Gather and effectively translate business requirements (e.g. business case, requirement specifications, non-functional requirement specifications & use case models specific to the solution) into technical solutions.
Conduct gap analysis.
Develop solution architecture and work with IT stakeholders and business teams to build consensus.
Create or modify IT Solution Architectures to solve complex problems; taking technology, people, process, culture and desired results into account.
Drives creative and innovative technology infrastructure design that drives customer benefits.
Provide guidance on IT Infrastructure roadmap.
Practice 'systems of Integration' and platform enablement of ecosystem and integration between the platforms.
Model architecture using architecture modeling tools and industry standard architecture notation
Produce architecture documentation using Thales standards
Provide architecture oversight to delivery team members to develop, test and deploy solution components.
Lead proposal and Request for Proposal (RFP)/ Request for Information (RFI) response development.
Develop sizing estimates and contribute to project plan.
Support and mentor other technical team members.
Ability to interact effectively with customers, vendors, and internal cross-functional teams and to work across geographies and time zones.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
Minimum of 8-12+ years of experience or a Master's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with 6+ years of experience
At least 7 years' experience in Solution Architecture and Development (Workflow, Data Architecture, System and Cloud Architecture)
Demonstrated knowledge of applications, infrastructure, networking and security technologies
Demonstrated technical knowledge of design and development methodologies
Track record of being part of delivering value using Enterprise Architecture methodologies
Track record of communicating and influencing the customers and stakeholders
Track record of understanding company's business and be able to tie back IT services to business needs
Leadership skills to independently take initiative and to innovate as part of a team
Agility in reaching milestones and goals including knowledge of and practices in agile methods of delivery
Ability to travel as required
Knowledge and experience with aerospace, defense or transportation engineering industry is an asset
Experience with delivering solutions utilizing SaaS, Paas and IaaS technologies
Experience with digital transformation initiatives
Experience modeling with Sparx Systems EA
TOGAF and ArchiMate Certification
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.