What you will do
The Lead Solution Architect will be reporting directly to the Director of Professional Services of the MEA region. You will be part of a team that is passionate about harnessing the power of the cloud, data analytics, the Internet of Things, and user design thinking to deliver on the promise of intelligent buildings and smart cities that connect communities in ways that make people’s lives and the world better.
You will work with customers & partners to conceive, design, and implement technology solutions and map the business requirements to systems / technical requirements to ensure they are in line with the enterprise architectural plan.
Partner with business and technology leaders at Johnson Controls and with our customers to help them pick the best technical architecture to seek their business needs.
Lead and build the team of Solution Architects in the region. How you will do it As an experienced Lead Solution Architect, you will be using your technical expertise to review, interpret and respond to detailed business requirements specifications (BRS) to ensure alignment between customer expectations and current or future ICT capability.
Develop, test, and implement technology solutions and report on delivery commitments to ensure solutions are implemented as encouraged and to agreed timeframes.
Drive implementation and delivery of large-scale enterprise customer projects
Provide technical leadership to coordinate, prioritize and deliver solutions
Lead and manage the Solution Architect team in the MEA region
Enable customer commitments while providing leadership on platform evolution and maturity
Understand service inter-dependencies and lead cross-functional teams towards technical solutions for multi-tiered systems
Clarify, prioritize and drive project commitments as well as establish and maintain clear chains of accountability
Articulate program goals, desired outcomes, risks / issues, and mitigation plan clearly
Provide mentoring and training to peers and other colleagues in the organization, and assist the sales personnel in the qualification of customer needs and performing pre-demo needs analysis, generate product demo scripts & scenarios
Strong hands-on experience with technology and skills in communication, negotiation, and project management to enable the success of critical projects.
Also need to work closely with Product Managers in their feature areas to ensure those customer requirements are thoroughly understood and reflected in future product releases
What we look for Required
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Electrical / Mechanical / Electronics / Instrumentation
Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience working with Cloud technologies (Azure / AWS)
Minimum 2 years of experience working with Event-Driven Design / Internet of Things / Serverless applications / Containers
Minimum 3 years of experience working with PaaS solutions on Azure or AWS cloud, and building RESTful services in a micro-services architecture, and SQL / NoSQL databases
Experience with the design and development of object-oriented systems, developing solutions, and integrating, extending, and contributing to Open-Source software
Possess outstanding organization, interpersonal, and attention to detail skills
Ability to mentor and build efficient teams across multiple cultures, languages, inspire changes, and empower others to achieve results through professional motivation, recognition, and performance feedback
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Azure Cloud Certifications
Experienced in building software in C#.NET, Node.JS, and Angular
Experienced in architecting Cloud environments, including Azure or Amazon AWS, Data serialization systems
Experienced in crafting automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms