Senior Manager, Solutions Architect

Deloitte Technology Information Technology Posted: 07-Sep-2022

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Position summary:

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting-edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with other experts in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?

Want to make an impact that matters? Consider Deloitte Global.

Work you'll do

  • Provides technical and architectural leadership on various business and enterprise applications. Works with architecture, development, and infrastructure teams to produce an optimal, high level, conceptual design for the project. Develops enterprise level solutions that integrate across applications, systems and platforms.
  • Acts as key technical trusted advisor and understands and contributes to product visioning, feasibility and architectural approach definition.
  • Manages and mentors other studio architects; approves application architecture designs, and lead technical design sessions with architects and developers. Provides guidance, oversight to the Development organization engaged on projects.
  • Partner with Product Owner and other stakeholders to understand the high-level requirements and business objectives, future strategic direction of the business/function; and make recommendations for business prioritization, roadmaps and product improvements. Provide leadership in refining the product backlog from an architectural standpoint.
  • Defines application technology strategy and architecture to ensure alignment with technology industry and Deloitte global standards, application technology roadmap, and business needs. Researches emerging technologies and solutions to solve complex business problems. Proposes and maintains reference architecture.
  • Recommends changes in process, policies, and standards as they relate to the architecture and design principles.
  • Manages end to end delivery of projects including hands on involvement in architecture and design phases, creating/ documenting solution architecture/DAD. Enforces standards, procedures, and methodologies for architecture through the evaluation and adoption lifecycle.
  • Communicate with senior leaders regarding the architecture, discuss problems and recommend solutions and improvements.
  • Partners with business analysts, systems analysts and engineers to define and review requirements. Advises and consults senior leadership on costs, benefits, and implementation of technology solutions.
  • Facilitates and drives the analysis, design, and architectural definition of innovative solutions to address business and user experience requirements.
  • Coordinating vendor engagement, assessment and selection. May manage relationship with outside vendors.
  • Build, design and implement high-volume, high-scale responsive web front ends, web APIs, data analytics and machine learning solutions in the cloud. Bring new ideas in cloud, analytics, and machine learning software development.
  • Maintains relationships and collaborates with architects in other Architecture, Enterprise Architecture domains including application, infrastructure, security and business domains. Participates in architectural peer review activities, and performs design reviews to ensure alignment to the architectural approach

What you'll be part of - our Deloitte Global Culture:

At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and implement global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network.

In Deloitte Global, everyone has opportunities. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark.

Who you'll work with:

Deloitte Technology works at the forefront of technology development and processes to support and protect Deloitte around the world. In this truly global environment, we operate not in "what is" but rather "what can be" to help Deloitte deliver and connect with its clients, its communities, and one another in ways not previously conceived.


  • 12+ years progressively senior experience in application architecture with a dot net (primary) and Analytics (Data Warehousing experience will be nice to have)
  • Proven experience architecting, delivering, and supporting highly available and performant systems
  • Proven technology leader across cloud, data, infrastructure, APIs, and front-end technologies
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of Solutions Architecture and Enterprise Applications and hands on experience to create and document solution architectures.
  • Extensive experience in following key domains (Applications or Technology) and a good understanding of both of these domains and their relationships. Specific experience in the following:
  • Strong experience to lead delivery and solution architecture for dot net and Analytics, data management based platforms and solutions
  • Strong understanding of cloud hosting in a public, private and hybrid environment. Cloud Architecture (Azure experience required, AWS and GCP preferable)
  • Strong understanding of Software Defined networking, storage and compute
  • Cloud Native application architecture
  • Understanding of service strategy and service management
  • Strong understanding of enterprise solutions including the following: Technical design (OOD/OOA, SOA, Micros Services and Web Services).
  • Experience in data warehousing, data integration, ETL [e.g. Microsoft SSIS] and be able to apply this knowledge in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with multiple software platforms including Azure PaaS services: Azure SQL DB, Azure data factory , Azure Storage; AWS PaaS Services
  • Experience in data visualization tools such as Tableau, QlikView, Qlik Sense, Power BI, Microsoft SSAS
  • Experience with scalable implementations using Microsoft SQL Server
  • Ability to work with newer technologies like Artificial Intelligence, RPA, machine learning etc.
  • Strong understanding of software development lifecycle methodologies (Agile) and application lifecycle management (ALM) methodologies and delivery and testing through continuous integration and delivery.
Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver presentations to executives to gain consensus, including an ability to translate complex technical topics to audiences with a range of technical and non-technical sophistication.
Understanding of one or more of the following desired (not required):
Azure qualifications
TOGAF / Zachman, Service / Vendor management and strategy e.g. ITIL
  • 10+ years experience in technical leadership on large enterprise projects around applications architecture , Technology architecture subject matter experience across multiple technical areas and business segments and teams.
    • Architecture standards design and implementation (including strategy, user experience, performance, controls, stability, quality, innovation, and enterprise security requirements)
    • 10 years of overall IT Service and operations experience.
Project software development life cycle experience; complete understanding of design and project management of business software solutions; strong channel specific business and domain (functional/technical) knowledge

How you'll grow:

Deloitte Global inspires leaders at every level. We believe in investing in you, helping you embrace leadership opportunities at every step of your career, and helping you identify and hone your unique strengths. We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.

Benefits you'll receive:

Deloitte’s Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do—that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being needs. We provide the benefits, competitive compensation, and recognition to help sustain your efforts in making an impact that matters.

Corporate citizenship:

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.