Solution Architect Senior

Posted 18 August 2023
Location Oklahoma City, United States of America
Job type Full Time

Job Description

Solution Architect Senior

Location: Oklahoma City, OK


Leads IT and business unit members in the design of solutions that combine business process, information, applications and technology to solve business problems.

Level of Responsibility:
Complex responsibilities related to primary focus of job area. Uses best practices and in-depth business knowledge to solve complex problems and improve products or services. May adapt procedures, processes and techniques to meet the more complex requirements of position.

Essential Functions:
  • Act as Technical Lead for portfolio projects and small enhancements – coordinating with technical teams, business, BRM and Enterprise and Security architects.
  • Define requirements for Service Providers for proposed solution architectures, both service based and custom development, for technical security compliance.
  • Design all functional and technical aspects of a service.
  • Design solutions based on a security architecture risk assessment.
  • Develop a service design to meet requirements for security and service level requirements, leveraging standard service building blocks as much as possible.
  • Work closely with client and Supplier Subject Matter Experts, architects (e.g. representing areas of expertise, individual technologies or Service Towers) and other stakeholders, to review new or changed service requirement.
  • Responsible for assurance that delivered solution aligns to original solution architecture and meets all requirements for security, availability and alignment to Enterprise architecture.
  • Identify solution gaps and work to define mitigation actions or alternative solutions.
  • Responsible for addressing solution design issues that may arise during project activity.
  • Track all non-compliances and any remediation where Suppliers are not compliant with current Architecture standards and guidelines.
  • Develop and align solutions with service Architecture standards and policies, and maintain compliance with such standards and policies.
  • Help define contents of RFP’s and participates in the review of responses to RFPs and submitted solutions for feasibility of architectural requirements and compliance with client standards and policies.
  • Review new work or projects for Enterprise Architecture compliance.
  • All other duties as assigned

Working Conditions:
  • Office environment.
  • May work hours outside normal workday/workweek. Solution Architect Senior

Special Safety Requirements:
  • All positions in which driving is an essential function of the job, regardless if the job code is marked safety sensitive or not, will also be included as safety sensitive. Individuals in positions in which driving is an essential function are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the company's Drug Testing Plan.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Architectural certifications in appropriate domains.
  • Skilled with ERP and Microsoft development, operating system, security and collaboration platforms.
  • Skilled with release management and ITIL disciplines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both a formal and informal setting.
  • Ability to make presentations to all levels of the organization.
  • Strong facilitation skills.
  • Exceptional leadership, planning, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Ability to translate complex business issues into feasible/technical solutions.
  • Ability to function in a customer oriented, team environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot highly complex issues.
  • Strong ability to understand impacts of solution architecture on corresponding design
  • Build and test efforts.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong problem assessment and analytical skills.

Education/Work Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in MIS, CIS or other directly related discipline, and 6 years experience in building IT solutions documenting and defining Architecture (data, applications, security); Or
  • In lieu of degree, 12 years experience in building IT solutions documenting and defining Architecture (data, applications,
  • security).

Medical/DOT Requirements:
  • Pre Employment Drug Screen