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EY Digital Solution Architect - Tech Consulting Senior in Raleigh, North Carolina

Digital Solution Architect - Tech Consulting Senior


Requisition # UNI00FTF

Post Date Nov 10, 2020


At EY, there is no such thing as a typical day – every day brings forth new objectives and challenges to solve. We are seeking well qualified, passionate individuals who are keen to solve client challenges, provide exceptional client service to align with EY’s purpose of Building a Better Working World.

EY’s Technology Transformation - Architecture practice is seeking well-qualified End-End Digital Architects at the Senior and Manager level. Our architecture practice is recognized by industry analysts as a leader in leveraging business and enterprise architecture to drive strategic business transformation through enhanced IT capabilities. We serve clients across all major industries and work with organizations of different sizes, helping guide them to achieve business success while delivering strategic IT value. Our practice currently has 300professionals worldwide and is rapidly growing to meet increased client needs.

EY’s architecture practice focuses on the following capabilities:

  • DigitalBusiness Transformation via Technology: We blend strategic use of digitaltechnology with business acumen to strategize the future, design future statecapabilities, and then, assist in leading their implementation

  • ArchitectureDesign and Solution Implementation : We design and implement creativearchitecture solutions for our clients’ enterprise end-end digital needsincluding helping modernize legacy technology by leveraging modern web, mobile,cloud, social computing, search, eCommerce, Internet of Things, Microservices,DevOps, Content Management, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and otheremerging technologies to create best possible customer, employee, supply chainand partner platforms and experiences with strong emphasis on all layers ofarchitecture (strategy, organization, capabilities, processes, data,applications and underlying technology infrastructure).


As a Senior Consultant (or a Managing Consultant) in the Architecture practice, you will play a very critical role in executing our go-forward strategy and assisting organizations through their architecture journeys. We look for individuals who have a keen critical thinking mindset and who have a passion to solve complex business and technology challenges. You can expect to work across multiple industries in diverse teams, tackle unique client challenges and in the process learn a whole lot by developing a holistic view of the architecture.

The key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Advising organizations in imagining, designing, and implementingcompetitive business capabilities that harness emerging and scaled technologies(web, mobile, cloud, social computing, search, eCommerce, microservices,Devops, Identity and Access, Internet of Things, Content Management, ArtificialIntelligence, Blockchain and other emerging technologies)

  • Assisting in research and use of industry standard frameworks andpatterns

  • Working with project teams to establish overall enterprisearchitecture landscape that converts strategic outcome to various solutionarchitecture areas including technology, information, data, security, andintegration

  • Developing target state solution architectures, performarchitectural assessment and gap analysis and help formulate the overallsolution strategy and roadmap

  • Assisting senior architects with building out referencearchitectures and guiding clients through the execution of reference architecture

  • Specially focus on exceptional experience, scale, security andvalue extraction from suggested technology sets

  • Working with project teams to translate solution architectures toimplementation artifacts including code, configuration, environment and othersto name a few. It is critical for our architects to work with engineering teamsto guide teams and shape in delivery including taking a role in performingproof of concepts and other incubators that help in translating solution todeployments

  • Serve as an evangelist for 1-2 areas of emerging technology

  • Team with client technology professionals, and/or third-party strategicalliances

  • Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally andexternally


To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • A bachelor's degree with approximately 5+ years of related workexperience in an architecture or related discipline; or a graduate degree and3+ or more years of related work experience, or 10 or more years of overallrelated work experience.

  • Three plus years of experience in least two of the followingareas:

  • Large scaleweb and mobile app development

  • Large scaleeCommerce deployment

  • Large scaleContent Management

  • Large scaledata and analytics with mix of traditional warehousing and dealing withunstructured data (e.g. Hadoop) and modern deployment in cloud environments

  • Large scaleInfrastructure Management (Cloud adoption for Iaas, PaaS or SaaS)

  • Digitalsupply chain and digital factory environment

  • Socialmedia and social collaboration in consumer and employee spaces

  • Deploymentof enterprise search, knowledge management

  • Deploymentof emerging technology (e.g. artificial intelligence, facial recognition,blockchain etc. in production)

  • Large scaleidentity and access management deployment

  • Large scaleInternet of things deployment (Industrial IoT or consumer IoT)

  • Large scalemicroservices implementation (OpenShift, Cloud Foundry, Mesosphere etc.) withflexible development frameworks (Springboot, Lagom etc.)

  • Large scaleexperience with non-traditional databases and app frameworks (e.g. SMACK, RAILetc.)

  • Large scaleDevOps and CICD automation

  • Experience working with product suites e.g. Microsoft, Java,Oracle, IBM, Amazon, Salesforce etc. to name a few

  • Experience supporting one full-lifecycle project – from analysisof business and technology requirements to design and build scalable enterpriseapplication architectures and recommend courses of action to ensure technologyis consistent, usable, secure and adds value to clients’ businesses

  • Solution architecture experience with focus on technologyarchitecture, information architecture, data architecture, applicationarchitecture, security architecture, and integration architecture

  • Ability to use architecture frameworks, patterns and best practices,technology vision, opportunities and challenges, in addition to exploringemerging technologies and innovations

  • Hands-on programming experience in various development platforms

  • Experience participating in governance processes e.g. ARB is hugeplus, Drive the definition and adoption of enterprise reference architecturesand development standards using frameworks like TOGAF, Zachman

  • A strong understanding of DevOps principles with experience ineach of the DevOps areas of practice (Source Control – TFS, GIT, GitHub, CI –MSBuild, Test/Automated Test- XUnit.

  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, clientservice and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in furtherdeveloping and integrating enterprise business processes with technology skills

  • An aptitude to handle complexity and ambiguity.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute tasks and deliver projects.

  • Willingness to be a part of high-performing teams in a diverse anduncertain business environment

  • Current knowledge of global industry and IT trends and the impactthat these might have on an organization

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients andvarious stakeholders

  • Ability to work individually with minimal supervision

  • The successful candidate must also be willing and able to travel70-90% of the time.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Fluency in the development and use of solution architectureframeworks and patterns.

  • Experience learning and implementing technologies from a broadspectrum, including working familiarity from one or more technologies likecloud development, AI, blockchain, and Internet of Things (IOT) technologies

  • Certification in solution architecture, e.g. Java EE EnterpriseArchitect, from a recognized organization

  • Experience in similar consulting firms and demonstrated trackrecord of providing consulting services to organizations

  • Experience with systems integration (including delivering projectsrelated to COTS, custom, ERP, CRM solutions etc.) and deep expertise insoftware development methodologies (agile, waterfall).

  • Familiarity and exposure to Enterprise Architecture frameworks andmethodologies (Zachman, TOGAF, Gartner, etc.).

What we look for

  • Well qualified candidates with experience in client serving roleswith professional services organizations

  • Technical expertise in the architecture discipline includingenterprise architecture, data architecture, solution architecture

  • Proven ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 18 days of vacation plus twelve observed holidays and 10 personal care days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within adesignated service line

  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together tocreate a better working world

  • Excellent training and development prospects, both throughestablished programs and on-the-job training

  • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing andvarying your workload

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet thecriteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building abetter working world.

Apply now.

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