Solution Architect - Digital Transformation

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Location : Dubai
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Description :


  • Interacts directly with Group Information Technology Architecture team and other members of the Operations to conceive and implement a technology solution to a business challenge
  • Operate in an environment that is multi-faceted and comfortable in a highly versatile role in rapidly changing environment

The Role

The scope of the Solutions Architect role includes:

  • Expected to become experts with all aspects of the product line in the Enterprise Apps Portfolio.
  • Understand the Business Architecture roadmap
  • Work with Enterprise Applications architects to solution planned roadmaps.
  • Develop Blue Prints for new solutions to be rolled out considering the existing application ecosystem
  • Identify GAPs in the application portfolio, and motivate for new solutions through a proper pitch to the executive steering committee.
  • Assist commercials team where necessary in preparation of the scope for tenders.
  • Play an important role in the governance process by evaluating change requests.
  • Assist in the budgeting process for the financial year as part of the OpCo Capex/Opex planning.
  • Business Engagement to provide inputs and to align with Business Strategy.
  • Create Solution Blue Prints
  • Create SOW for tenders
  • Prepare materials and participate in the evaluations to support the governance process.
  • Manage and maintain the enterprise architecture artefacts. Take accountability to maintain the quality of the information in this domain.
  • Provide OpCo support and guidance on architectural designs.
  • Provide input in the development of the architecture strategy.
  • Stay abreast of new technologies and solutions that apply to this domain.

Candidate Requirements

  • 2-3 years operational support experience.
  • 6-7 Application /design/strategy experience.
  • Experience in complex and heterogeneous Information Systems (IS) / Technology Infrastructure (TI) landscapes, which support critical business processes required.
  • Expertise in designing and executing Digital Customer Management - online channels.
  • Expertise in Customer Lifecycle and value managements
  • Experience with standard protocols, technologies and concepts (J2EE, XML, Web services, Service Oriented Architecture, REST, OpenSource technologies like Kafka, Rabbit MQ, Cassandra, Mongo DB, AngularJS.
  • Experience in architecture tools and frameworks like Rational, EA Modelling tools.
  • Experience in modelling techniques and tools
  • Experience of design involving information translations and translations between users or departments
  • Experience of using standardised business models as a means of driving technical architectures
  • Previous experience in the development and delivery of solutions with high level of complexity & integration using EAI to multiple back-end systems, network elements, and touch points.
  • Project and programme management experience.
  • Experience in omni-channel design strategy, rollout in a high performance environment like banking, Telco Digital and Online Commerce is preferable.


  • Should be TOGAF Certified.
  • Should have industry certifications on Java, Web Services, REST
  • Should be abreast with the latest technologies on Cloud, Digital Ecosystem, Internet of Things, Omni Channel Delivery platforms.


  • Deep knowledge of Service Delivery Platforms or telco service development, particularly mobile data and converged services
  • Broad Knowledge on the Digital Transformation ecosystem
  • Strategy development and management
  • Strong business acumen
  • IT governance principles
  • Global trends and technology developments
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