Position : Cloud Solutions Architect
The Cloud Solutions Architect will develop and articulate solutions based on a customer's strategic business or technical requirements ascertained from working with multiple business units across the customer's organization.
Other responsibilities include;
Provide subject matter expertise and recommendations for Cloud-computing technologies and architectural patterns and maintain responsibility for the design of customer solutions.
Provide technical and business consultative leadership throughout the technical life cycle of cloud solutions.
Actively involved from pre-sales solution formulation through system deployment; including bid preparation and customer interface resulting in cloud solutions architecture proposals.
Develop and articulate solutions based on a customer's strategic business or technical requirements ascertained from working with multiple business units across the customer's organization.
Develop and propose solutions.
Prepare technical solutions architectural and implementation design documents.
Work closely with the Project Manager to define project deliverables and schedules and help to identify and leverage resources in order to satisfy the technical needs and objectives of the implementation.
Where required, especially for complex or novel solutions, the solutions architect may need to step into a project management role to manage delivery
Assess solutions for their commercial merits and provide appropriate recommendations.
Maintain awareness of existing or potential customer software / hardware situations and proactively alert the project management, engineering, and customer facing groups of potential problems based upon strong working knowledge of cloud solutions including software / hardware compatibility within the customer's environment.
The Cloud Solutions Architect will stay current on technical specifications for cloud hardware / software requirements of industry products through professional associations, trade journals, networking, and associated training and seminars.
As required, the Cloud Solutions Architect may be called upon to support network and datacenter operations to meet customer requirements & business objectives.
Required profile for job ad : Cloud Solutions Architect
Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Information Communication Technology or Engineering
At least five (5) years industry experience
At least two (2) years’ experience in a Cloud Solutions Architect role
Demands of the Job
Strong background in solution design with a focus on Cloud technologies.
Prioritising workload of self and others
Written and verbal communication skills
Contract negotiation and influencing skills
Relationship Management and Analytical Skills
Job criteria for job ad : Cloud Solutions Architect