EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over.
As a Shared Business Platform’s Solution Architect, you will be responsible for delivering platform solution designs and architectures as part of a product team using COTS, MOTS and custom developed applications hosted using IaaS, PaaS and SaaS hosting models.
Our mission is to help build a better working world and we can’t do it without the right people exceptional people who want to work with the best, develop their skills as leaders and create positive change.
What are you going to do?
Liaise with clients and business representatives to understand the needs of business
Liaise with other professionals to design solution architecture for businesses and clients
Create and review architecture and solution design artifacts
Evangelize re-use through consumption and expansion of shared platforms
Enforce adherence to architectural standards / principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.
Proactively provide guidance on DevSecOps methodologies, standards and leading practices
Guidance of engineering staff and reviews of as-built configurations during construction phase
Provide insight and direction on roles and responsibilities required for platform / product operations
Identify, communicate and mitigate Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Decisions throughout full lifecycle
Using strategic thinking, consider the art of the possible, compare various options based on feasibility and impact, propose actionable plans and roadmaps that balance tactical and strategic needs
Ensure that solution architecture (software and programs) designed are in sync with business needs
Review the proposal of vendors and suppliers to ensure that quality inputs are delivered at the least possible cost
Monitor the activities of external programmers or developers on IT solution projects
The role is primarily an individual contributor in the global Shared Business Platforms : Design & Engineering team; works with architecture leaders and peers, project managers, engineers, business analysts and business stakeholders to drive a project’s progress and ensure success.
Must be able to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal
Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills that are required to operate as a leading member of global, distributed teams that deliver quality services and solutions
Able to distill complex technical challenges to actionable decisions for stakeholders
Defining and negotiating the intersection of complex system dependencies and interactions
Guide project teams by building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary
Excellent technical architecture skills in the context of global platform / product design, service management and lifecycle management
Ability to rapidly explore and navigate complex and evolving organizational structures
Ability to rapidly learn new and emerging technologies and developing a vision of their suitability and role as a new product within a platform landscape
What do we need from you?
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalency (CS, CE, CIS, IS, MIS, or engineering discipline)
Minimum of 15+ years overall IT industry experience
Minimum of 5+ years in a solution architecture role using service and hosting solutions such as private / public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms .
Minimum of 2+ years in a platform / product architecture role
Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions for Microsoft-centric and / or Open Source solutions based on industry standards using any Microsoft Azure service.
Experience with any of the following : O365, Azure, Azure Stack, Azure AD
Experience with any claims based authentication (SAML / OAuth / OIDC), MFA, JIT, and / or RBAC
Knowledge of cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc.
Experience with mission critical technology components with DR capabilities
Experience with multi-geo, multi-tier service design and management
Configuration management and automation tools such as Ansible, DSC, Puppet, Chef, Salt, etc.
Software development full lifecycle methodologies, patterns, frameworks, libraries and tools
Relational, graph and / or unstructured data technologies such as SQL Server, Azure SQL, Azure Data Lake, HD Insights, Hadoop, Cloudera, MongoDB, MySQL, Neo4j, Cassandra, Couchbase
Data movement and transformation technologies such as Aspera, MoveIT, Azure Data Factory, SSIS, Pentaho, Alteryx
Visualization tools such as Tableau, Spotfire, PowerBI, D3, Scrapinghub
Data Analytics tools including Azure Stream Analytics, SQL Analytics, Data Lakes Analytics, SPSS
AI and Machine Learning tools such as Azure ML, Watson, AWS, etc.
Delivery using common methodologies especially SAFe Agile but also Waterfall, Iterative etc.
Certification Requirements (at least one) : Microsoft MCSA / MCSE, TOGAF, Zachman, ITIL, Cisco, (ISC)2, CEH, SAFe, PMI, etc.
Shift : Monday to Friday 9-6PM
Location : Microcentro
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