Consulting Architect Job Description

Consulting Architect Job Description

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Consulting architect provides technical and strategic vision about the VMware product family and be able to describe customised solutions to address complex customer requirements, utilising VMware and partner products and professional services.

Consulting Architect Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design and develop innovative solutions to customer requirements
May vary between roles, so not standard, EMEA Senior Managers etc
There will be a requirement to travel up to 30 percent of the time, including international
Examine IT infrastructure and evaluate findings
Design (or oversee) the Solutions for Applications and/or Technology for major cloud transformation opportunities across EMEA
Work with specific nice skill architects and functional leaders to ensure optimum solution design for each opportunity
Ensure that services proposals are technically sound, deliverable, competitive and representative of market leadership in the application of technology to addressing business issues
Drive a technical team to deliver a large transformation project
Embody technical reference in projects that are technically complex with all lot of milestones/streams being delivered in parallel
Identify gaps in terms of organization / processes between a current customer situation and a targeted one

Consulting Architect Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Consulting Architect

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: VCAP, VCP, SAN, DCV, CCIE, TSG, HP, EMC, MCSE, TOGAF

Education for Consulting Architect

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the consulting architect job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Technical, Computer Science, Engineering, Management, Leadership, Business, Technology, Graduate, Computer Engineering, Information Technology

Skills for Consulting Architect

Desired skills for consulting architect include:

ITIL framework
Agile
Kanban
Scrum
Lean
Additional foreign language will be considered
Core VMware product line your specialist area
Entire VMware SDDC product stack and cloud concepts
ONF and the customer aspirations behind them as a context for engagements
OPNFV

Desired experience for consulting architect includes:

Good communication (verbal and written), analytical and consulting skills
Bachelor of Science - Computer Science
OServer or desktop virtualization
OPrivate/Public Cloud implementation
OTier1 application migration
OServer consolidation or refresh

