EY is looking for a Solution Architect in “Client Technology Solution Architecture” function to deliver solution designs and architectures for key global initiatives hosted in a variety of environments while considering re-use, scalability, reliability and alignment with EY’s mission and strategy. 

 

You will:

  • Lead successful implementation of these architectures by managing expectations and risks, ensuring appropriate organizational structures, principles, tools and responsibilities.
  • Act as a bridge between technical and business audiences during solution planning, development and deployment.
  • Create reliable solution plans that include cost estimates and optimized delivery approaches by working with the business, multi-disciplinary teams including our peers in Technical Solution Management and Product Costing.

 

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Your key responsibilities


Technical:

  • Provide architecture leadership and technical domain expertise to client engagements focusing on complex yet innovative products and reusable assets
  • Develop solution plans, prior to kicking off a project as part of a product life cycle, intended to support business investment decisions which means they must hold the appropriate balance between costs, risks and quality of the product 
  • Create innovative and practical designs that account for the end-to-end technical solution of a system, in line with the business strategy and objectives and within the context of EY’s technology environment.  


Collaboration/Interaction:
 

  • Work closely and continuously with the business/client with focus on meeting business/client requirements and incorporating broader aspects such as overall product costs/revenue, data privacy & sovereignty, business continuity, information security, integration with other systems, etc.
  • Work with the vendors to assess vendor products, understand vendor’s delivery models and assist in implementing them at EY


Standards and Governance:
 

  • Contribute to the development of architecture governance structures, methodologies and compliance activities
  • Identify, define and implement reusable assets and standards. The solution architect is also responsible for alignment to these standards and consumption of reusable assets across products and portfolios
  • Ensure relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices are applied correctly across Technology programs/projects and products. 
  • Contribute to the development of architecture governance structures, methodologies and compliance activities

 
Organization Relationships:
 

  • Ability to work across multiple projects with a variety of individuals and groups. A Solution Architect sets architectural direction, builds consensus, mediates conflicts providing technical leadership and advisory services to the business. Anticipate needs and potential objections and helps to create an environment which solicits positive contributions from all participants: Solution and Technical Architects, engineering teams, product manager, project managers, product analysts, test and project teams, Information Security and Operations.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal communication and organizational skills that are required to operate as a leading member of global, distributed teams that deliver quality services and solutions. 
  • Cultivate lasting relationships across business, IT and vendors / industry analysts to maintain insight into the broader enterprise as well as industry trends.

 
Thought Leadership:
 

  • Recognizes industry technology trends and emerging technologies, understands how they apply to EY and can drive their adoption into our organization.
  • Evangelizes and encourages the importance of technical quality, emerging technologies, sharing & experimentation across the org through mentoring, hackathons, communities etc. 
  • Maintains ongoing dialogue and builds trusted relationships with customers to educate them on the purpose and benefits of the right architecture for the solution
  • Guide others in resolving significant issues in solution architecture and solves complex, escalated aspects of a project 

 Skills and attributes for success

  • Expert understanding of solution architecture with ability to adopt and relate new technologies to the set of problems we face at EY while adhering to security and other EY standards
  • Ability to communicate solutions, ideas, suggestions to a variety of groups and individuals effectively and comprehensively
  • Understanding of business and organizational strategy
  • Deep understanding of Application, Infrastructure and security architecture and non-functional aspects like Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Availability and other “capabilities” of a system

 

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Led the Solution Architecture workstream of a complex and medium/large scale implementation; being the bridge between the business and engineering; working closely with engineering to drive the implementation of solution architecture.
  • Led and governed a team of solution architects (if applying for Lead Solution Architect role) which works in multiple projects/products.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of the latest cloud computing and data technologies, business drivers, emerging computing trends, and deployment options.
  • Expert-level skills in defining, designing and developing distributed and scalable products and services, including reusable domain-specific microservices on multi-platform/hybrid clouds (such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Rackspace, VMware, SAP Cloud Platform or OpenStack)
  • Ability to navigate the EY organization to facilitate work beyond the immediate technical team
  • Experience with Agile & DevSecOps methodologies
  • Excellent project management, collaboration, interpersonal and communication skills
  • A broad understanding of EY Technology, including service offerings, technical standards and policies, technical and business strategies as well as organizational structure
  • Strong collaboration abilities – willingness to share ideas, documentation and leading practices
  • Conceptual and analytical skills – ability to extract, analyze, and document complex business and technical requirements/strategies

 

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, Mathematics, Economics
  • 15+ years overall IT industry experience, with 5+ years in a solution or technical architect role using service and hosting solutions such as private/public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms
  • Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using (Azure) IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities.
  • Achieved one or more of the typical Solution Architecture certifications e.g. Microsoft, MS Azure Certification, TOGAF, AWS Cloud Certified, Pivotal, CISSIP, Zachman, ITIL, Cisco, (ISC)2, CEH, SAFe, PMI, and SAP etc.

Hand-on experience with:

  • Claims-based authentication (SAML/OAuth/OIDC), MFA, JIT, and/or RBAC / Ping etc.
  • Architecting Mission critical technology components with DR capabilities
  • Multi-geography, multi-tier service design and management
  • Project financial management, solution plan development and product cost estimation
  • Supporting peer teams and their responsibilities; such as infrastructure, operations, engineering, info-security
  • Configuration management and automation tools such as Azure DevOps, Ansible, Puppet, Octopus, Chef, Salt, etc.
  • Software development full lifecycle methodologies, patterns, frameworks, libraries and tools
  • Relational, graph and/or unstructured data technologies such as SQL Server, Azure SQL, Cosmos, Azure Data Lake, HD Insights, Hadoop, Neo4j etc.
  • Data management and data governance technologies
  • AI and Machine Learning tools such as Azure ML etc
  • Project and/or product management
  • Architecting mobile applications that are either independent applications or supplementary addons (to intranet or extranet)

 

Knowledge of:

  • Cloud security controls including tenant isolation, encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, application firewalls, SIEM, etc.
  • One or more programming and scripting languages such as JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash, SQL, .NET, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, PERL, C++, etc
  • Visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau and understanding of analytics tools including Azure Stream Analytics, SQL Analytics, Data Lake Analytics 

Packages and extras

  • Healthcare package
  • Healthcare package for families
  • Leisure package
  • Leisure package for families
  • Language courses
  • Conferences
  • Trainings
  • Books
  • Financial bonus
  • Equity

Relocation package

  • Visa Services
  • Sign up bonus
  • Open to Ukrainian candidates

Amenities

  • Chill room
  • Car parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Cold beverages
  • Hot beverages
  • Lunches
  • Fruits
  • Snacks
  • Playroom for children
  • Integration events



EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) provides services to EY worldwide. It is an ever-growing, integrated network of centers that provides innovative, scalable and tailor-made business services to EY member companies.

EY GDS provides services in many areas, and the diversity of projects and facilities creates a dynamic, multicultural and inclusive work environment in which "talent, energy and innovation" are the three core values of employees.

EY GDS offices in Poland are located in Wrocław and Warsaw. They work with eight countries – Poland, Argentina, China, India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Hungary and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the implementation of EY's growth strategy.