Job Description :
Position : Technical Architect
Location : Albany, NY
Duration : Fulltime (Permanent)

Technical Skills
1. Thought leadership in defining and detailing along with Customer business & IT stakeholders a Digital Journey Roadmap across CRM, Omni-Channel, Portals, Mobility, 360 degree views, digitized Workflows.
2. Strong conceptual understanding of both Integration (API / Webservices) and Enterprise Data Architecture and MDM to support above Digital Roadmap
3. Any exposure to these technology stacks will be preferred: Salesforce platform, service/sales/community cloud, Salesforce Health Cloud, Sitecore, MuleSoft.
4. Strong Communicator who can conduct executive education session on Digital and evangelize Digital across enterprise
5. Any Healthcare exposure will be added bonus.

Overall Skills
1. Full life cycle experience, responsible for the development of a complete set of architectural views
2. Experience of at least one of the commonly-used methods, notations and tools (E.g. Rational Suite, Artisan, System Architect, UML, RUP, others)
3. Experience of software development methodologies and structured approaches to system development
4. Led pre-sales solutioning and customer presentations
5. Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detailed design.
6. Systems thinking - the ability to see how parts interact with the whole (big picture thinking)
7. Knowledge of the business for which the enterprise architecture is being developed
8. Interpersonal and leadership skills - Communication(written/spoken), collaboration, facilitation, and negotiation skills
9. Strong business analysis skills and experience, including functional decomposition, requirements capture, process modelling. Strong knowledge of design and architectural patterns.
10. Sound knowledge of common architecture frameworks like Zachman or TOGAF etc

Good to have
1. He/She must be comfortable with leading a cross-functional team of architects and analysts within business, application/systems, data/information and technical architecture disciplines.
2. He/She must be experienced in presenting and explaining the architectural views to clients at all levels from technical/IT staff to Board/Director.
3. Played significant role in propagating/selling/revenue generation on significant solution accelerators/differentiators/IP
4. Played significant role in business development for large customers
5. Presented papers/technical forum participation in global forum