Solutions Architect

Location: Pittsburgh

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

We are seeking a Solution Architect who will be responsible for evaluating business needs and determining how IT can support those needs leveraging software, hardware, or infrastructure. The Architect will align IT strategy with business goals that are paramount to the Firm’s success. The Solution Architect will help to determine, develop, and improve technical solutions in support of business goals. The Solution Architect will also bridge communication between IT and business operations to ensure everyone is aligned in developing and implementing technical solutions for business problems. The process requires regular feedback, adjustments, and problem-solving to properly design and implement potential solutions.

How you will make a difference: • Lead brainstorming sessions to develop potential solutions for business needs or problems. • Identify opportunities for process improvements. • Prepare and document testing requirements. • Identify areas where IT can support business needs and goals. • Work with business units to develop IT strategies and to improve current IT implementations. • Build and migrate software and services across the organization. • Work with product and delivery teams to develop scalable solutions and products. • Communicate and consult with clients and internal stakeholders to develop appropriate solutions.

Let’s talk if you have the following qualifications and experience: • Previous successful experience is needed in aligning IT solutions with business objectives, while exercising strong leadership and communication skills, leveraging both technical and business knowledge. Prior success understanding the business side of an organization to understand which IT solutions will fit the company’s goals. Leadership skills will be important for steering the overall process of identifying key business objectives and determining the requirements for each solution.

Technical skills for solutions architects must include: • At least 3 years of relevant experience as Architect • Experience with enterprise architecture • Understanding of IT security, infrastructure, and governance • Data Management tools (e.g., Informatica) • Cloud Platforms and services (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) • SaaS/PaaS (e.g., ServiceNow, MS Dynamics & PowerApps, Salesforce) • RPA and Workflow • Integration, event streaming & queuing technologies (e.g., MuleSoft, RabbitMQ , Apache Kafka) • SDLC and Agile Frameworks • Back-Office Applications (e.g., Ariba, 3E, SAP) • Development Technologies (e.g., c#, Python, Angular).

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