Principal Solutions Architect Job Description

Principal Solutions Architect Job Description

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Principal solutions architect provides strategic direction and oversee the integration of emerging Big Data platforms and tools for advanced analytics including machine learning/data science that drive business value.

Principal Solutions Architect Duties & Responsibilities

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Assist in establishing program budget and timelines
Troubleshoots software application errors and outages
Provide technical viewpoints during key interactions with external vendors including the generation of RFPs, vendor selections, vendor roadmap discussions and other key processes
Available to work outside of business hours as required
Provide thought-leadership and architectural guidance/reviews on strategic AX implementations
Represent AX R&D in complex deals by providing functional and technical consultation
Assist the core AX R&D team develop the right scenarios and features to address Enterprise needs
Support AX Solution ISVs and Partners
Lead a team of architects in delivering program offerings
Manage Enterprise customer escalations

Principal Solutions Architect Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Principal Solutions Architect

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AWS, CISSP, CCSK, CCNA, TOGAF, CECP, MEF, LINUX, ITIL, RHCSA

Education for Principal Solutions Architect

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Employers hiring for the principal solutions 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, Technical, Engineering, Math, Business, IT Management, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Architecture, Communication

Skills for Principal Solutions Architect

Desired skills for principal solutions architect include:

Software development tools and methodologies
AWS services
Customer base and industry verticals
Market segments
Big Data
Machine Learning
Mobile applications

Desired experience for principal solutions architect includes:

Passionate to lead a team of smart motivated individuals on delivering world class software and deliver value iteratively to customer
Expertise in performance optimization of data schemas, high volume data platforms and scale out techniques
Familiar with secure development techniques and understanding of data platform technologies such as SQL Server, Azure SQL and Document DB
10+ years of experience as a Software Engineer/Architect working on industrial strength software and a proven track record of technically leading commercially successful software products
Build AX POCs and solutions
Demonstrated ability to identify implementation issues, determine root cause by collecting data from various sources, and determine solutions that account for business needs drive implementations to success

Principal Solutions Architect Examples


Principal Solutions Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of principal solutions architect. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for principal solutions architect
  • Supports the design and development of the technical architectural content defined in SOW
  • Provide clear direction to a multi-domain team of Solution Architects
  • Select or propose 3rd party suppliers/products
  • Work with the Alexa product teams to define platform requirements
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the teams responsible for architecting, implementing and performing continuous improvement to products
  • Provide leadership to the management team
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of best practices surrounding architectural design and applications development, inclusive of development technologies and best practices
  • Provides leadership and strategic direction architecture improvements to improve customer satisfaction, speed of development, cost of development, implementation, and ease of maintenance
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the software architecture function responsible for creating, implementing and performing continuous improvement to software architecture duties
  • Responsible for collaborating on and setting cloud vision
Qualifications for principal solutions architect
  • A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent OR related professional experience is required
  • 5 years + of related technical sales knowledge with WAN technologies IT Services such as managed security, cloud computing, virtualization and Hosted VoIP
  • Experience working in a solutions sales organization with an advanced understanding of sales cycles and solutions selling process
  • Experience in Middleware /integration technologies such as WebSphere MQ Series, MuleSoft, JetterBit
  • Expertise in Risk Management as a discipline
  • Author or contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers, tutorials, blogs

Principal Solutions Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of principal solutions 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 principal solutions architect
  • Expert understanding of existingreference architectures internal IT standards and incorporation of those in IT Customer Care solutions
  • Works with potential customers to identify and understand mission needs and to vet approaches
  • Solutions should ensure 100% uptime using Blue/Green & A/B deployments strategies
  • Architect fault tolerant, self-healing cloud deployments using industry standard cloud providers on-prem IAAS offerings
  • Solutions should include monitoring, audit trail and notification process using industry standard tools such as AppDynamics, CA Wily, Sitescope, Cloud watch, Cloud trail
  • Architect cloud solutions that are cloud provider agnostic and implement a "Infrastructure as code" strategy to environment builds using Terraform, Cloudformation and Ansible
  • Architect SCM branching strategies specifically as it related GIT workflows
  • Design single click environment builds that include post verification and automated testing
  • Business solution portions of the project Architecture Definition Documents
  • Solution Selection analyses (where existing solutions are evaluated or new solutions may be required to adequately meet business capability needs)
Qualifications for principal solutions architect
  • Experience architecting or deploying Cloud/Virtualization solutions in enterprise customer environments is a must
  • Deep knowledge of layer 2 technologies, including MPLS and Ethernet
  • Data Modelling and Information Management
  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent
  • Six to ten years of relevant experience in a Telecommunications Software environment where at least 5 of those years are in a Lead Solution Architect position or equivalent
  • Deep knowledge of industry verticals, manufacturing, public service, financial services

