Lead Systems Architect Job Description

Lead Systems Architect Job Description

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Lead systems architect provides technical guidance to the development team in articulating how product requirements map to architecture, design and implementation of different software components.

Lead Systems Architect Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Presenting proposed design options to business users and ANG leadership
Generating detailed design documentation, and documenting requirements and designs for reporting and business intelligence
Conduct analyses of highly complex departmental or campus wide business issues
Research and prototype emerging technologies
Identify opportunities in the engineering platform that will drive improvements in performance, scalability, reliability and re-usability
Understanding customer’s & stakeholders’ expectations
Interacting with GIS Business Relationship Managers, technical leads, project managers, application developers and business partners to understand business and technical requirements and taking a lead role in the design and integration of systems supporting the Global Product Organization (GPO)
Developing and maintaining a technology roadmap in alignment with GPO’s needs and taking into accounting the integration points between GPO’s technical systems and regional business solutions (to mention ERP, CRM, SRM, etc)
Researching, comparing, benchmarking and evaluating new technologies and making recommendations that best fit the needs of the organization
Overseeing, and planning the installation, testing and documentation of enterprise systems and applications

Lead Systems Architect Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Lead Systems Architect

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Education for Lead Systems Architect

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Employers hiring for the lead systems architect job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Education, Technical, Science, Information Systems, MBA, Information Technology, Mathematics

Skills for Lead Systems Architect

Desired skills for lead systems architect include:

Architecture methodologies and modeling
PRPC Architecture and all PRPC design and implementation features
Class Design
Functions/Java API
How to search for documentation on different topics and how to open a support ticket at Pega

Desired experience for lead systems architect includes:

Working experience and knowledge of commercially available API Gateway tools
Collaborating with support teams to maintain enterprise systems ensuring optimal reliability and operational efficiency by designing and planning, system and application maintenance schedules, policies and procedures
Supporting application development, integration and support team members in the resolution of technical problems including troubleshooting, issue identification and resolution
Providing knowledge- base documentation identifying problems, and their resolution
Actively participating in departmental meetings, training, and education
Completing assignments and special projects as requested

Lead Systems Architect Examples


Lead Systems Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead systems architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead systems architect
  • Develop, deploy, conduct testing, and support data warehouse components including ETLs, data models, cubes, and dashboards/reports
  • Work with Microsoft BI stack including SSIS, SQL Server, SSAS, SSRS, and Power BI
  • Lead the data warehouse software development lifecycle and provide mentoring
  • Manage deployment and provide production support on recurring ETLs
  • Carry out research into emerging technologies in data warehousing
  • Perform other IT related duties which may be assigned from time to time
  • Technical Lead for design and development of new functionality for this set of systems as we expand to cover the Fixed Income and Wealth Management Divisions
  • Serves as a both coach and mentor across multiple audiences, representing both Sales/CRM subject matter Enterprise Architecture standards, methods and best practices
  • Supports customer deliverables
  • Conducting a Technical Review to out brief the results of the System Assessment
Qualifications for lead systems architect
  • Solid knowledge in SQL, DAX, and dimensional data modeling
  • Professional information technology experience installing, maintaining, and/or modifying Microsoft Active Directory AD, operating system and/or network operating system software and associated hardware
  • Professional level experience in managing, driving a team of highly skilled engineers from conceptual development through implementation of complex IT systems
  • Professional level experience in designing and implementing enterprise level systems and scalable solutions
  • Professional level experience in designing and implementing systems management tools, including centralized configuration tools, monitoring tools, and management tools
  • Knowledge of information security techniques in high

Lead Systems Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of lead systems 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 lead systems architect
  • Lead a large development team distributed across Singapore and Hyderabad
  • Ensure the successful delivery of the committed book of work, covering both the major change programmes business enhancements
  • Looking for a hands-on technologist at heart, who keeps up with the current developments in technology and financial industry, including the FinTech space
  • Provide technical leadership, guidance and support to identify and resolve architectural and design issues
  • Create and establish ARIS models in compliance with GITIS Services ARIS standards
  • Lead ARIS modeling Team
  • Accountable for enterprise-wide system performance with regards to multiple IT technologies and the underlying components
  • Collaboration with various teams from WellMed, Optum, OptumCare and IRM/EIS surrounding design, planning and implementations of data center, servers, storage, networking, performance monitoring, business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Provide direction and guidance to WellMed and Optum infrastructure teams with regards to data center, servers, storage, networking, performance monitoring, business continuity and disaster recovery best practices and enterprise guidelines, strategies, and initiatives with the goal of enhancing system performance and documentation while creating a cohesive environment
  • Analyze business requirements and ensure that solutions meet established IT policies and controls
Qualifications for lead systems architect
  • Must have hands-on technical working experience in J2EE (JSP, Servlets, EJB, XML, Java)
  • Willing & able to be a Pega Systems Subject Matter Expert (SME) that acts as a resources to the organization
  • Degree/Post-Graduate Degree in computer science, math or engineering related discipline
  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific or technical discipline is required with 5 to 8 years of general engineering experience
  • Experience using automated tools to create enterprise architecture models, content, and visualizations (e.g., IBM Rational System Architect)
  • Knowledge of and analytical skill in researching relevant Federal Government and VA Laws, Regulations, Policies, and Directives (LRPDs) in support of strategic planning

