Architect - Technology
Cognizant
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
20h ago

Qualification :

Science / Engineering graduate

Responsibility :

Innovation and Thought Leadership :

  • • Participate in external forums (seminars paper presentation etc) to showcase Cognizant capabilities and insights under guidance of senior team members.
  • • Understand client's existing business and explore new avenues to save cost and bring process efficiency.
  • • Identify business opportunities to create reusable components / accelerators and reuse existing components and best practices.
  • • Support the patent filing process for the IP assets created (applicable to some CoEs).
  • Technology Consulting :

  • • In collaboration with the Sr Architect analyze application / technology landscape process tools and arrive at the solution options best fit for the client.
  • • Analyze Cost Vs Benefits of solution options.
  • Support Sr Architect to create a technology / architecture roadmap for the client.
  • Alliance Management :

  • • Identify alliance partners based on the understanding of service offerings and client requirements.
  • • In collaboration with Sr Architect create a compelling business case around the offerings.
  • • Conduct beta testing of the offerings.
  • Knowledge Management & Capability Development :

    • Publish and Maintain a repository of solutions best practices and standards and other knowledge articles.

  • • Conduct and facilitate knowledge sharing and learning sessions across the team.
  • • Gain industry standard certifications on technology and architecture consulting.
  • • Support Technical skill building (including hiring and training) for the team based on inputs from project manager.
  • • Mentor new members in the team in technical areas.
  • Gain and cultivate domain expertise to provide best and optimized solution to customer.
  • People Management :

  • • Set goals & Manage performance of reporting team members.
  • • Provide career guidance to team members.
  • Asset Development and Governance :

    • Understand the plan for asset development.

  • • Design assets as per plan (if required).
  • • Conduct pilot run / review to validate the assets as feasible.
  • • Track utilization of reusable assets / architecture components across the organization.
  • Sales Support and Project Estimation :

    • Support for developing RFPs and collaterals for proposals from a technical solution / estimation / risks perspective.

  • • Conduct demo's and arrange for the demos based on client profiles if required.
  • • Anchor proposal development with cross linkages across multiple competency units to arrive at a coherent solution proposal with focus on presenting unique value propositions and clear differentiators.
  • Requirement gathering and Analysis :

    • Work with customer and other teams to collect analyze and understand the requirements including NFRs.

  • • Analyze gaps / trade offs based on current system context / industry practices and clarify the requirements by working with the customer.
  • Solution Definition & Design :

  • • Develop / Enhance the solution architecture (Application / technical / Infrastructure as applicable) meeting functional / non functional requirements and aligned to industry best practices.
  • • Solution Design (including Data modeling Application design Infrastructure design Team structure) & Capacity sizing to meet the requirements & SLAs of target state and in transition as applicable.
  • • Identify Proof Of Concept testing (POC) needs and conduct POCs as applicable.
  • • Identify need for developing accelerators and Develop as applicable specific to the engagement.
  • • Identify key technical metrics to measure the SLA / requirements compliance.
  • • Define adopt and create required documentation on standards and guidelines.
  • Stakeholder Management :

    • Monitor the concerns of internal stakeholders follow through on commitments and achieve timely resolution of issues.

  • • Conduct initiatives to meet client expectations.
  • • Work to expand professional network in the client organization.
  • Business and Technical Research :

  • • Analyze market trends / client requirements / secondary research.
  • • Identify new ideas and provide inputs to senior stakeholders for developing blueprint / PoC.
  • Brand Building :

    • 'Organize / Participate in events like webinars boot camps seminar conference client conference to showcase the capability.

  • • Identify opportunities to cross solutionize across project(s) within or outside the BU.
  • AWS IoT
  • REST / API Service Testing
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