Consulting Architect Examples

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Consulting Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of consulting architect. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for consulting architect
  • Lead strategy discussions and help to build a vision around our clients goals and desired outcomes
  • Facilitate discovery workshops, articulate the value proposition and differentiation, build architectural solution roadmaps, and communicate business value to the client
  • Lead technical teams and work cross functionally with other work streams
  • Architect complex technology and application solutions, using APIs from Watson, other AI providers, cloud-based business systems and custom business systems
  • Drive solution implementation from analysis to design through all delivery phases
  • Be a trusted advisor to our clients and serve as the technical partner to the Global Business Services Cognitive Practice engagement leaders
  • Develop container support and deploy cloud native solutions on container-based platforms
  • Lead BU technical and architectural vision and strategy
  • Lead business unit wide architectural initiatives to implement the architectural vision and strategy
  • Coach and mentor product-level architects in the architect role and discipline
Qualifications for consulting architect
  • Practical Windows Server or Linux systems administration skills
  • CISSP/ GIAC / GSEC
  • Nationwide role
  • Ideally you have experience with Orchestrator (vRO) and/or vRealiize Automation (vRA)
  • Ability to travel as needed within the CEMEA region (focus on D/A/CH)
  • At least 5 years recent experience in architecting and designing Data Center Automation, Private & Public Cloud Solutions
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Consulting Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a consulting architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for consulting architect
  • Strong leadership background experience ideally of a global team and multiple products
  • Deep experience with software design and development on cloud platforms such as AWS along with an understanding of the economic, business and cost models for delivering software on the platform
  • Able to define, review and interpret specifications and work with teams to deliver architecture and design specifications
  • Able to work with QA to design and review test plans, identify gaps and risks in those plans
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, and Master’s Degree preferred
  • Plans and leads all aspects of all projects
  • Acts as the primary interface for the client or project manager for basic to intermediate projects
  • Encourages others to do things differently, push the boundaries, and experiment outside their comfort zones
  • Steadily leads others through the ambiguity and newness of both planned and unexpected changes
  • Mentors, coaches, provides timely feedback, and helps develop the skills of others
Qualifications for consulting architect
  • Solid understanding of Lync topologies and components suchs as instant messaging, presence, conferenceing and EV
  • 2+ years of professional project design and delivery of Enterprise-level Microsoft UC Solutions
  • 2+ years experience of migrating to Lync 2013 from older versions such as Lync 2010 and OCS.2+ years experience in advanced Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or 2012
  • Proficient with network protocols/services and network infrastructures experience
  • Strong project delivery and customer focus
  • 2+ years of consulting and direct experience with Skype for Business/Lync Enterprise Voice, planning, deployment and operational support
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Consulting Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a consulting architect. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for consulting architect
  • Leads by example and wouldn’t think of asking others to do something he/she wouldn’t gladly do
  • Engages, encourages and inspires colleagues and customers through a positive personal presence
  • Review, maintain, adjust and be responsible for the integrity of the high level architecture of a product, and ensure that it matches the current product implementation, aligned to the common infrastructure and existing integrations
  • Participate in complex Asset Management implementations in a consulting environment
  • Have a hands on participatory role in writing technical documentation, software development, debugging and testing
  • Design, develop and/or re-engineer application components, and integrate software packages, programs, and reusable objects residing on multiple platforms
  • Lead the technology solution on proposals for medium complex projects or elements of highly complex projects, and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals
  • Drive continuous improvement in the technical architecture of existing solutions
  • Act as a role model for the team by always demonstrating the highest standards in technical design and development
  • Ensure code reviews are carried out to a high standard
Qualifications for consulting architect
  • Significant relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent
  • Possession of excellent written and presentation development skills
  • A good understanding of technical/solution application integration, including SOA, ESB, EAI, ETL environments and an understanding of integration considerations such as process orchestration, customer data integration and master data management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of relevant software solutions eCommerce WMS, ERP, OMS, PIM, CMS
  • Experience with build processes and tools (Ant, Maven)
  • System integration (particularly with ERP, inventory, payment gateways)
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of consulting architect. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for consulting architect
  • Oversees definition of concepts that establish the Enterprise Data Model
  • Guides information architecture design and data solutions to solve customers' most complex business and technical issues related to analytics
  • Leads and oversees creation of data models to support transactional, analytic and decision support systems
  • Leads definition of metadata management and repository strategy
  • Works with business in aligning stewardship and governance needs to the logical information architecture
  • Guides policy and procedures for analyzing information to ensure effectiveness of controls, accuracy of reports, and efficiency and security of operations
  • Facilitate the use of integrative and canonical views of data or information across multiple content types (structured, semi-structured, XML or unstructured) to support convergence of information asset migration planning or impact analysis
  • Understands due diligence efforts and compliance with complex legal requirements and business risks driven by HIPPA, SOX, HITECH, Antitrust, Merger/Acquisition and growing expectations for countering threats to IT data assets
  • Participate in the definition of technical standards and guidelines that pertain to data and information use, security, access and governance (including defining accountabilities in support of data quality mandates)
  • Researches and assess strategic fit of external technology trends as potential enablers for future business initiatives
Qualifications for consulting architect
  • Fluent in English, French and Flemish
  • At least 5 years recent experience in architecting and designing EUC solutions
  • Ideally French language skills
  • Communicate with customers all over the world and deeply understand and their strategy and requirements in the cloud computing solution infrastructure domain, provide in-depth thinking and contributions for market and competition analysis, lead the direction of the specific solutions
  • Define/Manage corporate-level cloud computing solution roadmap and charter, report to management team, push the solution into R&D, and manage the whole process
  • Analyze short/medium/long-term customer needs and telecom industry trends to develop strategic planning and business planning accordingly
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Consulting Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of consulting architect. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for consulting architect
  • Along with the Sales Team, tailoring and shaping our proposition to the customers’ IT and business leadership for our Enterprise Accounts
  • Presenting alongside Sales our Cloud solution to customer CIO’s, Chief Architect’s, and VP’s
  • Being always updated about IT solutions and products portfolio, providing contributes from fields capitalizing feedback and outcomes from our delivery teams
  • Lead the technology solution on proposals for medium complex projects or elements of highly complex projects
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement in design and delivery practices of our solutions
  • Manage technical aspects of development teams to deliver full lifecycle Salesforce implementations
  • Conduct quality reviews of our implementation to ensure they meet our high standards
  • Provides a high degree of collaboration with sales personnel
  • Leading the design of Enterprise scale digital solutions across a range of clients
  • Supporting delivery teams in driving innovation and best practice in the implementation of client solutions
Qualifications for consulting architect
  • 2+ years of experience of migrating to Lync 2013 / Skype for Business from older versions such as Lync 2010 and OCS
  • Familiarity with business processes, organizational assessment, (supporting non-SDLC projects) is desirable
  • Support the market projects development relating to cloud computing
  • Experience of Leading architecture design of big-scale/global project
  • Experience of Private Cloud Solution development
  • Familiar with PAAS platform is preferred

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