Primary Job Description:
Our Client helps clients transform their Business and IT. To accelerate businesses across the globe, we seek applications for an elite team of Enterprise Architects specializing in Cloud and advising on the strategic journey to Cloud.
This team is an intrinsic part of the Cloud Capability team and have a single focus on positioning End-to-End Cloud Solutions at the heart of the Transformation projects Cloud Enterprise Architects bridge the gap between business and technology speaking the value language of business and technology to Clevel executives. They combine a deep understanding of technology, applications, industry best practices, business processes and architectural patterns to drive end-to-end cloud transformation initiatives that meet the business objectives of our customers.
Applicants should be senior IT architects with significant experience of helping businesses transform their IT cloud-based approach for example by moving to a standardized, consolidated and more agile IT estate, application modernization, cloud adoption and rationalization.
Plan, design, and architect platforms and software related to cloud, including project management and strategic planning.
Deep understanding of Business & Process Architecture (High Performance Business Model) of clients and their optimal mapping to Information and Technology architecture while enabling cloud.
Exposure to Cloud Platforms (e.g SAP/Oracle Cloud Landscape, Cloud Foundry/OpenSHift in PaaS, Google/MSFT/AWS etc) and/or Leading SaaS (SFDC, Workday etc.) Solutions in the market - understanding their roadmaps and high level SWOT analysis
Understand Agile & DevOps, Cloud Security & Cloud Integration
Understand New IT technology and methods that enable cloud deployment - e.g. Design Thinking, AI, IoT etc.
Understand enterprise architectures and cloud reference architecture
Experience designing service management, orchestration, monitoring and management requirements of cloud platform
Ability to design cloud-first business process optimization roadmap leveraging technology enablers (SaaS, PaaS and Cloud Integration)
Architect and coordinate various cloud migration solutions; provide various options for application implementation, modernization, and rationalization.
Assess the clients environments and prepare the roadmap on the migration to cloud solutions.
Bring in deep understanding of SaaS and PaaS information models (Data Models, Information Flow, and Integration) and technology architecture elements (Security, Design, Development, Deployment, Monitoring etc.)
Responsible for driving requirements for integrating cloud capabilities and scenarios supporting the as-a-service model, including cost efficient solution architecture.
Act as a technical liaison between clients, account teams and implementation teams.
Responsible to map and refine industry aligned Client Business and Process Architecture for an optimal end-to-end Cloud implementation and optimal Business Value
Responsible to manage the reference architecture and facilitate the end to end Technical architecture of a cloud solution by leading cloud solution architects and SMEs (SaaS, PaaS, iPaaS, Security, etc.)
Responsible to build competency within Cloud SA and SMEs for cross-leveraging Technical and EA skills.
Responsible to provide optimized application portfolio in cloud first approach and roadmap to future-readiness with Cloud in co-ordination with Migration and Modernization SMEs
Bachelors degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Masters in IT, Information Management etc. with 12+ years of progressive IT industry experience.
5 years of domain experience in 1 or 2 industries - Can articulate the industry operating model and processes and understand the technology and information architecture critical/unique to the industry
4-6 Experience in Cloud - Deployment Models, Service Models, Technology Components and Technical Architecture of Platforms, Security etc.
3-5 years of experience in Enterprise and/or Technology Architecture - deep understanding of any EA framework (TOGAF, Zachman, etc) and Technology components like Integration (SOA, Middleware, API), Security, DevOps etc.
2-4 years of experience in IT Operating Model domains with some exposure to Governance, KPIs, Org Structure, KPIs etc. in context of Cloud Adoption
Any PaaS or SaaS Certification.