Solution Architect

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Solution Architect

Category: Architecture

Main location: United States, Florida, Fort Lauderdale

Position ID: J0524-0327

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We're a hard-working team of tech enthusiasts and professionals on a mission to reshape the future. We've got everything from pioneering projects that challenge your skills to an encouraging and inclusive work environment that fuels your growth. Plus, we offer unparalleled opportunities for professional development, empowering you to stay at the forefront of the ever-evolving tech landscape.

We are on the lookout for a seasoned Solution Architect to join our team! This role will be responsible for providing technical leadership in the design, documentation, and review of technology solutions that meet the business and IT needs of the organization. This individual will also be responsible for providing technical leadership for projects and will be accountable for the end-to-end solution and delivery. Individual will be the focal and escalation point for all -technical delivery issues on these efforts. Must have experience with PaaS providers such Microsoft Azure and knowledge of supporting systems within cloud infrastructures.

This opportunity requires a candidate to work in a hybrid model three days per week in the Fort Lauderdale, FL, area.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Responsible for the architectural design (Solution and Data) and ensures compliance of solutions to Enterprise Architecture Principles and Technology Architecture Patterns.

• Accountable for technical delivery for assigned projects (Solution and Data).

• Leverage the current and approved technology portfolio, enterprise architectural standards, and established patterns to create solution and data designs that deliver the required business capabilities.

• Collaborate with other architects, developers, and engineers to create synergies and drive technology reuse within and across projects.

• Collaborate with IT management and business stakeholders to help gain consensus and drive decisions required for projects and/or initiatives.

• Approval of detailed technical designs and vendor technical designs to

• Ensure the adherence to enterprise standards

• Reduce complexity

• Increase reusability

• Drives down costs and complexity by using enterprise standards

• Designs solutions that meet the best interest of multiple stakeholders including those of the project and enterprise level

• Designs solutions that leverage enterprise tools and have reusable components and services

• Works with business users to reduce technical complexity introduced by business requirements

• Ensures designs meet business requirements

• Provide recommendations that yield efficiencies in technology support costs and improve performance while meeting customer requirements.

• Provide leadership and mentoring to less experienced associates.

• Translate highly technical problems in a manner that can be understood in business terms to a variety of audiences including project managers and business executives.

• Present recommendations and solutions clearly and concisely and can focus on key points to portray the intended message or purpose.

• Driving desired outcomes and decisions through trust and influence

• Acts as the lead Technology Services representative in the delivery of technology solutions

• Provides overall technical leadership and directs teams in the delivery of technology solutions.

• Collaborates with Project Managers, Portfolio Managers, and technical stakeholders to deliver on the following responsibilities for end-to-end technical delivery.

• Partners with PM to ensure a successful release to production including transition activities

• Assesses risks, anticipates bottlenecks, provides escalation management, and collaborates to drive toward mutually beneficial outcomes

• Drives to effectively resolve and provide awareness for technical issues and risks

• Manages the partner relationship to ensure delivery of technical work done by 3rd party partners or vendors.

• Provides feedback on the performance of internal technical team members to their leaders

• Ability to work effectively with all levels of an organization, either independently or as part of a team

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Can leverage the organizational structure and, through using interpersonal relationships, influence others to drive decisions quickly

• Excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate with groups across ITS, our business customers and partners

• Candidate must be highly accountable, drives for results

• Ability to follow/implement guidelines and technologies to develop solution architecture for their respective business unit

• Develops and documents the framework for integration and implementation for changes to technical standards

• Contributes to and participates in Architectural Governance Processes and Procedures

• Evaluates the end-to-end solutions and oversees the solution architecture components

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Strong Software Development - advanced knowledge in multiple of the following:

• Microsoft .NET, .Net Core, C# and Key Frameworks

• Microsoft Azure Components & Architecture

• SQL / DBA Technologies

• Web Services / SOA / SSO Technologies

• Messaging technologies

• API technologies

• GitHub / Jenkins

• CI/CD Development

• Architecture knowledge

• Must have experience with delivering cloud-based solutions (private and public)

• Troubleshooting skills - advanced level required to troubleshoot the solution across both software and infrastructure components.

• Stays informed of current industry trends and emerging insights and keeps skills current with modern technologies and tools.

• Domain Knowledge in Software Development, Software Design

• Must have experience / background with systems integration.

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, and/or 10 years related experience in an IT discipline.

• Must have 7+ years application development experience.

• Must be able to assist / coordinate vendor management activities.

• Must have proven track record of out-of-the-box thinking.

• Oversees and directs technical staff activities (design to implementation / warranty)

• Evaluates business requirements and high-level designs for delivering proper solutions.

• Systems analysis design and debugging of new systems / integrations.

• Escalation of issues or options and facilitates technical sessions with resolution.

• Skilled with knowledge transfers

• Ability to support and troubleshoot complex integrations and data components.

• Works with geographically dispersed teams.

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 $97,700 - $213,800.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through June30, 2024.

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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 employment;

• 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

Skills:

  • GitHub

  • SQL

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, pregnancy, 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, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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