Solutions Architect

Detroit, MI

Solutions Architect

Category: Architecture

Main location: United States, Michigan, Detroit

Position ID: J0424-0105

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a talented and experienced Solutions Architect to join our dynamic team in Detroit. As a Solutions Architect, you will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing innovative technology solutions that address our clients' complex business challenges. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams and engage with clients to understand their requirements, architect scalable and robust solutions, and provide technical guidance throughout the project lifecycle. This is a strategic role that requires strong technical expertise, exceptional critical thinking skills, and effective communication abilities.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Collaborate with clients, stakeholders, and project teams to understand business

requirements, identify technical challenges, and define solution objectives.

• Design end-to-end technology solutions that align with business goals, leveraging a

variety of technologies, frameworks, and platforms.

• Create architectural diagrams, system blueprints, and technical documentation to

effectively communicate the proposed solutions to both technical and non-technical


• Evaluate existing systems, infrastructure, and applications to identify areas for

improvement and propose architectural enhancements to optimize performance,

scalability, and security.

• Conduct feasibility studies and proof-of-concepts (POCs) to assess the viability and

effectiveness of proposed solutions.

• Provide technical guidance and mentorship to development teams, ensuring

adherence to architectural standards, best practices, and coding principles.

• Collaborate with project managers, business analysts, and other stakeholders to

define project scope, deliverables, and timelines.

• Stay up to date with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices to

continuously enhance technical expertise and propose innovative solutions.

• Participate in pre-sales activities, including client meetings, solution presentations,

and proposal development, to demonstrate technical capabilities and contribute to

business growth

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or a related field. A

master’s degree is a plus.

• Proven experience as a Solutions Architect or a similar role, designing and

implementing complex software solutions for the manufacturing, automotive, or banking


• Strong technical knowledge across a wide range of technologies, including but not

limited to cloud computing (AWS, Azure, or GCP), databases, APIs, microservices,

DevOps, security, and data integration.

• Proficiency in architectural design principles, patterns, and methodologies.

• Experience with Agile development methodologies and familiarity with tools such as

JIRA, Confluence, or similar.

• Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze complex technical

challenges and propose effective solutions.

• Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to convey

complex technical concepts to diverse audiences.

• Leadership qualities and the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.

• Relevant certifications are highly desirable.



CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $108,600 - $186,600.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

· Competitive base salaries

· Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the

company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to

a maximum, for their job category

· 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

· Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

· Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical,

dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of


· Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college

savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management

programs and more


  • Automotive

  • DFS / FRS

  • DigitalTransformationConsultng

  • Systems Architecture

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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