Solution Architect EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) means 27 000 specialists providing globally IT, HR, finance, project management and strategic business services to EY member firms.
We deliver support and solutions to external clients from all over the world. Right now, we are looking for Solution Architect to join our EY GDS Advisory team focused on providing cutting edge IT solutions dedicated to the biggest market players in EMEA region.
Your key responsibilities : You’ll be responsible for working directly with clients to transform their business problems into technology solutions.
The goal is to support our clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient and, where required, provide services in connection with the remediation and mitigation of process risk.
You will assist engagement teams through the analysis of specific business requirements for alignment with technology architecture, infrastructure design, vendor selection and technology implementation plans that support our clients digital channel solutions.
The opportunity Insurers and banks across the globe are investing heavily in technology-enabled transformation programs Our ambition is to be the C-
suite advisor for technology-enabled transformation programs, recognized by our clients for our insightful thought leadership, pro-
activity in meeting their needs, and having truly globally integrated capabilities. Typical projects will span the following areas of Technology Enabled Transformation :
Core System Implementation
Enterprise Data Management
Accounting and Reporting Operations / Technology
Performance Management and Measurement
Enterprise Technology Expense Reduction
We assist our clients in designing and implementing solutions to improve their organization's efficiency and effectiveness in the areas of strategy, people, processes and technology.
Skills and attributes for success
Design or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency.
Demonstrate technical capabilities that support the insurance technology system implementation process. Remain current on new developments in services capabilities and industry knowledge
Lead specific subject matter knowledge to the design and integration phase of each project, helping to give specificity to the appropriate architecture, data model, system design and interfacing requirements
Advice clients on a variety of business process services that help identify, assess, manage and measure the organization's capabilities.
Team with client technology professionals or third-party strategic alliances to provide implementation of technology solutions.
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor's degree and approximately 8 years of related work experience at Insurance carrier, Bank or consulting company
Proficiency in one or many of the following competencies :
System selection and implementation
Definition of business and technical requirements
Design of business and technology architecture
Application configuration / integration
Proof of concept
Data mapping, conversion, migration
5+ years’ experience in a software development or systems architecture role
Deliver system implementation through all phases of the project lifecycle, including requirements definition, architecture design, conversion, and testing;
based on a proven methodology.
Experience with software architecture design and development
Excellent written and verbal communication skills for technical writing and client presentations.
Demonstrated strategic thinking through a proven ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues related to regulations, industry practice and new application technologies.
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
Knowledge and / or experience with widely successful Agile techniques : User Personas, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
Experience with open source development (i.e. the Linux operating system / Apache Web server application)
Basic understanding of the fundamentals of encryption
Proven track record of excellent software development skills demonstrated through challenging, technically complex client projects
Ability to lead technical teams comprising developers and business analysts
Critical thinker with excellent judgment and strong initiative
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience in multiple different programming languages and technology architectures
Excitement for and passion around disruption, technological change
Enthusiasm and the interest to learn in an evolving environment
What we look for
We’re interested in self-motivated individuals who can easily function in a high demand, performance-driven environment.
In addition we’re looking for people who recognize the accomplishments of the team before the individual and are sought after as people developers.
If you’re passionate about problem-solving and helping our clients’ with some of their most complex issues, this role is for you.