Cloud Solution Architect (CSA)

  • Madrid
  • Ntt
Key Roles and Responsibilities:Develop and regularly maintain a future-state Domain and /or ICT vision in line with the organisation's Business and IT Strategies - as well as the roadmap for transforming between current and future Domain vision and or ICT visionGovern the development and ongoing review and update of the organisation's Domain PrinciplesGovern the Architecture Review Board and the regular meeting of this board to ensure Solution Architecture alignment with ICT Principles, ICT Standards and Future State VisionParticipate in the Architecture Review Board to ensure Solution Architecture alignment with Domain Principles, Standards and Future State VisionGovernance of Innovation Ideation and the promotion of innovation ideas to Proof of Concept and Pilot ProjectsWork with operational teams to determine opportunities for improvement and define business requirements.Ensure continuous alignment between architectural delivery and the operational implementation and integrity of IT systems.Provide leadership and vision for the optimisation and rationalisation of ICT infrastructure - aimed at increasing capability and/or IT cost savings and/or IT Service Levels.Provide an Enterprise Architecture Centre of Excellence capability to the organisationProvide mentorship and coaching to all Architecture teams within the organisationDevelop and regularly review and where necessary recommend updates to the organisation's Domain standards the organisation's IT Strategy and the on-going maintenance thereof w.r.t. emerging technology utilisationFacilitate the organisation's knowledge and understanding of current and emerging technology - and how it can be leveraged for maximum business benefitCalculate the organisation's Domain Technical Debt and ensure this is regularly communicated to the Head of ArchitecturePro-actively recommend changes to Domain implementations to introduce new functionality, reduce IT Cost or improve levels of ServiceCalculate Business Cases and Impact Assessments for emerging technology deployments to meet business need as directed by Business demand,Facilitate regular Innovation Days and Innovation Workshops for detailed understanding of emerging technology capabilityAssist in the development of Cloud Solution Architectures requiring Domain technologies and ensure alignment across Architectural disciplines and Solution domainsIdentifies the risk of proposed change impact and develops mitigating actions to enable Enterprise wide solutionsMonitor emerging cloud trends and evaluates their potential impact on the broader organisationEnsure alignment across Architectural disciplines and Solution domainsConduct Issue/Dispute resolution across Architectural disciplinesLead the achievement of Cloud Architecture Solution across multiple disciplines and domainsSupport the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and valuesSeek opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems though agile thinking.Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:Solid knowledge of multi-vendor service integrations and cross-functional software, OS’s and infrastructure designsExcellent communication skills both verbal and writtenKnowledgeable on how specific infrastructures and application software are deployed in line with relevant methodologies and frameworksAbility to develop and leverage their knowledge of reference architecturesAbility to maintain knowledge of trends and development in technology domainsAcademic Qualifications and Certifications:Qualification in Information Technology or Information SystemsCertification and working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman, SOA, ITIL, COBIT, etc.)SAFe Scaled Agile certification advantageousAWS, AzureSkills SummaryFunctional Requirements, Software Development, Solution ArchitectureWhat will make you a good fit for the role? Workplace type: Equal Opportunity EmployerNTT is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to providing an environment free of unfair discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, veteran status, or other protected category