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Director/Solution Architect

Category: Architecture

City: Burlington, Massachusetts, US United States

Position ID: J0221-0868

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. CGI, founded in 1976 on the concept of creating an organization focused on delivering results and exceeding client expectations. At CGI-Burlington, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

As the Director, Consulting Expert within the New England Region, you will be a thought leader, spirited, engaging with clients, and internal members. You will have a passion for solving complex technology problems in the Retail industry to support the business strategy. This role will require extensive experience in architecting and deploying mobile, online and cloud-enabled business applications. The ideal candidate possess hands-on experience in coding, deploying distributed architectures and platforms, implementing large-scale SaaS or Cloud solutions. The Expert is expected to interact with senior stakeholders to provide overall direction for the enterprise architecture for one or more Omni-channels to modernize the clients operations, ecommerce, planning, inventory and fulfillment supply chain functions.

The Director consulting expert, will work closely with various parts of the CGI organization as well developing trusted relationships with CGI clients' to develop solutions, and manage large programs/projects end-to-end. The Expert will also help provide presales support and execution of the strategic account plan to help grow revenues in existing and new accounts in the Boston metro marketplace.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• You will lead the initiation, planning, and execution of complex programs and projects. You will ensure all delivery issues are addressed on time, and the CGI quality standards are met while bringing the best of our products and services to our clients.

• You will be building an agile delivery team and taking an active part in transforming the overall CGI delivery and solutions to accommodate the changing market and technology landscape. As a lead on the programs, you will be managing yourself and your team's delivery, team’s growth, and technology proficiency.

• You will be providing presales support and coordinating with other CGI organizations around you to envision, prepare the solution, and negotiate solutions for our clients. You will also be CGI client's delivery and technology partner, aligning the client's vision with CGI solutions and capabilities.

• You will continue to cultivate your technology skills, lead, coordinate, and drive the decision-making process for crucial technology decisions.

• You will proactively identify any issues and guide to resolve program and team challenges in a global delivery model setup.

• You will mentor and take a proactive position in improving CGI teams' skills and capabilities.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 15+ years of minimum IT and Consulting Services experience with strong retail and manufacturing background

• Master's or Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or any other related field

• Strong background and recent hands-on experience in Agile Delivery and Solution Architecture

• Excellent communication skills with strong persuasiveness to inspire customers and colleagues to bind them

• Experience designing and maintaining the target application architecture and assess the impact of the future business architecture on existing and future applications

• Experience in digital, data, cloud computing technologies

• Extensive experience in developing concepts, solutions, and/or propositions in the field of digitization and transformation to the Cloud

• Ability to understand 'Big Picture' as well as to dive into project-level details. Ability to establish and manage programs and projects 'at scale' in a global setup

• Experience in working with senior client-side stakeholders

• Experience in supporting presales from developing solutions to client presentations

• Exposures to one or more retail packages like Manhattan, Oracle RPAS, JDA

• Experience with creation of business case and Total Cost Ownership (TCO) models for solution designs is a plus.

• Experience presenting in Industry forums or client stakeholders to share point of views on Retail technology trends, implementation best practices and solutions is highly desirable

• Experience in executing programs related to platform modernization, re-platforming of large-scale solutions is a plus

• Experience and a good understanding of big data solutions and integration architecture knowledge is a plus

Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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