Conceptualize and document the global architecture by analyzing the impact of integrating and implementing new products, services, IT solutions in the existing
architecture, defining and documenting standards, procedures, guidelines to be followed by other team members.
Challenge the received business requirements to clarify all values and benefits for the demands, proposing implementation strategies to deliver the highest business value first.
Define sustainable technological solutions that meet business/IT goals and that are aligned with IT strategy.
Propose solutions and ensure that the systems meet the business needs, Non-Functional Requirements, performance, scalability, flexibility and security best practices.
Create solution definitions that describes components/applications, integration, interfaces, data architecture (data flows, migration, ...).
Ensure that solutions are aligned in close collaboration with all IT areas (Technical architecture, Operations, Development teams, IT Security,...).
Validate third party solution designs and their impacts with the current landscape
Ensure a good and clear communication level with all BT and Business areas
Align different solution proposals with the development teams to collect their feedback & estimations.
Present different (unbiased) technological solutions with pros & cons, cost & resource estimations.
Support initiatives and project delivery, providing expertise, through the review and change of initial solutions, ensuring compliance with initial design principles and business
requirements in order to promote alignment with IT and business strategy.
Create and Maintain the architecture solution documentation
Provide support to the development and operational teams to solve technical complex issues
Perform analysis of technological related market trends and business needs, determine the impact of these developments on the architecture, anticipating changes and proposing technological investments.
Intervenes and contributes to committees and/or workgroups at an internal and/or external level, sharing its experience and thorough knowledge within the department.