EY Infrastructure Solution Architect in Trivandrum, India

Infrastructure Solution Architect

Core Business Services

Requisition # GSS004UB

Post Date Mar 08, 2018

Job Summary:

The Infrastructure Solution Architect is responsible for delivering infrastructure architectures to key global business and infrastructure initiatives.

The Infrastructure Solution Architect will be responsible for leading and coordinating Infrastructure and business projects from a technology architecture perspective, ensuring that infrastructure development activities are consistent with the direction set by accepted best practices and defined standards at EY Technology.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Architecture solutions to meet functional and non-functional infrastructure requirements

  • Create / review of architecture design packages

  • Review and approve engineering design packages

  • Ensure proper oversight for quality assurance of engineering artifacts

  • Guidance of engineering staff throughout construction phase

  • Evangelize re-use through implementation of shared engineering assets

  • Enforce adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.

  • Proactively provide feedback regarding infrastructure engineering methodologies, standards and leading practices

  • Minimize technical exposure and risk on projects

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Understands the art of the possible, compares various architectural options based on feasibility and impact and proposes actionable plans

  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills and technical problem-solving skills

  • Ability to analyze and operate at different levels of abstraction

  • Ability to balance what is strategically right with what is practically realistic

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • Is part of a global Architecture and Solutions Engineering team; works with project managers, information Security teams, infrastructure engineering teams, application architects and/or engineering teams to resolve issues which arise within project; drives project’s progress and critical success factors.

  • Works under supervision of the Architecture lead

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent technical architecture skills, enabling the creation of future proof global solutions

  • Interpersonal communication and organizational skills required to operate as a leading member of global distributed technical teams that deliver quality services.

  • Knowledge of organizational structure of the firm to facilitate work with groups outside of the immediate technical team.

  • Knowledge and experience in IT methodologies and life cycles that will be used.

  • Familiar with infrastructure implementation/management, service/operations management, etc.

  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on service offerings and products provided by EY.

Other Requirements:

  • Vacation scheduling is dependent upon team priorities and may change during the course of a year.

  • Position may be eligible for alternative work locations dependent upon team dynamics.

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal.

  • Position requires accurate and timely tracking of time spent working on projects, service offerings and products provided by EY.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalency (CS, CE, CIS, IS, MIS, or engineering discipline)

Technical Requirements:

  • Extensive, real-world experience designing enterprise solutions and defining solution architectures

  • Experience building and supporting mission critical infrastructure for critical applications, running in a highly distributed manner.

  • Experience with multi-tier system development for large enterprises

  • Exposure to infrastructure and application security technologies and approaches

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and standards

  • Experience in development lifecycle management

  • Experience in project and task planning

  • Familiarity with various requirements gathering techniques Experience:

  • Minimum of 8+ years experiences in infrastructure technologies

  • Minimum of that 3+ year in an infrastructure architecture role in areas like but not limited to hosting, storage, network, VMware, tools and application platforms (like SharePoint, Oracle, SAP, CRM, ERP)

  • Experience in developing leading-edge technical solutions in Microsoft platform based on industry standards including Windows OS and MS SQL, Business Intelligence (BI), and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).

  • Experience with BI / Reporting using SSRS, SSAS, SSIS, Tableau and TIBCO Spotfire

  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture(SOA) and Service Architecture

  • Experience with any of the following: Cloud IaaS/PaaS, Azure, AWS, O365, vNext Cloud Integration etc.

  • Experience facilitating meetings with multiple customers and technical staff, including building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary.

  • Experience with Agile methodology with enterprise-level projects

  • Experience overseeing (from a technical perspective) multiple projects

Certification Requirements:

One of the following certification will support the required technology understanding to perform this role: TOGAF, Safe Agile, ITIL, MCSA Cloud Platform, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, CCNA, MCDBA, PMP etc.


GDN India – Trivandrum Centre

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