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Job ID 133704 Date posted 07/21/2021 Location : Nanjing, China | Shanghai, China

Job Purpose and Impact

The Solution Architect supports the comprehensive high-level architecture, functionality, economics and architecture compliance of solution options for the applications portfolio. In this role, you will develop solution architecture at a project level in collaboration with other architects, global and regional teams and subject matter experts from business units. You will bring your understanding of both technical and functional design and perspective from all architecture domains and current best practices into the solution design in support of portfolio capabilities.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and maintain solution architecture by leading solution definition, solution architecture reviews, solutions selection efforts and adherence to architectural processes and team plan and strategy.
  • Provide governance, strategic consultation and recommendations for business process design, business intelligence design, software development architecture, application frameworks or interfaces during the design and ongoing care of solutions.
  • Partner with business leadership to understand how data will be leveraged as a competitive advantage and promote architectural methods and solutions to enable business value.
  • Review new projects and architecture solutions, ensuring they are aligned with the enterprise architecture and meet financial targets.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and utilize this knowledge to educate both information technology and the business on opportunities to build better target architectures that support and drive business decisions.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience in architecture and collaborating with regional and global project teams to define business requirements and deliver solutions that meet business goals
  • Experience in developing integrated solutions involving process, data and technology
  • Knowledge and ability to support translation of business needs into solution architecture requirements, application of multiple technical solutions to business problems and estimation of the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of all components of enterprise architecture
  • Excellent project management, planning and organizational skills
  • Experience in business strategy development
  • Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
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