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Technical Solutions Architect, Advisory - Des Moines, IA #6230808

Company: Fiserv

Date: 03/24/2019

Category: Security / Surveillance

City: Des Moines, IA

Position Description

What does an extraordinary Technical Solutions Architect do?

As a Solutions Architect for Fiserv you will provide management and engineering teams with technical advice in one or more IT areas including but not limited to: IT architecture, infrastructure, cloud development, engineering and software architecture design, business analysis, DevOps, project and product implementation. As the Solution Architect, you will have to understand how all parts of the business model work together including processes, operating environments, and application architectures. Understanding these processes, you will be able to design and/or facilitate a specific solution that fits the environment best.

As a Solutions Architect, you will be a valuable technical resource supporting integrated Fiserv solutions. You will be responsible for producing high level designs for proposed solutions and once approved, working with the various technology and product teams on solution requirements and implementation. You will provide leadership and continuity across implementation teams to ensure a successful delivery to the client. You will be a trusted advisor for internal resources and client resources.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and oversight with designated Fiserv key client relationships; interface and collaborate with C- level and Sponsors on proposed strategies and solutions across organization needs.

  • Combine superb interpersonal skills, technical capability and creative thinking to consult with technology and business owners to understand business needs, map those needs to solutions, and architect successful solutions.

  • Provide consultative technical support to technology owners and business units. Act as a liaison between various engineering teams and the client during planning, design, build phases of solution lifecycle.

  • Work with sales, project managers, program managers and technical resources to develop cost estimates for solution implementation proposals including resources, Hardware / Software, professional services.

  • Prepare proposals and presentations for leadership within Fiserv and or clients.

  • Analyzing and documenting requirements creating technical blue prints.

  • Participating in technology selection.

  • High aptitude for problem-solving and trouble-shooting.

  • Adapt easily to constantly changing projects and priorities.

  • Work independently and complete assigned project responsibilities under limited supervision.

Travel required : Ability to travel up to 50% initially (first 90 days) then level off at around 20%.

Basic Qualifications for Consideration :

  • High School/GED Diploma

  • Analyzing and documenting requirements creating technical diagrams (blue prints) utilizing tools such as (UML, Visio or other related tools).

  • 10 years’ experience leading multi-product architectural design.

  • Experience MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).

  • Experienced managing 10 or more projects at a time.

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in CIS, MIS, EE, or related discipline.

  • Understanding of Fiserv products including core banking and channels or Financial industry experience

  • Experience in technical consulting or pre-sales

  • Possess excellent oral/written communications and presentation skills

  • Familiar with Agile/Scrum processes.

  • Experience with application development and deployment

  • Deep understanding and experience across IT technology stack including virtualization platforms, IaaS/PaaS (Pivotal Cloud Foundry, AWS, Azure), databases (Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL), security, networking, HA/DR, PCI compliance

Who We Are: Fiserv has been a trusted name in financial services technology for more than 35 years. We’re leading the digital transformation of financial services, helping financial institutions, billers and consumers move and manage money – securely, expertly and with ease – through our creative solutions and deep expertise. For the sixth consecutive year, and the eighth time in the last 10 years, Fiserv has been named one of the FORTUNE Magazine "World’s Most Admired Companies®." We’re looking for the best and the brightest to join our global team of experts, so if you’re seeking an environment where leadership, teamwork and innovation are valued, and career development is meaningful to you, you’re in the right place.

Fiserv is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet

Learn more about Fiserv:

In a world moving faster than ever before, Fiserv helps clients deliver solutions in step with the way people live and work today – financial services at the speed of life. With 24,000 associates, we help more than 12,000 clients worldwide create and deliver solutions to enable today's consumer to move and manage money with ease, speed and convenience. Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE™ 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine World’s Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Fiserv is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet

Explore the possibilities of a career with Fiserv and Find Your Forward with us.

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