Principal Solutions Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a principal solutions architect. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for principal solutions architect
  • Translate business requirements into architectural and functional engineering content solutions
  • Evaluate and incorporate other Bentley engineering products such as iModel, Substation Design, and Deliverables Management into the Engineering ECM solution
  • Deep technical understanding of Bentley products, including content migration approaches, workflow processes, and integrations with other content management systems such as OpenText and SharePoint
  • Deep understanding of engineering business processes and content, along with methods for improving operational efficiencies
  • Oversee and lead the development and implementation of engineering content solutions for various projects to ensure business requirements are met and implementations are successful
  • Progressively makes critical recommendations that define a specific direction for content system(s) in terms of implementation, enterprise architecture standards, operations, and maintenance
  • Enables the overall vision that underlies the projected content solutions and transforms that vision through execution into the solution
  • Promote collaboration across technical domains and across IT departments
  • Develop and support cost strategies, Basis of Estimates (BOEs)/Bill of Materials (BOMs), and associated rationale
  • Strong understanding of integration points between modules (especially MM, LE, FI/CO, namely in the areas of Tax, Pricing, Intercompany, Purchase to Order, EDI and Third Party Ordering)
Qualifications for principal solutions architect
  • Very good knowledge of Object Oriented Programming Design Patterns & Enterprise Patterns and SOA design patterns
  • Airline industry experience will be welcome
  • Process Improvemen
  • C#, ASP.Net, MVC, WPF
  • JavaScript, D3.js, Angular JS
  • Azure networking features & constraints (and their AWS equivalents), including VPN, ExpressRoute, IP address assignment

Principal Solutions Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a principal solutions 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 principal solutions architect
  • Lead a team to create, enhance and maintain Solutions Blueprints, Solutions Architectures, and other artifacts within the SA stream for projects
  • Scope evaluations and guide prospective customers through successful technical evaluations and proofs of concepts
  • Contribute to building best practices, repeatable methodologies, and tools for sales and engineering teams
  • Presales technical support for the development and implementation of complex solutions and services
  • Use deep product knowledge to provide technical expertise to sales associates and the customer through sales presentations and product demonstrations and prepare detailed product specifications
  • Cover an account base that includes several Telco customers
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for RADAnalytics and JBoss Data Grid
  • Deliver middleware enablement training to students in India and the Asia Pacific (APAC) region and other via in-person and online classes
  • Establish relationships with key industry influencers - both technical and business, building a trusted advisor status and enlisting them as Azure cloud advocates
  • Foster relationships with senior leaders at key industry customers and partners, to better understand their business and technical challenges and needs around digital transformation
Qualifications for principal solutions architect
  • Ability to work with and lead team members and Clients in the exchange of business and functional knowledge
  • Use of formal methods to guide and drive the development of solutions, management of work and production of deliverable’s
  • Experience in the development of Reference Architectures and Proof of Concept the ability to conduct technology reviews, undertake a review of complex application portfolios and recommend a transformation strategy
  • Knowledge Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards
  • Support Marketing and Sales events – conferences, trade shows, demonstrations, webinars
  • Knowledge of common attack vectors and intrusion methodologies (i.e., advanced malware and non-malware attacks, targeted phishing attacks, command/SQL injection, DDoS, XSS, brute force, buffer overflows)

Principal Solutions Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a principal solutions architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for principal solutions architect
  • Create industry focused technical content, videos, and demos - showcasing architecture and best practices to address technical challenges, targeting beginner to advanced content
  • Publications in industry and technology popular press
  • Deliver training - online and in-person, to educate and upskill on building solutions in the cloud, to address common categories of industry problems
  • Participation in influencer engagements, such as MTC events and EBCs, product engineering customer satisfaction programs
  • Engage directly with customers and partners to understand what the incentives and obstacles to cloud computing are
  • Involvement in building of such solutions with champion customers in proof-of-concept projects, to validate the thinking and gain practical implementation experience
  • Share knowledge and guidance through various breadth channels
  • Involvement in research, delivering summary findings, providing thought leadership about industry trends
  • Competitive analysis and win back review of lost opportunities, to better understand how to win and drive adoption against the competition
  • Solution Architecture design delivery
Qualifications for principal solutions architect
  • 10+ years overall IT experience with a focus on Software
  • 5+ years (expert level) experience with enterprise Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, Cloudera)
  • 1+ years focus (advanced-expert level) with Azure including hands on experience (building microservices using service fabric, experience with iOT suite)
  • Experience with integrated public cloud services
  • Strong experience analyzing and identifying applications for cloud assessment and fit, mapping workloads across IaaS, PaaS and private clouds
  • Experience in implementing using Azure PaaS services like web sites, service fabric, SQL Azure database, noSQL storage, service bus, Web Jobs, cloud services, Remote Apps

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