Domain Architect (Networking/Security/Datacenter)

Overview

Remote
Full Time

Skills

Work breakdown structure
High-level design
Network security
IT management
Sales operations
Project scoping
Delivery management
Project management
Recruiting
Level design
Business development
Technical writing
Customer service
Customer focus
Customer relationship management
Financial forecast
Team building
Problem solving
IT infrastructure
IT consulting
Professional services
Cloud architecture
Customer facing
Public sector
Higher education
Health care
PMO
Accountability
Software deployment
Documentation
Management
Sales
Salesforce.com
Training
Mentorship
Quality assurance
Web portals
Bridging
Roadmaps
Leadership
Communication
Presentations
Motivation
Exceed
C
Reporting
Budget
SAFE
Policies
Creativity
FOCUS
Transformation
Negotiations
Finance

Job Details

Solutions / Technical Leadership Role:
  • The Domain Architect understands all client scopes and objectives. They will be the one solution / technical voice facing the client externally and the escalation point internally for WWT employees, Partners, and Contractors.
  • The Domain Architect will partner with the PMO counterpart to resolve Risks and Issues upon identification.
  • The Domain Architect is accountable for resolving technical Risks and Issues in their project using their background and the array of resources available within WWT.
  • The Domain Architect holds staff, contractors, and partners responsible for ensuring that The WWT best practices and templates are followed and delivered to the customer.
  • The Domain Architect will review deployment documents, technical assessments, and other technical outputs to ensure a correct and consistent tone is delivered as defined by One Voice.
  • The Domain Architect will manage their respective project as if it were their own stand-alone business and deliver a service that matches WWTs expectations, focusing on profitability and professionalism.

Pre Sales Support:
  • Work with Customers, Technical Solutions Architects, Client Services Executives, and Account teams to identify customer s desired business and technical outcomes.
  • Identify required resource types, levels of effort, and work breakdown structures required to formulate high quality statements of work.
  • Conduct project launch workshops and project scoping workshops prior to delivery engagement.
  • Proper management, maintenance, and adherence to SLAs of assigned pre sales opportunities within SalesForce as defined in SFDC guidelines.

Project/Program Oversight and Support:
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with delivery management, project management, and engineering teams nationally.
  • Actively participate and support delivery engineers throughout all phases of a project including Project Launch Workshops, Kickoff calls, lessons learned, etc.
  • Review client deliverables to identify opportunities to improve quality through training, mentoring, product offering improvement, and talent acquisition.
  • Provide QA, escalation support, and mentoring for delivery teams.
  • Development of implementation and backout plans.
  • Interview delivery engineering candidates to determine proper technical and personality fit based on the project and customer s specific needs.
  • Ensure standards and delivery methodologies are being followed and appropriate internal and/or partner resources are available to meet the current and future demands of the project.


Post Sales Billable Delivery:
  • Create High Level Design (HLD) and Low Level Design (LLD) documentation
  • Create change/cut window Method of Procedure (MOP) documentation
  • Preform advanced engineering services in support of engineering delivery team when necessary


Practice Development Support:
  • Work with peers in delivery, practice and business development to assist in developing and delivering training and updates on new services.
  • Assist in the practice development process by generating and maintaining documentation templates, processes, and collateral within the practice portal for use by delivery teams, Sales and Business Development by bridging the gap between Delivery teams and Practice teams.
  • Monitor developing technologies and products and define the services that will be required to deliver those technologies and products. These services may include, but are not limited to, assessments, reference architectures, strategies, roadmaps and a variety of deployment services.


General Requirements:
  • Demonstrated ability to lead architecture development activities and methodologies leading to comprehensive discovery, analysis, and technical/business recommendations.
  • Advanced communication skills, including business/technical writing and presentations.
  • Advanced ability to present in-depth technical solutions.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to motivate and energize a project team.
  • Drive to exceed customer and project goals.
  • Demonstrate ability to work successfully at all customer levels, from C-level executives to end users.
  • Thoughtful leadership and innovative thinking.
  • Can maintain positive peer & customer service attitude in the face of significant challenges.
  • Drive additional profitable growth within the accounts.
  • Develop relationships throughout the customer's organization to source new business.
  • Proven track record of customer focus, including the ability to foster long-term client relationships.
  • Ability to successfully manage partner and vendor resources.
  • Expert knowledge of project architectural principles and practices.
  • General understanding of financial forecasting, reporting, and budgeting.
  • Willing to travel 25% of the time.
  • Proactively detects technical deficiencies and develops practical, workable solutions to problems.
  • Creates an environment where others feel safe to be open and candid and where conflicting ideas and opinions are regularly discussed.
  • Stays focused on the team and WWT strategic priorities and allocates their time and resources accordingly.
  • Works with and through others to consistently break down barriers between teams.
  • Proactively seek ways to expand technical knowledge.
  • Possesses professional maturity and presence.
  • Works actively on mentoring and team development with more junior team members.
  • Proficient in the aspects of project launch and closure.
  • Demonstrated advanced technical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and tools to provide best-practice insight and best-in-class recommendations to management.
  • Ensure that all components and usage are consistent and compliant with all applicable regulatory, departmental, IT, and corporate standards, policies, and guidelines.
  • Perpetually positive and optimistic, lives and breaths core values.
  • Ability to solve problems and resolve project dysfunction using creativity or leveraging core values.
  • Ability to leverage core values to hold individuals or teams accountable and advocate core values.

Minimum
  • Minimum five years (5) of industry experience in IT infrastructure architecture development and technology consulting, advisory, or professional services.
  • 3-5 years experience as a Senior or Lead Architect or equivalent experience.

Preferred:
  • Thorough understanding of at least one central WWT technology core focus area (Infrastructure Modernization, Security Transformation, or Multi-cloud architecture), key technology partners, and industry trends.
  • One or more major industry IT certifications, ideally with one or more of WWT s core OEM partners.
  • Demonstrated leadership, team building, and management skills.
  • Advanced client-facing skills, including analyzing and providing solutions to complex architecture or services problems, influencing and negotiating with clients.
  • Demonstrated technical consulting experience in one or more vertical sectors: government, public sector, higher education, finance, health care, technology, or other commercial.
  • Bachelor s Degree in Business or Technology focused discipline