Solutions Architect

Company Description:

Infostretch is a digital-first professional services firm. By combining in-depth experience with ready-made tools, frameworks, technologies, and partnerships, Infostretch helps enterprises get digital right, the first time. With an experienced team of digital technologists, Infostretch offers Digital Strategy, Digital Development, DevOps, Quality Engineering, Cloud, IoT, Data Analytics and Mobility services. The company is trusted by leading Fortune 100 companies as well as emerging innovators to deliver solutions that work seamlessly across channels, leverage predictive analytics to optimize the software lifecycle, and support continuous innovation.

Infostretch is seeking a Solution Architect with 10+ years of experience in Cloud based Solution Architecture. This position is based in New York City, NYC.

Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance)

  • Working with the Senior Solutions Architect & CTO to develop the enterprise strategy for specific business lines in consultation with Client business needs and aligned with regional and global roadmaps.
  • Work closely with the Product Team to advise on development of appropriate solution architectures in response to product development initiatives
  • Work closely with Business Analysts in translating business requirement specifications to Technical specifications
  • Designing technology, data and solution deployment roadmaps
  • Explore a range of possibilities and creative alternatives to identify the most effective solutions
  • Explaining to Technical/Software Architects and developers what is required and providing support as required to ensure delivery of the documented solution
  • Ensures the solution approach is correct and being implemented in the approved manner by working closely with the business and development teams and Technology Governance Board
  • Owning and delivering the Solution Approaches for the next generation of client key product lines within a cloud focused environment and in a manner that delivers a high reliability, scalable, secure and extensible design.
  • Liaising with people from different backgrounds, from management to designers and programmers in the IT department, to ensure the solution approach meets the needs of the organisation and the people who'll be using it.
  • Assist in preparation of business cases and technology cases for IT solutions, considering infrastructure, licenses, development and support
  • Ensure the Solution Architecture Approaches follow the boundaries of the published Enterprise Domain Roadmaps
  • Assisting in identifying which Technology Components to incorporate into the overall designs based on suitability for purpose, cost benefit analysis and research
  • Within the agreed enterprise architecture, define and design technology solutions to assist the business in meeting their objectives
  • Evaluating vendors for architectural recommendations
  • Breaking down large scale initiatives into manageable chunks
  • Maintain an awareness of business solutions that fit our current and future operational needs
  • Rapidly gain an in-depth understanding of the “as is” architecture landscape.
  • Applies judgment on IT project related work activities requiring high degree of discretion and initiative.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Should be a technologist who has hands on experience in multiple technical disciplines.
  • Strong leadership skills to push change to effectively meet strategic and tactical solution driven goals
  • Knowledge of modern development and coding practises and able to effectively determine the most relevant technologies to choose for a solution approach.
  • Experienced in delivering cloud based technology product solutions in an enterprise level environment
  • Demonstrated capability to self-learn new technology trends and approaches
  • Develops and implements innovative and creative solutions to business problems. Encourages and expects others to think "outside the box" and not be limited by existing methods and procedures, but also be able to understand the business constraints that lead to “in the box” approaches.
  • Experienced working with teams operating in both are waterfall & agile disciplines
  • Wide knowledge of multiple infrastructure/application technologies including (but not limited to): Open Systems (UNIX/LINUX), Enterprise Databases, Middleware, Web services, RESTFul API’s, Application development platforms, testing tools, HTML, High Availability designs and technologies
  • Understands the optimum approaches for cloud based applications in relation to high reliability and highly scalable solutions
  • Experienced in designing for API & Micro-services / server-less architecture. Good understanding of Service mesh kind of technologies
  • Exposure or understanding of Cloud Technologies and services offered by AWS, Azure and all the different services
  • Has worked with containers, multiple development languages & different DB engines (SQL, noSQL, etc)
  • Experience with data architecture design
  • Knowledge of integrating solutions with standard Identity and Access management platforms (like OAuth). Knowledge of Authentication, Authorization concepts (SSO, SAML integration, identity federation etc
  • Exposure and understanding of Devops concepts and related tools

Required Work Experience:

  • 10+ years of relevant enterprise or solution architecture experience, including architecting end to end cloud based solutions and designing/developing architecture policies/standards
  • Hands-on experience with AWS preferred
Education Qualification:
  • B.S. in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related area of study

If you feel that this is a good match for your skillsets, please submit a current word version of your resume along with a cover letter describing your skills, experience and salary expectations. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). You can read our job applicant privacy policy here.

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Job Code: IS-NYF20190912001

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: New York, NY, USA

Open Positions: 1

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