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Solution Architect

We are looking for a reliable Solution Architect to provide solutioning for our enterprise customers. The solution architect will understand the customer's requirement and translate it to the technical teams and will work closely with our internal teams on deliverables in time.


IT and Development Industry

efghThe IT and Development department is the department within a company that is charged with establishing, monitoring and maintaining information technology systems and services.


What to expect from the role

  • Work experience with different systems, software, and hardware.
  • Opportunity to work on IT projects.
  • Exposure to IT and development.
  • Work in collaboration with a team.
  • Guided by experts and professionals in the field and learn on the job.


Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of customer requirements.
  • On the implementation of the provided solution.
  • Document the solutions.
  • Escalate issues at the right time to the management and avoid last-minute shockers.
  • Work closely with the involved teams and drive teams towards the deliverables.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports


Requirements

  • BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proven working experience in enterprise technical projects or IT projects.
  • Excellent domain knowledge.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Deep understanding about all the apps that are involved.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.


Average Salary

On average $125,509 per annum.

Source - glassdoor.com

Career Path

Solution Architect is a job role that requires a certain amount of experience. It is the role responsible for understanding customer requirements, carry out the necessary solutions and document them. This job is fully exposed to the IT industry. Although it is not an entry-level job, it is a stepping stone if you are looking to make a career out of IT and Development. Here are a few steps you can take towards this job role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • A Master’s degree in similar discipline is preferred.
  • 3-5 years' experience in system engineering and IT support.


Career Progression

With appropriate experience in the job role, you can move onto other jobs such as:

  • System Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Technical Support Engineer


Sample Questions

Personal
  • Why did you choose a job in IT and development?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • What efforts do you take to stay up to date with tech trends?

Human Resources
  • How comfortable are you working with flexible timings and being available for emergencies?

  • Would you be willing to work weekends if necessary?

  • If you heard that an employee was violating office conduct, what would you do?

Management
  • What made you want to join our organization?

  • How would you handle a situation where your solution wasn’t agreed upon?

  • Are you a lone worker or a team player?

Technical knowledge and skills
  • How do you go about finding a solution, what is your process?

  • What software are you comfortable working with.

  • Describe a time you had to come up with a solution in less time, how did you handle it?