A leading IT services company in Qatar.
Role Summary :
As a Senior Solutions Architect, you will primarily be helping existing and potential customers with solutions architecture, system design, capture complex security requirements and technical project management relating to the solutions as well as custom development projects.
The client is devoted to help their customers from different industries to provide a wide range of service and solutions which enable them to excel.
We help our customers by providing them solutions which enables companies to thrive in a very competitive landscape. Key Industries that we serve are
Oil & Gas
Banking & Finance
Thus we need a candidate with hands-on Solution Architecting experience, strong technical & SI capabilities, a versatile and passionate individual who can engage independently with Board Members, C suite, Ministry Officials, Senior Leadership including Functional / Department Heads to understand the vision, challenges or pain points, as is process and is able to come up with design solution.
One will be required to play an active role in the presales processes and design the architecture that meets client s requirement.
There is significant creative opportunity within the role, collaborating with the customer and your colleagues.
Responsibility Summary :
Recommending solution architectural design, implementation to a complex application architecture for clients across different industries including Government and large business enterprises
Merging different types of architects in a solution architecture group and work a single point of responsibility for the entire systems solutions
Oversee multiple projects from solution architectural responsibility perspective and interact with all levels within the client organization Ensure the implementation of the system through effective delivery and management across multiple industries
Carry out technology assessment, development of architecture blueprints and implementation roadmaps to accomplish client organization’s business objectives and in fulfilment of the client’s contractual commitment towards the client
Work towards accomplishing the complete business life cycle from formulating opportunity through sales, proposal development and delivery
Directing all action points coming out of the opportunity processes, solution planning and shaping for qualified deals
Understand and translate buyer requirements into a standard solution offering deal approach, solution plan, proposal and cost estimate leveraging standard process methods, deliverable and the right collection of offerings
Coordinate with Legal Department in areas specific to the solution to ensure use of standards
Develop the team of technical architects and application developers that includes workforce planning and hiring of the required resources based on business need ensure the team members are trained, mentored and effectively utilized to achieve the business objective
Develop and maintain knowledge and resource centers
Understand and translate client’s requirements into a standard solution offering deal approach leveraging standard process methods and deliverables
Prepare the cost model estimates by working with Business Units, Services Lines and Pres-Sales to deliver the defined scope of services and solutions
Collaborate as a key member of the sales, pre-sales & business development team to represent the solution offering to the clients and other practices and service lines
You are required to identify and assess complex problems and creates competent solutions bases on analysis, in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives & vision Setting strategic direction and vision to the objectives.
Your interaction and management of stakeholders is with Board Members, C suite, Ministry Officials, Senior Leadership including Functional / Department Heads levels at a client and / or within involving negotiating or influencing on significant matters
Project estimating and budget development
Strong communication, negotiation and escalation skills
Above all, Passionate, Positive and Driven Attitude Basic Requirement :
14+ years of relevant experience with a leading System Integrator, IT Services Organisations
Minimum of 6-8 years of experience leading and / or managing teams and projects from inception to deployment with focus in application and systems solution architecture
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related discipline
Preferable experienced in at least 2 or more emerging technology namely Cloud, IoT , Big Data Analytics, Automation etc