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Solution Architecture, IT | Selangor | Up to RM 204,000 per Annum | 27 Jun 2018

Solution Architect

(18072_KC)

Specialisation: Solution Architecture, IT

Email Karen

Location: Selangor, Malaysia
Salary: Up to RM 204,000 per Annum
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 27th June 2018

Client Background & Role Summary:

Our client is a global leader in providing information, analytical and marketing services to organizations and consumers to help manage the risk, reward of commercial and financial decision. They are looking for a Solution Architect who is responsible for the overall solution architecture of the Business Solutions for the Company’s Decision Analytics customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • General:
    • Work alongside Project Manager, Technical Consultant and Product Consultant, taking responsibility in understanding the project’s scope and ensuring that project work undertaken does not exceed that scope.
    • Manage the technical components of projects and take ownership of the solution as the Solution Architect.
    • Ensure all work is of a high quality and professionally presented.
    • Work closely with fellow team mates.
    • Attend and participate in team meetings.
  • Application / Software Development & Maintenance:
    • Understand the potential and the limitations of information technology and the Company’s products.
    • Act as SME between APAC DA Delivery Hub and the Company’s DA Delivery regions as well as with clients.
    • Must be able to work with various programming languages, operating systems, and computer hardware platforms.
    • Supports Project Manager in developing cost analyses, design considerations, and implementation time-lines.
    • Conduct feasibility studies of a computer system or component.
    • Interact with customers, the Business Consulting Team and Support Team.
    • Interact with other team members and/or define the interfaces associated with the software solution.
    • Keep track of system development.
    • Provide guidance on all technical aspects unit and system testing.
    • Take accountability in leading the respective team in Installation and implementation of new solutions on internal environment and external environment.
    • Ensure quality technical documentation and artefacts.
    • Drives improvement initiatives that enhance delivery efficiency.
    • Co-ordination of client’s acceptance/quality control testing.
    • Monitoring of results to ensure that business requirements are fulfilled.
  • Change Management & Compliance:
    • Ensure maintenance and development of the delivery team’s collateral e.g. source code, development environments, software, documentation, tools.
    • Comply with published standards for coding, testing and documentation and other policies and procedures as laid down under the Delivery Framework.
  • Sales Process / Product Knowledge:
    • Pre-sales software demonstrations and presentations to prospective and existing clients.
    • Completion of assigned pre-sales RFP questionnaire components relating to technical and functional implementation of Experian solutions.
  • Administration / Project Tracking / Project Management:
    • Regular reports on own work and projects to line manager/project manager.
    • Project status reports to clients and internal management.
    • Timely submission of timesheets, leave forms and other administrative components.
  • Personal Development:
    • Design and progression through own Personal Development Plan following the identification, with line management, of technical or interpersonal skills development needs or lack of client/business knowledge.
  • Team Work:
    • Demonstrate commitment to achievement of team objectives by identifying and acting on ad-hoc and ongoing opportunities for providing support to other team members.
    • Provide coaching and cross training to other staff in order to facilitate an even spread of knowledge and aid in succession planning.
    • Mentor and educate other members of the team.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Financial industry experience is preferred.
  • A broad knowledge and understanding of relevant technologies supporting the solutions including but not limited to:
    • Java
    • WebServices/SOA
    • XML and related technologies (XSD, XSL…)
    • SQL / Databases
    • HTTP/HTTPS
  • Consultative experience and attitude; experience in developing technical solutions.
  • Understand of appropriate technology components.
  • Strong communication skills – both written, oral and presentation in English.
  • Experience and ability to lead a project involving other technological competencies.
  • Experience in implementing Collections application,  System integration, big data solutions.

If you are interested, kindly email your updated resume to Karen at karen.chan@mindmerge.com.my or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!