We are an executive search firm who has been hired to identify a Solutions Architect.
Solutions Architect Responsibilities:
Leverage extensive knowledge of systems, process flows and procedures to aid analyses and recommendations for solution offerings;
Practical experience in understanding complex client requirements and process mapping to design flexible and scalable solutions. Lead systems implementations and detailed functional/technical system design;
Manage SDLC implementation with large cross-functional global teams. Mentor and develop junior team members;
Facilitate project execution by providing support in project-level issue resolution and scope management. Ensure quality of all project deliverables;
Collaborate with other team members (involved in the requirements gathering, testing, roll-out and operations phases) to ensure seamless transitions.
Solutions Architect Qualifications:
Bachelor's/Master's degree with specialization in Computer Science, MIS, IT or other computer related disciplines;
7-10 years of relevant consulting-industry experience working on medium-large scale technology solution delivery engagements;
Minimum 5 years of experience leading delivery of one or multiple projects;
Extensive experience working with front-end user reporting (e.g.: MSTR, Business Object, Cognos), back-end database management (e.g.: Oracle, Teradata) and/or ETL interfacing (e.g.: Informatica, SSIS) technologies.
Experience with MDM
Solutions Architect Additional skills:
Strong client presence.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing technical concepts to all audiences;
Ability to manage a virtual global team environment that contributes to the overall timely delivery of multiple projects;
Knowledge of current data modeling, and data warehouse concepts, issues, practices, methodologies, and trends in the Business Intelligence domain;
Experience with analyzing and troubleshooting the interaction between databases, operating systems, and applications;
BI solution design and implementation experience using technologies like Microstrategy, QlikView, Cognos, Oracle, Informatica, SSIS etc.;
Experience in data warehousing, architectural design, dimensional modeling (Star schema), ETL and data migration;
Help with the selling process including writing proposals and giving product demos;
Significant supervisory, coaching and hands-on project management skills;
Willingness to travel to other global offices as needed to work with a client or other internal project teams.
If you meet all the qualifications for the Solutions Architect position, we want to hear from you!