Deloitte Solution Architect - Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.You ve proven yourself as a manager and Solution Architect with the expertise and credentials to back it up. Now it s time to step to the next levelto lead dynamic, national teams for clients at the top of their respective industries. Our teams work on the cutting edge, building and delivering the next generation tax applications and services to clients. We re looking for the very best who thrive on what s possible. What you ll doAs a Solution Architect Manager you willbe responsible for driving forward strategic initiatives representing solution architecture and helping champion solutions with key business and technology stakeholders. This is a highly visible opportunity to leverage your significant architecture and expertise!We need a passionate leader who can:Own the solution architecture for capabilities associated with strategic initiatives.Work with business analysts during enterprise analysis, and contribute to the formation of analysis models used as inputs to the technical solution.Participate in strategic discussions with key business stakeholders, and facilitate consensus regarding technical direction when required to move initiatives forward.Participate in governance responsibilities and provide solution oversight to module teams as needed.Understand and document current state environment and existing solutions.Define and document future state strategy and high-level solution roadmap, taking into consideration any relevant, current Deloitte technology options for future solution envisioning.Present and sometimessellyour technology strategy roadmaps and solutions to key stakeholders and other parties.Create designs consistent with architectural principles, standards, and best practices, leveraging and adopting solution patterns as appropriate.Perform research, development, and prototyping activities either directly or in an oversight capacity to manage risk and validate technology options & approach as necessary.Communicate implications of design decisions, technology costs, benefits, and implementation requirements to business and IT leadership.Provide input to the development of project initiation documents including objectives, scope, approach, estimates, and deliverables, when needed.Work closely with our DevOps teams in defining approaches for deployment and support for new technology solutions.Seek out and capitalize on opportunities to improve productivity, time-to-market, solutions quality, and cost effectiveness.Anticipate barriers to change and create opportunities to remove them.Exhibit a high level of professional flexibility and volunteer innovation and new ideas.Mentor dev managers, technical leads, and developers.Present on key technology topics to the broader tax community. The teamDeloitte Tax LLP's National Chief Technology & Process Office (CTPO) is responsible for the design, development, and deployment of technology, tools, and standard processes to support the delivery of Tax services. The CTPO team is focused on enhancing Deloitte Tax LLP's ability to deliver comprehensive, value-added, and efficient Tax services to our clients. It is a dynamic team with professionals of varying backgrounds from tax technical, technology development, change management, Six Sigma, and project management. The team consults and executes on a wide range of initiatives involving process and tool development and implementation including training development, engagement management, tool design, and implementation. Our Strategic Tax Application Center (STAC) within CTPO is greatly expanding as a result of the success we have had delivering technology-enabled tax products and services to our clients. STAC focuses on building the next generation tax platform and suite of tax modules to deliver premiere tax service offerings and technology solutions to our tax practitioners and clients. There is a growing demand from our clients, and within our tax platform, for greater levels of functionality and scalability around data management, analytics, and reporting. This is an ideal opportunity to be part of a cutting-edge and innovative environment within the larger Deloitte Tax organization. QualificationsRequired7 years relevant experience in technical leadership and/or technology consulting on large enterprise projects10 years design/implementation/consulting experience of distributed applicationsBachelor s degree in a relevant fieldKnowledge of Agile processes (Scrum preferred)Experience designing and building large-scale, distributed systemsExperience with SOA and/or microservices-based architecturesExperience documenting complex solution architecture designs; must be proficient in document designs using modeling and diagramming techniques appropriate for the required contextKnowledge of domain driven designAble to identify and communicate issues/risks applying technical and root cause analysis skillsSelf-motivated and proactive with strong decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skillsExcellent communication, presentation, influencing, and reasoning skillsComfortable speaking in front of an executive audienceCreative and able to think outside-the-box while defining sound and practical solutionsDesire to take the initiative, moving projects/ideas forward with clarityAdept negotiation skills in high-pressure situationsLeadership skills to indirectly lead cross-functional teams toward common solutionsAbility to travel up to 25% of your time PreferredExperience and/or solid understanding of the following technologies:C#/.NETWeb APISQL and NoSQL technologies such as SQL Server, MongoDB, and RedisService Bus for Windows Server/Azure Service BusAzure/AWSHadoop ecosystemTableauA relevant advanced degreeTax industry experiencePrior Big 4 experience How you ll growAt Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn.We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center. BenefitsAt Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you. Deloitte s cultureWe take pride in our culture and celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness. As a commitment to our people,we offer well-being programs and provide our professionals opportunities forsupportandflexibilityto make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. This supportive culture helps enable our people to do their best work every day.Learn more about Life at Deloitte. Corporate citizenshipDeloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.Learn more about Deloitte s impact on the world. Recruiter tipsWe want job seekers exploring opportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do your research: know some background about the organization and the business area you re applying to.Check out recruiting tips from Deloitte professionals. #LI:PTY
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