Services Architect Job Description

Services Architect Job Description

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Services architect provides leadership in the area of business intelligence technologies, architectural best practices, and emerging BI trends.

Services Architect Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Coordinate with practice advisors for successful architectural engagements
Mentor field technical roles on Financial Services solutions, platforms, and customer considerations
Answer product related queries and recommend best practices, when required
Provide feedback to the Development Team on Product Roadmap, feature enhancements, test cases or run tests
Contribute to high level of customer satisfaction, Keep customer abreast of problem status, set clear expectations, and provide timely follow-up
Developing prototypes of solutions which can be used by partners and clients
Training and mentoring of technical areas of responsibility to others who need it
This role is responsible for the design, configuration, implementation, management and strategic planning of all activities relating to core compute services
Candidate must have experience with supporting large, complex and heterogeneous system and network installations
Candidate must have strong scripting and programming experience

Services Architect Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Services Architect

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, NPX, NPP, TOGAF, AWS, VCP, CCNA, DDPS, ACF, CCSA

Education for Services Architect

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Employers hiring for the services 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, Business, Technical, Information Technology, Education, Math, Graduate, Design, Technology

Skills for Services Architect

Desired skills for services architect include:

Agile methodologies like Scrum
Design Patterns
OOPS concepts and SOLID design principles
Product and solution capabilities and limitations
Current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to architectural solutions
Business Intelligence & Analytics industry and best practices

Desired experience for services architect includes:

Expert knowledge of script languages (Python, perl, Powershell) a plus
Experience with system automation (Chef/Puppet) is a plus
Experience with Windows AD and Antivirus is a plus
Experience with PXE, HTTP/s, FTP is a plus
Experience with Linux/Windows security is a plus
Ability to work on complex issues which include complex data collection and analysis

Services Architect Examples


Services Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a services architect. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for services architect
  • Develops departmental specifications, policies, procedures, architectural diagrams, and standards to guide the management of various compute services
  • Responsible for ensuring that policies, procedures and standards are being adhered to
  • Manages and coordinates work with other MTS departments to deliver services
  • Participates actively in the planning of MTS Infrastructure strategy to meet the business goals of the company
  • Acts as a technical project manager where needed by preparing project plans, interacting with other departments and guiding IT resources
  • Develops evaluation parameters for technological enhancements
  • Reviews and recommends technology to MTS Infrastructure management and participates in the systems planning process
  • Translate business requirements into architectural framework and design
  • Work with business partners, application leads, project management group and other stakeholders to develop architecture and design deliverables
  • Assess the architecture options and come up with recommendations that are in-line with the strategic vision for the enterprise wide best practices
Qualifications for services architect
  • Ability to develop project plans and schedules to complete complex projects or new product development
  • System administration experience with Linux systems (setup, installation, maintenance) for individual development/test/staging/production systems
  • Ability to perform well in very dynamic environment
  • Computer networks and Network security
  • Experienced, focused, performance-driven and professional to serve as a technical evangelist for the NaviSite product set
  • 3 or more years’ experience in a senior IT architectural/engineering role with a similar suite of product lines or service offering (hosting, outsourcing, ISP, networking, DR Planning, cloud computing etc…)

Services Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a services 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 services architect
  • Proactively identify and suggest architectural improvements to as-is Systems
  • Facilitate and lead in the evaluation and selection of commercial-off-the-shelf product evaluation, frameworks and open source platforms
  • Demonstrate the technical ability to clearly identify customer requirements
  • Develop, implement, and provide continuous monitoring and improvement for our service delivery processes
  • Possess a strong understanding of current data networking concepts
  • Work closely with IT engineering and Operation teams to identify product goals, define feature requirements, and prioritize deliverables
  • Team with outside customers, potential customers, and partners
  • Develop ‘micro’ Vertical expertise in order to support multiple opportunity types
  • Demonstrates ability to balance Customer needs with the needs of the Business
  • Orchestrate the overall solution to meet the customer requirements, addressing solution and implementation approach, completing effort and cost estimates for the proposed solution leveraging and coordinating input from other Solutioning team members and subject matter experts as required
Qualifications for services architect
  • Experience with Javascript, Angular.js, and Twitter Bootstrap a plus
  • Full understanding of multi-tiered, load-balanced, redundant infrastructure
  • Virtualization using VMware and Citrix
  • Virtual data center and cloud technologies
  • Active Directory/Active Directory Federated Services Design, implementation, management
  • This position requires a strong knowledge across all areas of infrastructure

