Senior Architect


Full Time


Computer hardware
Software deployment
Enterprise architecture
IT architecture
Storage virtualization
Big data
Application development
Information security
Business software
IT service management
Programming languages
Analytical skill
Problem solving
Professional services
IT operations
Computer science
Cloud computing
Team management
Artificial intelligence

Job Details

Why WWT?

At World Wide Technology, we work together to make a new world happen. Our important work benefits our clients and partners as much as it does our people and communities across the globe. WWT is dedicated to achieving its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is also a Great Place to Work for All. We achieve this through our world-class culture, generous benefits and by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions for our clients.

Founded in 1990, World Wide Technology (WWT), a global technology solutions providerleading the AI and Digital Revolution, with $20 billion in annual revenue, combines the power of strategy, execution and partnership to accelerate digital transformational outcomes for large public and private organizations around the world. Through its Advanced Technology Center, a collaborative ecosystem of the world's most advanced hardware and software solutions, WWT helps customers and partners conceptualize, test and validate innovative technology solutions for the best business outcomes and then deploys them at scale through its global warehousing, distribution and integration capabilities.

With nearly 10,000 employees and more than 55 locations around the world, WWT's culture, built on a set of core values and established leadership philosophies, has been recognized 13 years in a row by Fortune and Great Place to Work for its unique blend of determination, innovation and leadership focus on diversity and inclusion. With this culture at its foundation, WWT bridges the gap between business and technology to make a new world happen for its customers, partners, and communities.

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Job Summary

The Senior Architect is an experienced technologist (engineering or architecture) with the ability to form trusted advisory relationships with WWT customers by helping them design, develop and deploy secure, agile, sustainable solutions in response to disruptive forces in their industries. This individual is responsible for helping WWT customers develop enterprise architecture strategies. The role will drive the creation of enterprise business capability architecture blueprints and integrated roadmaps that guide customer strategic investments and enterprise initiatives.

The Senior Architect has a broad focus that will ultimately lead to the deployment of modernized systems and transformative solutions across the IT landscape in support of our customers' business strategies. Our Senior Architects are expected to advise executive-level customer leaders and WWT project teams on developing enterprise architectures that links the business strategy and processes of our customers to their IT strategies & feel comfortable interacting with senior-level customer contacts

Job Responsibilities:

In this role, as a Senior Architect, you will be responsible for:
  • Work with customers to gain a detailed understanding of their current and future technical and business needs
  • Fosters relationships by working closely on complex technology initiatives with our WWT Teams and customers
  • Responsible for the development of enterprise architecture blueprints that articulate our customers business strategy, future state business and technology architecture, and execution roadmaps
  • Help architect solutions that enable our customers to achieve best-in-class performance, reliability, and privacy, while adhering to industry standard architectural principals
  • Conduct architecture and technical workshops that may include enablement sessions
  • Provide oversight and guidance to teams consisting of WWT experts deploying complex solutions that span network, compute, storage, virtualization, collaboration, security, big data and application development
  • Participate in industry, product, and procedural training as needed to maintain the knowledge and certifications necessary to be effective
  • 50-70% Travel
    • Advanced understanding of infrastructure (network, storage, compute, virtualization) and information security
    • Highly proficient in viewing enterprise challenges from a business, application and technology perspective
    • Highly proficient developing conceptual models
    • Proficient developing and executing high level designs
    • Proficient on cloud platform architecture and design including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.
    • Experience developing and implementing best practices for IT Service Delivery
    • Experience with software-defined networks, software-defined data center infrastructure and understanding of modern cloud capabilities (Private, Hybrid and Public)
    • Understanding of at least two modern programming languages (Python/Perl/Java/.Net/MySQL/PgSQL) and scripting related to automation, orchestration, Infrastructure as a Service, etc.
    • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
    • Sound business and technical acumen, with deep expertise in at least one business area
    • Proven track record of working with subject matter experts, consultants, professional services, IT, operations, and others over the technology lifecycle
    • Strong ability to think creatively and strategically.
    • Proven collaborative approach; openly sharing information and receptive to the ideas of others.
    • Masters' degree in Business or Computer Science/Engineering, and/or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 10 years of progressive engineering leadership experience in a highly complex, sophisticated environment
    • 5-7+ years in a Lead Engineer or Architect role
    • Experience leading the development of architectures, cloud environments and application frameworks
    • Demonstrated experience working with geographically (and potentially globally) dispersed teams
    • Record of building high trust relationships
    • Proven team management skills

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The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:
  • Health and Wellbeing: Health, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program

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