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[Expired] Principal/ Senior/ Solution Architect (Microsoft Technologies) - (01RGL)

Posted On :15 Sep 2013


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Degree
  • Field of Study: Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • Years of Experience: 5
  • Skills: ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library), Interpersonal skills, Communications skills

Job Descriptions


  • To architect complex infrastructure solutions for government.
  • To mentor consultants and provide technical leadership within division.
  • To identify opportunities and risks for delivering the client's services including identification of complementary services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success.
  • To identify technology trends and evolving social behaviour that may support or impede the success of the business.
  • To evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms for delivering the client's services.
  • To participate as a member of the division's technical leadership team in establishing governance and control to ensure that objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately and the organization's resources are used responsibly, particularly in the areas of infrastructure services, network, server and application solutioning.
  • Collaborate with the appropriate divisions to assess and recommend technologies that support company organizational needs.
  • Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide ICT plans in specific technology tracks.
  • Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan.
  • Communicate the technology strategy and architecture to client's management, staff, and stakeholders.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices. Publish technology papers. articles and blogs.
  • Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the division.
  • Engage stakeholders and present in forums on technical solutions and best practices.
  • Ensure client's technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Position Requirements

  • Degree and post graduate degree in computer science/ engineering preferable.
  • 10 years or more experience with 5 years or more as a Solution Architect or similar capacity.
  • Experience in designing and managing large ICT projects.
  • Deep understanding of one or more technical disciplines (Such as Network, Directory Services, Messaging, Client Technologies, Server, Software Development, Security, Database) with breath of solutioning experience.
  • Technical Certifications such as MCA, MCSE, MCSD, CCDA, CCIA, CCNP, SCEA, ITIL, CISSP preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to envision services that meet customers' needs or solve business problems.
  • Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications.
  • Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management.
  • Familiarity with enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan.
  • Exposure to business theory, business process development, governance processes, management, budgeting, and administrative operations.
  • Familiarity with government an advantage
  • Proven leadership ability.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional service orientation.
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Team player who is proactive, quality-conscious and results-oriented, and yet willing to coach colleagues in areas that they specialise in.

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