Bridge the gap between business problems and technology solutions
Determine the best solution among all possible to solve the existing business problems
Provide specifications according to which the solution is defined, managed, and delivered.
Lead the architecture and strategy process, defining requirements, phases, and creating designs during the project execution.
Provide strong technical oversight and subject matter expertise during the delivery phase.
Act as a mentor, coach and escalation point for all project resources.
Partner with the Sales team to drive services sales within the practices and build a pipeline.
Work with the Practice leads to further develop the workgroup resources and team development.
Drive process improvement, delivery efficiency, and project profitability.
Manage the end-to-end life-cycle of a product / service (Development, Test, Deploy, Support)
Managing delivery of multiple Cisco projects, point of contact for clients
Experience in architecting or engineering with Public Cloud & Cisco Private Cloud (if already at Cisco)
Passion for DevOps and Containers
In Solutions Architect role in current work/in the past with hands on experience to work along with the team.
Must have a passion for technology and problem-solving
Able to work individually and with a distributed team
Experience in an agile development environment (Scrum or Kanban)
Strong commitment to quality, attention to detail, and user experience.
Excellent communication skills with an ability to develop drawings and documentation to communicate complex problems and solutions to both engineers and non-engineers.
Desire to learn constantly and dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies.
Experience using Containers and orchestration frameworks (e.g., Docker Swarm, Kubernetes).
Experience designing and building interfaces (APIs) and custom protocols.
Experience designing and building event-driven microservice-oriented cloud architectures.
Experience developing new products and technology with an agile team.
Senior level experience delivering software in an agile software organisation required
Experience focusing on software architecture and related infrastructure required
Experience as a lead managing distributed teams along with stakeholder management & handling client contracts (new & renewal)