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EY GDS Tax Technology - Solutions Architect in Taguig City, Philippines

GDS Tax Technology - Solutions Architect


Requisition # TAG000Z3

Post Date Apr 17, 2020

GDSTax Technology Solution Architect Manager

EY’s GDS Tax Technology team’s mission is to develop, implement and integrate technology solutions that better serve our clients and engagement teams. Ever-increasing regulations require tax departments to gather, organize and analyse more data than ever before. Often the data necessary to satisfy these ever-increasing and complex regulations must be collected from a variety of systems and departments throughout an organization. Effectively and efficiently handling the variety and volume of data is often extremely challenging and time consuming for a company.

The opportunity

As a member of EY’s core Tax practice, you’ll develop a deep tax technical knowledge and outstanding database, data analytics and programming skills. EY's GDS Tax Technology team members work side-by-side with the firm's partners, clients and tax technical subject matter experts to develop and incorporate technology solutions that enhance value-add, improve efficiencies and enable our clients with disruptive and market leading tools supporting Tax. You will be working closely with clients and professionals in the following areas: Federal Business Tax Services, Partnership Compliance, Corporate Compliance, Indirect Tax Services, Human Capital, and Internal Tax Services. GDS Tax Technology provides solution architecture, application development, testing and maintenance support to the global Tax service line both on a pro-active basis and in response to specific requests.

Your key responsibilities

The Solution Architect Manager is responsible for the architectural leadership and delivery of architecture for a project and is a senior architectural resource in their respective domain, working under the direction of the S&A Leadership Team. Ensures the alignment of the Tax Technology Strategy to the broader organization's mission, strategy / objectives, capabilities, and processes using industry recognized architectural models. Expands the company's use of technology as a strategic enabler of goals and objectives, realizing global business benefits whilst empowering local service innovation. They engage directly with business sponsors to conceptualize architectural approaches, develop solution architectures to confirm that the proposed architecture will meet the defined business needs. They validate that the engineering design will satisfy the architectural solution. Guides and mentors teams on methodologies, processes and best practices according to EY’s Architecture Frameworks and supports the development and maintenance of these frameworks and approaches, including technical / functional logical modelling, architecture governance, and tooling.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong analytical skills capable of assessing complexbusiness requirements from real world scenarios and the ability totranslate them into actionable target architectures, readily understoodmodels and architectural plans

  • Deep technical proficiency while the ability to keeping aneye on the bigger picture

  • Ability to identify, prioritize and weigh different options,balancing business, cost and technology priorities to determine a bestsolution

  • Strong client-facing facilitation skills and business acumenneeded to help business leaders and program managers understand how toapply complex IT / Architecture concepts to solve business problems

  • Provides thought leadership into the evolution of theSolution Architecture function, working collaboratively with managers,peers and analysts

  • Drives the creation of relevant and meaningful solutionarchitectures, re-usable assets and other deliverables that enables theoverall business thus driving better performance

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Solutions Architect

  • Working experience on Azure cloud architecture , data lakes ,SAS , PAS platforms

  • Knowledge on Microsoft technologies (C#, ASP.Net, MS SQL,ORM, REST APIs, WCF)

  • The role willbe responsible in designing and coordinating new technology in line with thebusiness requirements

  • knowledgeablewith Azure environment - technical details

  • Familiar withthe in and outs’ of Azure

  • Knowledge inCICB

  • Knowledgeablein Agile scrum framework

  • Experience inconflict management

  • Leadershipexperience with at least experience handling 5 – 10 direct reports

  • Candidateshould be able to handle pressure with clients and Stakeholder

  • Stakeholdermanagement

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledge on any of the Automation & Analyticstechnologies such as Blue prism, Automation Anywhere, Power BI , etc orany other.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects in a fast-pacedenvironment

  • Ability to work effectively with clients and team membersacross multiple geographies

  • Good relationship building, facilitation and influencingskills and experience of leveraging these on both ITS and businessleadership contexts

  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shiftingpriorities, ambiguity, and rapid change

What we look for

We are looking for technical people who demonstrate drive, vision and determination and are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals. We look for high performers, who consistently deliver quality work while continually looking for ways to improve.We will need excellent business acumen and a firm strategic vision, so if you are ready to use those skills to develop our team, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

  • Support,coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career

  • Thefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Joinus in building a better working world.

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