations team to use in the implementation process.

This role will define best practices in the critical evaluation and selection and/or development of software components and hardware requirements of applications

Participation in appropriate Industry associations and groups to capture and implement best-business practices.

What We Look For:

Typically requires BS, CS degree equivalent and 10-15 years relevant experience in network engineering or network communications support environment. Advanced degree strongly preferred.

Experience in cloud architecture, social, mobile, analytics and security. Enterprise Architecture and/or Integration Architecture experience should be demonstrated to include Event-Driven architecture, middleware, systems/infrastructure, applications, databases, and performance tuning

CCIE, CCA or other industry leading solution architecture certifications

Proficiency in a broad set of information technology tools, methods and architectures, architecture expertise in multiple application platforms, and an understanding of current or future technical applications and architectures being driven by an industry.

Strong development skills, agile CI/CD knowledge, experience in development of micro-services with pluggability into multiple environments for testing purposes, problem solving, and development are required to be effective in the role.

Communication skills to include conflict management, negotiation, presentation/demonstration, and written communication

Excellent troubleshooting skills

Creation of technical documentation, for internal and external customer such as method of procedures, solution design, installation procedures, testing procedures, troubleshooting guides, etc.

Valid Through: 2019-9-13