Solutions Architect
Cognizant
Brussels, Capital Region, Brussels, Belgium
6 dagen geleden

Architect

We live in a time of unprecedented change and disruption. New technologies and data are transforming industries, society and even the workplace.

With rapidly-evolving technologies, changing consumer preferences and oftentimes competing channels, many organizations struggle with how to transform internally to meet the challenges of this new, always connected digital world.

Cognizant Technology Consulting works with the world s leading organizations to provide collaborative solutions to their technology-driven transformation challenges with innovative ideas that are embraced by their customers.

Technology Consulting is part of Cognizant Consulting, a $750m+ consultancy practice, itself part of Cognizant Worldwide Limited, a world leading business consulting, IT services and outsourcing solutions provider - a top performer on Nasdaq and an established leader in Forrester’s research in Business and Digital Transformation as well as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies.

Job description

As Architect you support the growth of the Cognizant Technology Consulting Practice. This position is within the Benelux Enterprise Architecture team, which focusses on Enterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture.

As Architect you will be architect at a Cognizant account in which you will closely cooperate with the Cognizant teams and architects and stakeholders of the client.

You will be involved in the development of the architecture practice, sales and RFP processes.

The architect bridges between the business goals and strategy and the technical capabilities of a company. He / she has a deep understanding of the business, IT landscape and ambitions of the customer together with knowledge about legacy and modern technologies and the product portfolio of Cognizant.

What the Cognizant architects distinguishes from other architects is the ability to execute. Realizing working solutions, knowing the ins and outs, understanding the technologies, knowing how to apply them and being both creative and pragmatic.

Daily activities may vary from advising, designing and explaining Enterprise Architectures, Solution Architectures, Roadmaps, leading & supporting RFPs and guiding DevOps teams.

As a part of the team, you will embark on an exciting journey working with leading global brands, collaborate with colleagues around the world and tap into cutting-edge capabilities to define the architecture for the next generation organizations.

You will be pushing the edges of digital technologies for top names in banking and financial services, retail and consumer packaged goods, pharmaceuticals and telecom operators and build further on the success of Cognizant.

Your Profile

You have a passion for IT & Architecture and you are able to make the connection with business side, understand the processes and knows how IT can be used to leverage organizations.

You have a deep understanding of modern technologies like APIs, micro services architectures, Cloud, Big Data, IOT, AI and Security together with knowledge about legacy modernization, mergers and demergers.

You are experienced with complex architecture issues and able to make it understandable and you are eager to take the lead in the way forward.

Your role will involve both pre-sales, sales and working for the client. You are able to build a strong network with stakeholders both at the client side as within Cognizant.

You have an eye for opportunities both for growing the practice and finding new assignments

Your Characteristics

  • University / Bachelor degree; MBA or MSc degree (preferably Computer Science, Management of Technology or similar), BSc.
  • 5+ years of experience in Enterprise architecture / Solution Architecture
  • A solid background in IT Strategy, Information Security, Information Systems, Systems Development, IT Infrastructure.
  • Strong affinity with new technologies and digital native
  • Understands the business needs.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player who can thrive on limited guidance
  • Initiate change and guides towards implementation
  • TOGAF and Archimate certified
  • Experience / certified in Project and Program Management
  • Experience / certified in Agile, Scrum, Scaled Agile Environment
  • Experienced in workshop design and facilitation
  • Ability to travel to and work at client offices
  • EU passport holder
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
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