Architecture Solutions Specialist - EISA-009 - ARG000QF
The Infrastructure Solution Architect is responsible for delivering infrastructure architectures to key global business and infrastructure initiatives.
The Infrastructure Solution Architect will be responsible for leading and coordinating Infrastructure and business projects from a technology architecture perspective, ensuring that infrastructure development activities are consistent with the direction set by accepted best practices and defined standards at EY.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Architecture solutions to meet functional and non-functional infrastructure requirements
Create / review of architecture design packages
Review and approve engineering design packages
Ensure proper oversight for quality assurance of engineering artifacts
Guidance of engineering staff throughout construction phase
Evangelize re-use through implementation of shared engineering assets
Enforce adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.
Proactively provide feedback regarding infrastructure engineering methodologies, standards and leading practices
Minimize technical exposure and risk on projects
Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:
Understands the art of the possible, compares various architectural options based on feasibility and impact and proposes actionable plans
Demonstrated strong analytical skills and technical problem-solving skills
Ability to analyze and operate at different levels of abstraction
Ability to balance what is strategically right with what is practically realistic
Is part of a global Enterprise Infrastructure Architecture team; works with project managers, infrastructure engineering teams, application architects and/or engineering teams to resolve issues which arise within project; drives project’s progress and critical success factors.
Works under supervision of the Team Lead of the Enterprise Infrastructure Solution Architecture team
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
Excellent technical architecture skills, enabling the creation of future proof global solutions
Interpersonal communication and organizational skills required to operate as a leading member of global distributed technical teams that deliver quality services.
Knowledge of organizational structure of the firm to facilitate work with groups outside of the immediate technical team.
Knowledge and experience in IT methodologies and life cycles that will be used.
Familiar with infrastructure implementation/management, service/operations management, etc.
Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on service offerings and products provided by IT.
Overtime and vacation scheduling are dependent upon team priorities and may change during the course of a year.
Position may be eligible for alternative work locations dependent upon team dynamics.
Must be able to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal.
Position requires accurate and timely tracking of time spent working on projects, service offerings and products provided by IT.
Extensive, real-world experience designing enterprise solutions and defining solution architectures
Experience building and supporting mission critical infrastructure for critical applications, running in a highly distributed manner.
Experience with multi-tier system development for large enterprises
Exposure to infrastructure and application security technologies and approaches
Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and standards
Experience in development lifecycle management
Experience in project and task planning
Familiarity with various requirements gathering techniques
Minimum of 5+ years experiences in infrastructure technologies
Experience in developing technical solutions in Microsoft platform based on industry standards including Windows OS, Analytics, Power BI, SharePoint, MS SQL etc.
Minimum of that 3+ year in an infrastructure architecture role in areas like but not limited to hosting, storage, network, VMware, tools and application platforms (Share Point, Oracle, SAP, CRM, ERP)
Experience in developing leading-edge technical solutions in Microsoft platform based on industry standards including Windows OS and MS SQL, Business Intelligence (BI), and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
Experience with BI / Reporting using SSRS, SSAS and SSIS
Experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Service Architecture
Experience with any of the following: Cloud IaaS/PaaS, Azure, O365, Cloud Integration etc.
Experience facilitating meetings with multiple customers and technical staff, including building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary.
Experience overseeing (from a technical perspective) multiple projects
Experience with Active Directory, third party solutions integrated with Windows OS, SQL DB, SharePoint and Citrix mobile management tools is a plus+
Experience overseeing (from a technical perspective) multiple projects.
One of the following certification will support the required technology understanding to perform this role: TOGAF, ITIL, MCSE, CCNA, MCDBA, PMP etc. One of the following additional certification will support the required technology understanding to perform this role:
Microsoft Certified Architect: Collaboration Program.
MCTS: Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2010/2013 - Configuration Program
ITIL, MCSE, CCNA, PMP etc.