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2683 - Solutions Architect

Category: AppDev
Posted Date: February 6, 2024 Work Location: Apply Now
Location: Remote, MN Employment Type: Contract Work Status Requirement: US Citizen

Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect
 

  • Remote long term contract opportunity.
  • US Citizenship is required for this client.
     

We need a take charge type that will direct others in addition to coming up with ideas for product solutions.  

Primary Responsibilities:
Solutions Architects partner closely with Lead/Principal Architects, Technical Architects, and Enterprise Architects on product delivery and technology selection
• Review RFP documents to understand scope of work and customer needs to develop an overarching solution to be proposed as part of the solicitation response
• Partner with the business and CTO organization to review and write solicitation responses
• Develop technical approach and proposal plans, including scheduling of tasks, processes, and identifying critical resources, to turn the solution into a successful proposal
• Develop and write technical responses for winning proposals (and possibly RFI) responses
• Balance solution architecture/design against price-to-win scenarios, determining optimum solutions from both technology fit and overall cost
• Provide recommendations to business unit senior leadership on capital technology investments and strategic technology roadmap
• Guide the transition to future state architecture
• Drive technology acceleration
• Foster innovation to achieve business outcomes
• Maintain the IT architecture and keep up with the latest technology trends to promote continuous technology improvement in line with business strategies
• Serve as IT architect across the pursuit lifecycle and within an integrated growth team, including proposal, capture and business development activities
• Responsible for defining and driving the technical direction of prospective business opportunity proposals, developing solutions architectures, and providing technical leadership for proposals and strategic pursuits as well as creating content and contributing to the writing and assessments of proposals
• Assess market level technology trends as well as capabilities of complementary solutions enabling larger scale solution offerings
• Support marketing materials development such as whitepapers, slicks, trifolds, etc.
• Work with the CTO office and Develop IT-based solutions consisting of contextual, conceptual, and logical architectures using standards-based, rigorous methodologies and practices
• Communicate solutions with, management, and teaming partners, including presentations and white papers
• Support development of federal technical delivery methodology based on industry standard methodologies and frameworks
• Support the adoption of best practices in the areas of technology integration, cloud computing, managed services, process improvement, technology innovation and implementation

Skills Required:
• 6+ years of architectural solution experience in both legacy and modern software development
• 3+ years experience defining and driving the technical direction of prospective business opportunity proposals and strategic pursuits, developing solutions architectures and providing analysis of alternatives in collaboration with business/operational teams
• 2+ years engaging directly in responding to technical Request For Proposals (RFPs)
• 2+ years solution design experience in AWS
• Demonstrated expertise in driving both the Business and IT strategies to cohesively propel each other at organizational, national, and/or global scale
• Excellent solution architecture expertise in IT and Cloud Infrastructure and application modernization and migration techniques
• Up to 10% travel required.

Preferred:
• Experience using and designing solutions in ServiceNow
• Experience designing solutions in Microsoft Azure
• Experience working on federal contracts
 

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