Job Description :
Job title: Solution Architect Location: Columbia, SC Duration: Long term Pre-requisites Should have minimum 12-14 years of IT experience with at least 2 years working as Solution Architect/ Enterprise Architect Must have sound understanding of multiple technology platforms (e.g. .Net, Java, SQL) /frameworks/middleware products, types of applications and business domains. Should be able to recommend standards with respect to business processes automation and technology/design choice Must have architected and designed minimum 2 enterprise applications Must have managed large enterprises and minimum 2 application portfolios Must have ability to effectively present solutions to business and technical groups and drive them towards common goal/objective Must have undertaken onsite assignments in consulting roles to provide technical solutions to business-critical problems, proof-concepts, architecture evaluation for customers and partners Mandatory Skills Manage an application portfolio and set the technology directions for the same Identify means of reducing TCO of a portfolio through application portfolio rationalization. Should be able to view the big picture and suggest value-adds for the business Build Enterprise Reference Architecture (ERA) & conduct workshops to validate Reference Architecture Possesses strong ability to translate demanding business needs to end-to-end solution architectures Proficient in Architectural Analysis/Reviews, Evaluation of products/tools, Portfolio assessments, Gap analysis and building technical roadmaps Define Process & Governance models by aligning with Business & IT teams Comprehensive process and data trend analysis, Proof of Concepts and create Decision Analysis Reports to support ERA Credentials Preferred (Good to have) TOGAF / Zachman Certified Architect