Lead Systems Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a lead systems 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 lead systems architect
  • Partner with business owners, application teams, and the broader Optum Technology teams to define/enhance IT solutions in order to meet both business needs and performance, operational and security requirements
  • Review on an ongoing schedule existing architectural documents to provide feedback to applicable technology teams on recommended process and system improvement and policy changes related to IT system architecture
  • Serves as a key resource to work with various technical teams to diagnose troubleshoot Tier 3 (complex and/or critical) issues across multiple technology boundaries
  • May manage relationships with suppliers/vendors
  • Drive the architecture for key cross team / cross product development projects (via architecture/design documents and developing code key modules)
  • Establish software development patterns and best practices via examples and shipping code
  • Mentor and build world-class high-performing engineering and data science teams
  • Apply architecture best practices that helps increase execution velocity
  • Develop architectures that are inherently secure, robust, scalable, modular, API-centric and global
  • Define deployment topology by working with peers across the technology organization
Qualifications for lead systems architect
  • Typically requires BS, CS, University degree or equivalent plus practical experience in construction, engineering or telecommunications
  • 5+ Years minimum of Business Analyst experience
  • MUST have Life and Annuity Experience (Client side preferred)
  • Experience as a Business Lead for an implementation
  • Experience working and collaborating with Business Stakeholders, Clients, Account Managers, Technical Architects and Project Managers in an Agile team
  • Comprehend and translate business requirements into technical specifications

Lead Systems Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead systems architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead systems architect
  • Originate, innovate and collaborate on co-development and co-innovation projects with cable operators, vendors, wireless forums, SDOs, and the academic community
  • Develop innovative concepts and applications participating in our innovation process including ideation, market and customer validation, and patent disclosure
  • Work on a Proof of Concept to streamline the technology process for loading vendor data feeds
  • Apply significant knowledge of Investment Management processes, financial industry trends and developments, Emerging technologies, ETL and Business Intelligence tools to improve service to our Business Partners
  • Resolve production application issues
  • Provides technical direction for the design, development, and systems integration utilizing various technologies and translate application storyboards and uses cases into functional application
  • Participate in Architecture groups and develop technical architecture of systems that support business groups
  • Help drive code quality, organization, and automation
  • Improve company’s technical awareness, depth and use of technology across the business
  • Utilizing technical knowledge in data analysis tools and techniques to drive project delivery and work with senior management/business users to determine timelines and develop cost-effective budgets and resource plans
Qualifications for lead systems architect
  • Strong experience with technical documentation (UML, Sequence Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams, Use Cases, Functional Specifications, High Level Design)
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft datacenter products (Active Directory, Exchange)
  • Understanding and proficiency of common programming / scripting languages (Python)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, orEngineering or military experience
  • At least 1 year of experience in requirements gathering and writing
  • At least 3 years of experience in system integration

Lead Systems Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lead systems architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead systems architect
  • Define related HW, SoC, and SW architecture together with the experts from these areas
  • Identify and drive optimizations of all ingredients in our platforms, SW, FW, HW, CPU, Graphics, Display Engine, PMIC, and other Multi-media components such as IPU
  • Guide different teams, like HW architecture, SW, and System-on-Chip SoC to achieve the respective power goals
  • Define main feature deliveries for power optimizations
  • Responsibility to manage and drive technical relationship with other system, implementation, and verification groups spread in different geographical regions
  • Starting from the initial phase you will be involved in architecting the BSS and OSS
  • Provides architectural and technical consultation services to IT and its business partners
  • Think creatively to provide innovative solutions to IT and the rest of the business community
  • Provide leadership to cross functional teams related to architecting, designing, and deploying enterprise-scale systems
  • Provide technical oversight to multiple project teams involved in upgrades, consolidation, and enhancements of technology, applications, and data
Qualifications for lead systems architect
  • Master’s Degree and 7+ years of functional and technical experience (hands-on and management) in the core end-to-end Record to Report processes
  • Proficient use of code versioning tools such as Git
  • Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, formal methodologies and disciplines for delivering new applications or enhanced features
  • Experience in the telecom or data centre industry is an asset
  • Must be very technical, analytical, solution oriented, able to propose and follow through both transformational and incremental change
  • Able work in a fast-paced, often unstructured environment and handle ambiguity

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