Technical Solutions Architect

CGI Group   •  

Tempe, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

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Position Description

CGI is seeking a Senior Solutions Architect that can help drive digital transformation in partnership with our clients. The Solution Architect is a key member of the team responsible for IT outsourcing and digital transformation solution design. Working with a wide variety of client across all industry verticals within the US provides a diverse and rewarding experience.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The Solution Architecture Consultant plays a key role in designing solutions and preparing proposals to help our clients win and grow, and is responsible for:

• The process of designing, communicating and evaluating high level technical, financial and operational solutions for large or complex IT outsourcing opportunities, specified by statements of work and service levels, obtained typically from a Client’s Request for Proposals or unsolicited bid opportunities.

• Developing, as part of a pursuit team, portions of RFP/RFI responses as related to capabilities delivered by the US GTO team

• Participating in client meetings, including VIP sessions, presenting US GTO capabilities and be willing and able to communicate how those capabilities fit into the larger scope of CGI services globally

• Advising and supporting the Pursuit Leader and Solutions Architect

• Developing relationships at the senior technical levels with customer organizations, IP owner organizations and third-party advisory

• Leading a team of subject matter experts that analyzes client requirements and develops the solution

• Validating costing and pricing inputs from the solution development team members

• Supporting the Business Engineering Management Framework (BEMF)

• Acting as an ‘agent of change’ for the organization when defined offerings do not meet the needs of the market or of a specific strategic initiative.

• As needed, providing consulting services to clients in specific domains of expertise

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• 10 yrs. application services management and/or infrastructure and operations management

• Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and business requirements

• Sales engineering and managed services solutions design and pricing

• Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficient in developing and delivering presentations on solution and business case/value to senior level managers

• Proven analytical and problem-solving skills

• Ability to think ‘outside the box’ to solve problems.

• Experience managing multi-site delivery of application and infrastructure services including public cloud services

• Ability to develop shared service offerings in an IT service provider environment

• Experience managing and working with technical architects

• Experience on large scale proposal efforts and proposal writing

• At least 5 years of experience in financial business analysis to validate pricing against business case.

• Ability to build and deliver presentations to all levels of the business and effectively explain complex issues and concepts in simple, understandable language

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Master’s Degree (a plus)

• PMP is a plus


Successful candidates will possess the following attributes:

• Aptitude for strategic planning in technology management

• Excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken

• Ability to build and deliver presentations to all levels of the business and effectively explain complex issues and concepts in simple, understandable language

• Top notch negotiator and communicator

• Autonomous and dedicated

• Able to prioritize and meet deadlines

• Experience leading a solutions architect organization

Position ID: J0918-0629