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Plano, Texas - USD Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
 
 
Job Description: Architect custom solutions of program and enterprise or operational scope.
Architect reusable solutions of program and enterprise or operational scope.
Customize reusable solutions of program and enterprise or operational scope.
Capture and share architectural IP at the solution level.
Define and implement architectural governance at the program and enterprise or operational scope.
Contribute to the Architect profession both internally and externally.
Lead architecture team in architecture activities for complex, medium to large opportunity.
Develop for client technically or operationally feasible long-term Information Technology (IT) strategies and plans
Assess business impact of multiple technologies/strategies
Identify and address technical or operational risks
Provide review/input on project activities for large enterprise or global level projects
Collaborates with the project manager to develop detailed project plans and work breakdown structures for large enterprise or global level projects.
Develop and deliver sales presentations at Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Chief Operating Officer (COO)/Core I/O Only (CIO) levels for large, complex opportunities Leads cross business unit projects. Works with Vice President (VP) and C level executives. Contributes to industry wide external events as keynote speaker and leads multi-vendor external projects. Has strategic influence.
Education and Experience Required:
Industry experience - minimum 10 to 15 years Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Architecting:
Ability to understand the customer's business problem, need, or opportunity and to design an IS solution that completely and correctly addresses the business problem, need, or opportunity without unnecessary enhancements.
Ability to lead the architectural design, development, deployment, and technical quality of large enterprise or global solutions that span multiple technologies and disciplines.
Be able to provide architectural direction for multiple medium to large sized projects concurrently in various stages of their lifecycle or a large project full time.
Ability to maintain the integrity of the proposed architecture to assure professional quality and logical consistency in the face of political and business pressures.
Conversant with and able to apply multiple architectural, development and operational methodologies (e. g., Zachman, TOGAF, Information Technology (IT) service Management (ITSM), )
Understands and applies one or more industry acknowledged architectural modeling methods and tools.
Usually possesses a valid industry certification in an appropriate architectural discipline
Can validate/evaluate if an information systems or operational architecture meets business needs
Be able to evaluate the effect of external factors on designed solution
Business Acumen:
Relates risks and challenges the customer should expect to encounter with the solution with other client efforts or projects (use of internal knowledge of organization; trusted advisor relationship).
Develops Architecture Specification deliverables that map customer business requirements into complete information systems (technologies, processes and people) or operational solutions.
Ability to consistently apply business management and financial concepts, capital investment, financial modeling, and general aspects of business contracts. Use this knowledge to analyze business needs and develop meaningful business recommendations.
Ability to apply knowledge of how the industry uses IT to address business challenges using, for example, technical standards and infrastructure, cross-industry trends that impact IT investment, industry-specific roadmaps, and IT enablers.
Ability to perform business process analysis/synthesis using modeling or simulation tools and techniques, such as workflows and diagrams to show interrelationships of multiple processes, tracking instances/characteristics of process elements.
Technical:
Broad IT industry knowledge with depth in multiple areas.
Has pulse on future technology or operational trends as they relate to and support customer business directions ("trusted advisor" role).
Broad knowledge of IT and business standards and best practices and how to apply the appropriately in solutions
Expert or Master level of knowledge of multiple technologies or IT disciplines
Able to design planning for accessibility, scalability, and availability Engagement Delivery
Ability to write Statements of Work for large enterprise or global level solutions that span multiple technologies or operational areas.
Ability to apply program/project management methods and processes to define, plan, cost, resource, track and ensure the accomplishment of targeted goals for large enterprise or global level projects.
Successfully works on project teams (individual success defined by how the organization works as a team, including resource and skill sharing across the organization).
Opportunity Pursuit :
Able to play a leadership role in business development activities for large, complex opportunities.
Lead in identifying, qualifying, and closing large, complex opportunities
Position company offering against the competition
Be able to provide company with voice of the account
Play key role in preparing proposals and bids for large, complex opportunities
Manage internal reviews and contribute to Solution Opportunity Approval and Review (SOAR) process for large, complex opportunities
Build rapport and trust with client
Demonstrates excellent consultative, solution selling skills. Leadership
Collaborates effectively with the project manager to manage regional and global projects as necessary. For architectures of project scope may include the technical management of customer staff assigned to implementation team.
Plays a leading role in the Architect profession at both local and regional level.
Makes consistent and ongoing high quality contributions (at least 4 per year) to company knowledge systems that are recognized by the Architect profession to represent best practice.
Makes formal recommendations to improve the level of job satisfaction for other company employees working on the project.
Can significantly contribute in the development of new company services and modifications to the methodology.
Leads in development and delivery of training.
Coaches and mentors Expert and Specialist level architects within the Architect profession
Leads in the definition of company unit's processes, standards, and policies
Consulting:
Build and manage long-term, strategic relationships at Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Core I/O Only (CIO) level.
Excellent customer influence and negotiation skills.
Ability to strategically consider all sides of an issue within the contexts of time, breadth, and range of options.
Ability to systematically gather, assess and apply critical organizational, technical, operational, and sales/marketing information for business decisions.
Ability to prepare clear, concise, and persuasive communications for multiple audiences, including demonstrating effective writing and presentation skills, listening actively, and projecting a credible image.
Ability to articulate technical or operational problems into understandable business terms appropriate for the audience.
Communication:
Able to design and present high-impact messages to customer's Executive level management.
Able to use a wide variety of presentation tools to persuasively communicate complex messages to multiple audience levels, including Executive level management
Ability to use prepared and create complete original materials to communicate with the customer. Communicates mostly strategic information and some Tactical information.
Excellent speaking and writing skills with proven capability to represent company at external customer and industry events.

Plano, Texas, United States of America
IT
USD
DXC Technology
DXC Technology
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5/16/2018 3:08:02 PM

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