Services Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of services 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 services architect
  • Support and reflect relevant regional and global services strategies into the services deals constructed, such as driving increases in remote share and use of the Pre-assembly service for RDS’s
  • Responsible for contribution of services solution content to the proposal response, including reviewing, writing, or editing, aligned with the proposal win themes
  • Able, where relevant, to undertake short term (days) billable/chargeable expert services engagements (such as QA service reviews, Expert on Demand, expert advisory to projects as required or limited part time)
  • Assessment of project data at project completion and through comparison to proposal data determine lessons learned and refinement to be included in future solution proposal (closed loop for continuous improvement)
  • Support the sales motion and value proposition, driving NWS/PCB for Managed Services Partner with Pursuit Leads to drive solutions leading to successful customer engagements Develop and drive execution of the Managed Services business and technical strategy in collaboration with appropriate parties
  • Drive discovery sessions with customers to define goals, scope and ultimately estimates for services
  • Effective practice execution, demonstrating executive maturity as part of a high performing team
  • Act as project technical leader to key customers as required by the business
  • Provide oversight to engagements and provide assistance and oversight for recovery of select critically troubled engagements
  • Drive customer satisfaction, ensuring initial customer expectations and conditions of satisfaction are set and met
Qualifications for services architect
  • Hands on experience with cloud technology such as AWS and/or Microsoft Azure
  • Application integration, including integration of client-server and /or web solutions, middleware, and mobile technology
  • Proven success with IT infrastructure transformation and datacenter migrations
  • Wide background experience with multiple operating system environments, Windows running on various hardware platforms (ex
  • Microsoft certificate services
  • Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager

Services Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a services 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 services architect
  • Drive the appropriate Managed Services NWS, CSAT and other business metrics and KPI's as assignments allow
  • Drive the sales process to completion coordinating all deployment resources and documentation such as timelines, proposals, Statements of Work, RFP responses, Sales Handovers
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently architect and implement Clarity
  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced team members
  • Help build the knowledge base including lessons learned, best practices, tools, and methods and learning events using SharePoint as the enabling technology
  • Mentor Junior level Associates through example and sharing of knowledge of all products within a Brand
  • Consult with key clients on technology strategies with a Brand area
  • Provide on-site and remote assistance to the beta programs for the assigned products
  • Recoginized subject matter expert for a product or solution (deep knowledge in implementation/architecture and provide knowledge transfer)
  • Provide feedback to the product brand to assist with product, development, marketing and quality of the solutions (Released & Beta)
Qualifications for services architect
  • Highly experienced managing external partners and vender relationships
  • Ability to drive major changes via formal and informal influence
  • Excellent, demonstrated creative and practical problem-solving and issue resolution skills
  • 7-10 years IT Services and Outsourcing Experience
  • Been involved in medium to large Managed Services type of pursuits as a Solution Architect/Deal Architect
  • Understands the core principles around Applications Management, Portfolio Rationalization, Global Delivery, Productivity Levers, and IT Transformation

Services Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of services 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 services architect
  • Provide an annually updated Direction Statement of the Workplace domain (future) and turn this into a multi-year roadmap, aligned with business needs, SLA and contract agreements
  • Develop and maintain the architecture policies & guidelines for directing and steering AH-IT’s internal organization and our external suppliers with a close eye on balancing technology solutions versus costs
  • Accountable for designing the standard service catalogue for the Workplace Services domain
  • Assure the Workplace Services environment is kept healthy over-time by defining the Lifecycle Management roadmap
  • Actively spot Continuous Service Improvement (CSI) opportunities to simply & improve AH’s Workplace Services that results in a significant reduction of incidents and/or costs
  • Leading architecture- or technical teams, necessary to realize the above mentioned
  • Connect systems architecture to the business collaboration needs of the company by working closely with key stakeholders and partners
  • Build and maintain the current-state, interim-state and future-state collaboration platforms and services architecture views for the enterprise
  • Design and participate in the deployment of our enterprise employee identity federation platform Okta as we move enterprise identity beyond our digital borders
  • Participate in Microsoft Active Directory future-state design and Okta integration discussions
Qualifications for services architect
  • PowerShell, VBScript, Perl, VB.Net, C#
  • Has experience in analyzing RFP requirements and Ticket Data to come up with hypotheses and conclusions towards Solution Modeling
  • Is familiar with cutting edge concepts like Autonomics, DevOps, As a Service Models, and their impact on AMS and ITO delivery
  • Is able to put on a Pursuit Leader hat if the situation so demands
  • Experience in virtualizing enterprise applications (SQL, Exchange, Oracle)
  • 5 years in professional services technical consulting in the data networking space

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