Digital Solution Architect

  • Not Specified
  • Zürich, Schweiz
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Cognizant Switzerland
  • 16 Sep 17

About Cognizant Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S.,

About Cognizant

Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant.




Digital Solution Architect 
Location: Switzerland, Zürich
Type: permanent


Summary Job Description: 


You, as a Digital Solutions Architect will work as an architect and be responsible for the shaping of the end-to-end solution for the client and lead the delivery of all technical aspects of implementation projects, while working closely with project stakeholders.


Your Responsibilities: 

  • Playing a key role driving the technical team in building the new solution based on the business specifications and provide integration solutions with external systems. 
  • Creating and reviewing technical solution recommendations, working closely with business stakeholders, project management and development teams. 
  • Guiding development teams to resolve technical challenges and manage all technical aspects of program delivery ensuring excellent technical solutions and business alignment. 
  • Plans and ensures successful data migrations from the legacy systems to the newly built solution as required.
  • Generates client interest in solutions other than the current, proactively positions the company for additional/added value work. 
  • Participates in proposals, creates content and/or solution. Ensures quality estimates, leveraging past experience, other forms of estimation, other teams, etc. 



Job Requirements 


Key Competencies: 
  • You, as a Digital Solution Architect apply advanced analysis skills and experience in principles of front-end and back-end software design to define appropriate customer solutions. 
  • You have experience with the implementation of digital programs both front-end, back-end and systems integration as well as other enterprise content management systems. 
  • Can define complex application and solution architectures for proposal and implementation projects and lead teams in understanding and implementing the architecture.
  • You have understanding of competitive technology which enables you to assess the feasibility of migrating customer solutions from, and/or integrating with customer solutions hosted on various platforms. 
  • Deployment experience in heterogeneous environments. 
  • Very good peer and client relationship managing skills. Working with multiple stakeholders in a complex federated business and IT environment. 
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a resilient and flexible manner 
  • You have a demonstrable affinity and experience with Digital domain projects and the corresponding business areas. Specialization in either the online Digital domain (market to order – order to cash) building on mobile, web and portal technologies, or the back-office Digital domain (primary product and service delivery and aftercare) building on Collaboration and Content management technologies. 
  • You have excellent technical capabilities in areas of expertise coupled with a project delivery background.

Knowledge: 
  • Architecture Professional with strong emphasis on Digital Enterprise Content Management, Portals, m-commerce/e-commerce, Applications, Data and / or Technology Architectures and understanding of Enterprise Architecture. 
  • Excellent understanding of design patterns, XP, .NET, Java/J2EE or similar industry standards best practices. 
  • Fluent German and English language skills are a pre-requisite. 
  • French, Italian or other European languages are an advantage. 
  • Flexible to travel within Switzerland. 
At least two of the following:
  • Strong Java and/or .NET development and lifecycle knowledge 
  • Strong development expertise on ECM Systems: Documentum, FileNet, SharePoint etc.
  • Strong development expertise on CMS Systems: SiteCore, Drupal, Adobe AEM etc. 
  • Web and front-end technologies and frameworks: HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, XML, jQuery and Angular, bootstrap etc.

Experience: 
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant designer/architect experience. 
  • Full software development lifecycle experience 
  • Architect on large programmes of work across a diverse range of Industry domains including bespoke solutions and design and implementation of COTS packages 
  • Proven experience on Architecture lifecycle management, frameworks including modelling at various levels of granularity
  • Experience of system integration, ERP, supply chain, eCommerce applications 
  • Experience of working in complex multi-national organisation 
  • Proven Business and IT experience 

Qualifications: 
  • BSc, MSc or similar academic degree 
  • TOGAF and SOA or similar certifications are beneficial
  • AIIM ECM certificate is beneficial 
  • Any other relevant product/platform certificates

About Cognizant

Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's
leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business,
operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based,
consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and
efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 205 on the
Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the
most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead
with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant.