Architect - Technology
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
1d 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 crosslinkages 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 / tradeoffs based on current system context / industry practices and clarify the requirements by working with the customer.
  • Solution Definition :

  • 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 intransition 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.
  • Project Management Support :

  • Assist the PM to identify technical risks and comeup with mitigation strategies.
  • 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 crosssolutionize across project(s) within or outside the BU .
  • Must Have Skills

  • Microservices
  • Portfolio & Project mgmt (PPM)
  • Enterprise Architect
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