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Nokia IT has adopted an Infrastructure strategy in which the benefits of public cloud are fully leveraged. We are now building an IT Public Cloud service offering to meet the needs of our Applications and infrastructure Services. We are seeking a project manager to work in an agile way in the cloud competence center.
The role of a Solution Architect is to define and document the solution architecture for a capability under development. He/she participates in determining the system, subsystems, and interfaces, validates technology assumptions and evaluates alternatives, working closely with the business and technical delivery owners and support teams.
- Experience in project management, global experience is a plus.
- Recognized experience with Azure and AWS IaaS and PaaS projects
- Good knowledge about IT infrastructure and application landscape
- Experience in project portfolio management
- Communication skills, ability to engage, lead and drive
- Discuss program scope and targets with the business
- IT experience within a large enterprise IT department
- Development project roadmaps
- Presentation of plans and status to management
- Team resource planning and prioritization of assignments
- Business case calculation and management
- Budget estimation and tracking, including both project and service impact costs
- Ability to respond effectively to changes/issues/new demands
- Culture of collaboration, agility, innovation and speed
Main areas of responsibility:
Understands business requirements and creates a cohesive vision of a usable solution that is fit for purpose and that works within the enterprise architecture technical boundaries
Defines, documents and maintains solution designs for area of expertise. This includes analyzing technical trade-offs, determining the primary components and subsystems, and identifying the interfaces and collaborations
Assures solution aligns with strategic direction and EA principles by partnering with business and IT on solution architecture design and driving common alignment with enterprise architecture
Ensures technical integrity and consistency of the solution on every stage of its lifecycle.
Solves highly complex problems and develops original, innovative solutions with broad impact on the business
Collaborates with key stakeholders to analyze ideas and demands for architectural fit and contributes to cost/benefit analysis and estimation documents
Ensure all developments are fully documented, meet high level design requirements, as well as regulatory & industry standards so projects are fit for purpose.
Anticipates internal and external business challenges and / or regulatory issues and drives improvements that create competitive advantage
For solutions provided by an external vendor, the solution architect will take the lead role in reviewing and discussing all technical solution designs to ensure they meet the needs of the program and Nokia EA standards & Guidelines.
Key competences /Additional requirements:
Has a strong functional business and portfolio understanding
Is a Lean-Agile Leader who understands the complexities of large-scale solution development and applies Lean-Agile principles and practices to address them
Enriches professional expertise with profound knowledge of the market, industry, competition and / or technology environment in the area of specialization
Advanced skill in creating and maintaining technical documentation
Advanced knowledge and experience in both waterfall and agile SDLC practices
Advanced skill in configuring and supporting software applications/infrastructure designs in area of specialization
Advanced ability to research, analyze and recommend improvements to the organization's use of existing capabilities
Able to explain a complex problem in laymen's terms
Agile and Continuous Delivery, Agile methodologies
Versed in cloud computing/edge cloud technologies
Drive for Results
Building effective virtual teams and motivating other in a matrix organization
Interpersonal communication and collaboration savvy
Technology knowledge, including trends & direction
Industry, Market & Technology Understanding
IT Architectural planning
- Application / solution architecture
- Information / Data Architecture
- Technical architecture