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Solutions Architect

Company: NexTech Solutions
Location: Memphis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Solutions Architect

Location: Memphis, TN

Duration: Perm Full Time

Job Description:

Acts as a core technical and business resource responsible for delivering technology solutions to ITS customers. Partners with business customers as well as internal and external technology experts to design, implement, and integrate major enhancements, systems, modules, products, and web services in support of an overall set of requirements. Supports Business Service Managers and Technical Architects in assessing the impact of business requirements on underlying technology capabilities and platforms. Determines IT capability to deliver on business solutions and supports the process of estimating costs and planning project implementation timelines.

Essential Job Functions

  • Functions as the primary ITS lead and has the responsibility and authority needed to be accountable for delivering business solutions as directed.
  • Works with Strategic Business Partners and Technical Architects to deliver business solutions.
  • Directs process of finalizing, negotiating and documenting project business requirements and use cases.
  • Supports architectural standards and Enterprise Architecture (EA) strategies as the norm for projects.
  • Supports and executes standards and Project Management Office (PMO) strategies as the norm for projects.
  • Reduces technology cost and complexity by creating synergies and re-use within and across projects, leveraging enterprise tools and existing investments
  • Develops accurate schedule and scope of effort estimates for projects.
  • Executes the strategic planning and coordination of program management in the PMO to advance company goals, while supporting and directing communication of key messages to internal and external stakeholders. Requires use of a personal computer.
  • Develops the appropriate objectives for meeting the project needs of business customers and directs the methodologies by which those objectives are going to be accomplished.
  • Directs the grouping of and assignment of tasks, while ensuring optimal allocation of resources.
  • Manages effective partnerships with vendors, internal constituents and other departments to integrate solutions components (i.e. custom architecture, enterprise information), scope, cost, timeline; and impact on architecture in order to effectively deliver business solutions.
  • Provides guidance and technical leadership in solution architecture and design to external teams.
  • Determines project staffing needs and oversees the recruiting, selecting, hiring, training and developing of required resources. Evaluates emerging technologies with other Solution Architects and Directors to develop the associated strategic roadmap, ensuring that current and planned technical solutions are compatible with the organization's business needs and strategic objectives.
  • Leads detailed ROI analysis for projects and monitors return on invested capital and other resources.
  • Reviews and makes appropriate adjustments in activities and expenses throughout the fiscal year to ensure optimal financial results.

    • Requires thorough knowledge of the Information Technology function, enterprise architecture, technical project management, and systems requirements management
    • The ability to work well under pressure and effectively handle multiple, concurrent demands and appropriately prioritize responsibilities
    • The ability to quickly learn new programs
    • Strong project management skills; strong attention to detail
    • Understands complex business issues
    • Speaks and writes in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations
    • Understands extremely complex verbal or written instructions
    • Knowledge ordinarily acquired through bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or information technology management and 8 - 10 years of diverse experience in information systems, including project management.
    • Project Management Professional certification is preferred.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license.


      9054 Valley Crest Ln #201

      Germantown, TN 38138



      - 2022 NexTech Solutions

      All Rights Reserved. -

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