Job Description :
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over.
As a Solution Architect, you will be responsible for delivering solution designs and architectures for key global initiatives as part of a product team using COTS, MOTS and custom developed applications hosted using IaaS, PaaS and SaaS hosting models.
Our purpose is to help build a better working world and we can’t do it without the right people exceptional people who want to work with the best, develop their skills as leaders and create positive change.
Essential Functions of the Job :
Architect and design products and solutions to exceed functional and non-functional requirements as defined by the Product Manager
Work closely with the rest of IT and the business to build close relationships, understand their specific needs and act as a trusted advisor to help influence how IT is used to benefit the whole organization.
Create and review architecture and solution design artifacts
Evangelize re-use through consumption and creation or expansion of shared and / or reusable assets
Ensure adherence to architectural standards / principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.
Proactively guide DevSecOps methodologies, standards and leading practices
Guide engineering staff and review as-built configurations during construction phase
Provide insight and direction on roles and responsibilities required for solution / product operations
Identify, communicate and mitigate Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Decisions throughout full lifecycle
Use strategic thinking and consider the art of the possible, comparing various options based on feasibility and impact
Propose actionable plans and roadmaps that balance tactical and strategic needs
Supervision Responsibilities :
The role is primarily an individual contributor in a Solution Architecture team. Works with architecture leaders and peers, product owners, project managers, engineers, business analysts and business stakeholders to drive a project’s progress and ensure success.
Skills Requirements :
Must be able to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal
Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills that are required to operate as a leading member of global, distributed teams that deliver quality services and solutions
Able to distill complex technical challenges into actionable decisions for stakeholders
Able to define and negotiate the intersection of complex system dependencies and interactions
Guide project teams by building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary
Excellent technical architecture skills in the context of global platform / product design, service management and lifecycle management
Ability to rapidly explore and navigate complex and evolving organizational structures
Ability to rapidly learn new and emerging technologies and develop a vision of their suitability and role as a new product or within a product or solution
Required Qualifications :
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (CS, CE, CIS, IS, MIS, or engineering discipline)
Minimum of 15+ years overall IT industry experience
Minimum of 5+ years in a solution architecture role using service and hosting solutions such as private / public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms
Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using any Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities.
Experience with any claims-based authentication (SAML / OAuth / OIDC), MFA, JIT, and / or RBAC / Ping etc
Knowledge of cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc.
Experience with mission critical technology components with DR capabilities
Experience with multi-geography, multi-tier service design and management
Configuration management and automation tools such as Ansible, DSC, Puppet, Chef, Salt, etc.
Software development full lifecycle methodologies, patterns, frameworks, libraries and tools
Relational, graph and / or unstructured data technologies such as SQL Server, Azure SQL, Cosmos, Azure Data Lake, HD Insights, Hadoop, Neo4j etc.
Data movement and transformation technologies such as Alteryx etc
Visualization tools such as PowerBI or Tableau
Analytics tools including Azure Stream Analytics, SQL Analytics, Data Lakes Analytics.
AI and Machine Learning tools such as Azure ML etc.
Delivery using common methodologies especially SAFe Agile but also Waterfall, Iterative etc.
Certifications e.g . Microsoft, TOGAF, Zachman, ITIL, Cisco, (ISC)2, CEH, SAFe, PMI, etc.
Who we look for?
We love working with people who are passionate about their job and have amazing skills in their area a think that : you’re an expert in the field with highly developed business and interpersonal skills, you’re always ready to face new professional challenges, you’re a person with a great sense of humor and you’re open to cross-
border experiences; it’s a role for you.
What EY GDS offers?
Work in prestigious, stable company
Contract of employment
Participating in interesting projects
Work in a professional, dynamic, truly global team
Development opportunities in international multilingual environment
Business trips support
Fresh juice twice a week and fruit once a week
Wellness & Spa programme
Modern office space near market square
Home office up to 3 days
If you feel that the role suits your personal goals and career path, please send us your current resume.
Join us in building a better working world.