The Solution Architect will play a key role in gathering requirements, and directing the activities of the rest of the team. This role requires excellent attention to detail, as you will frequently need to examine specifications and translate them into guidelines that shape project development.
Duties and Responsibilities
Gather Functional Requirements during the project development lifecycle from clients/users.
Develop schedules or test plans, prepare documentation, and present project guidelines and milestones to team members.
Determine project scope before any major work begins. May conduct extra research on a client’s systems and configurations to determine whether added time and work is necessary.
Oversee the activities of a team, answer questions or helping to resolve issues as they arise. This aspect of the role requires the solution architect to ensure that specifications and requirements are clearly articulated to their teams.
- A degree in either computer science, information technology, information science, or a related area
- Solution architects need to be highly technical and able to translate functional requirements into solutions. .
- Professional level network certifications, such as CISCO or Fortinet would be an asset.
- Because of customer support requirements, you must be able to obtain a Secret level clearance.