Technology Architect Qualification BE / B Tech / Product certifications especially for Cloud products Responsibility Design ?
Understand various functional and non functional requirements. ? Break down the requirements into smaller modules. ? Apply knowledge of product provided frameworks for effective design.
Provide inputs for categorizing critical and noncritical requirements. ? Develop proof of concept. ? Implement key integration patterns using relevant integration technology.
Understand implications of performance and security in solutions. ? Provide inputs in designing end to end solution from a technical perspective.
Review and approve system architecture design. ? Expert knowledge of development lifecycles such as Agile methodologies.
Present the architecture to customers and seek signoff. ? Work on specific test cases for technology intensive modules such as multicloud integrations, cloud security.
Coding. ? Analyze allocated task and understand BRD, low level and high level design. ? Allocate modules to developers for coding.
Provide guidance to developers and set standards. ? Understand and educate the team on the database concepts. ? Write efficient queries and understand logical and physical data models ?
Review pseudo codes written by developers and provide a go ahead for code development. ? Prepare for incremental code creation and unit testing.
Oversee development process and update Project Manager on development progress. ? Identify future product version releases and implications on code.
Use internal reusable components or vendor specified accelerators for coding. ? Review final codes written by developers on adherence to standards / functionality and approve for testing.
follow up with Developers to ensure integration of components (input / output). ? Troubleshoot critical technical issues.
Address and resolve escalations related to critical technical issues. ? Prepare weekly / monthly reports on the project and share with client / Project Manager.
Ensure all system builds are prepared on time. Testing. ? Review test cases written by team Provide support for development of integration test cases as required.
Participate in defect triage meetings with the team and identify actions to reduce defects. ? Include positive and negative test cases to check functionality.
Check if peer review is completed at each step of test execution. ? Review, analyze and validate results. ? Follow up with team assigned for rework on code defects and close the same.
align technical component testing with sprint methodologies of testing. ? Attend QA audits as and when required. ? Monitor system builds Signoff on test cases created by team.
Discuss results / actions from NFR testing and signoff on the same for system testing / NFR. ? Collaborate with Cloud Success Managers on signoff of cloud custom components (as needed).
Suggest and leverage automated testing tools for performance validation. Deployment Support and Closure. ? Create strategy for roll back.
Conduct dry run on pilots. ? Monitor the processes are being followed. ? Document changes in the system. ? Resolve issues that arise during project deployment / closure.
Check that all action items mentioned in the deployment checklist have been completed. ? Post final acceptance, conduct all closure schedules.
Provide support in creation of a final project report. ? Conduct handover to AVM team. ? Monitor all system / security administration activities and ensure all audit requirements are met.
Service Support and Maintenance Release Management. ? Review incident / problem / change management plan created by team.
Track issue / problem resolution. ? Conduct RCA. ? Define communication and issue resolution matrix. ? Drive and implement best practices for resolution of issues.
Liaise with business users / SMEs to resolve issues if required. ? Review patch fixes created to prevent recurrence of complex problems ?
Track adherence to SLAs. ? Guide team members in the course of incident / problem management. ? Conduct change impact assessment.
Collate change records. ? Share change records with relevant stakeholders. Knowledge Management. ? Create and update knowledge articles in the knowledge management repository.
Provide guidance to team members to maintain all documentation related to project. ? Conduct KT sessions. ? Create knowledge articles on the problem, workaround solutions.
Monitor and report the usage of knowledge articles. Maintain knowledge management database. Training and Recruitment / People Management.
Provide assistance in selection of representative employee groups for training. ? Conduct training. Mentor team members in project teams with respect to product and domain skills on projects.
Conduct technical, face to face interviews with candidates and support recruitment process. ? Set goals for team members and monitor performance.
Coordinate with the project / program manager in understanding how the employee can better contribute to the project, seek feedback and address concerns.
Conduct performance appraisal for team members. ? Organize team initiatives on a periodic basis. Project Planning and Set up.
Understand resource plan. ? Plan for knowledge enrichment, change management and quality management. ? Conduct estimation of time utilization of different resources and activities ?
Identify appropriate processes based on project landscape. ? Identify gaps and advise on improvements if required. ? Share inputs in creation of project plan with Project Manager.
Review hardware / software requirement plan. ? Validate system build. Understand the test strategy, evaluate the design and identify gaps in the test plans, if any.
Define KT plan. ? Customize project management system. ? Define standards and set Cognizant 20. ? Provide all support required during presales activities.
Requirement Gathering and Analysis.