Deloitte Solutions Architect – Client Solutions Group (Tax), Manager in Houston, Texas

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Solutions Architect Client Solutions Group (Tax), Manager

Are you passionate about technology and interested in joining a community of collaborative colleagues who respectfully and courageously seek to challenge the status quo? If so, read on to learn more about an exciting opportunity with Deloitte s Information Technology Services (ITS). We are insatiably curious and life-long learners focused on technology and innovation.

Work you ll do

The Tax Client Solutions Group reports to Solutions Delivery within Technology and Infrastructure and is responsible for delivering services which accelerate the delivery of both revenue-generating and internal applications for Tax. The Solution Architecture group flexes to support business-lead software development while bringing to bear best practices which streamline and fully automate the release management pipeline.

In your role as the Solutions Architect you will be responsible for the Architecture and Design of non-Cloud solutions initially, but knowing this will move to more Cloud based solutions with an Azure emphasis. You will with work with the Delivery Manager, Software Architects, Software Developers, and ALM Engineers to design the Solutions Architecture for a large distributed solution. You will insure Application Architecture is appropriate and become the trusted advisor of the software development team. You will insure that Solutions Architecture allows for the DevOps philosophy to be embraced and empower the implementation of tools and processes which enable rapid development and deployment of software, continuous integration/deployment, automated quality checks, and provide operational metrics that can be consumed by development teams.

An ideal candidate for this role will have a blend of infrastructure, development and operational experience that provides them with a good understanding of the developers they are working with, while also balancing customer satisfaction and maintaining critical systems uptime.

Responsiblities

  • The infrastructure architect will document and establish standards for supported hosting platforms

  • Document hosting requirements and produce infrastructure build plans

  • Create topology diagrams for applications and hosting platforms

  • Envision, develop, prove, and recommend innovative solutions meeting current and future business requirements

  • Define, document, publish and governance of platform hosting standards

  • Will work in the evaluation of new technologies and platforms

  • Define systems/platforms architecture and integration strategies. Develop and recommend design solutions

  • Will lead in the development of both on premise and cloud driven hosting models leveraging private & hybrid clouds, evaluation, and the implementation IaaS and PaaS solutions to help deliver infrastructure at the pace of development needs

  • Assist in the adoption of DevOps delivery model

  • Knowledge of SAP Hana, cloud, container and micro services architectures

  • Plan, organize, and control multiple responsibilities to achieve project objectives; technically guide projects through to completion

  • Define the Solutions Architecture for cloud and non-cloud solutions.

  • Be the go to person for Solutions Architecture.

  • You should have an understanding of IaaS and PaaS services offered on cloud platforms and understand how to use them together to build complex solutions.

  • Insure that all solutions follow security and compliance controls.

  • Participate in the establishment on an automated DevOps release management pipeline which delivers tooling for next generation application development efforts (the Dev) and on-going production operations (the Ops). Cultivate a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery mind set.

  • Ensure development teams are provided a full set of DevOps ALM tools by leading the establishment of the right tooling and processes that will result in a fully automated release management pipeline to include: the Automated build process, environment setups, testing scripts, deployments, and production operational metrics/debugging information (to target developers).

  • Partner with development and operations teams to develop practical automation solutions and custom modules. Troubleshoot automation issues and find practical solutions that move projects forward in a timely manner.

  • Be a trusted automation and tooling advisor for DevOps initiatives by providing objective, practical and relevant ideas, insights and advice.

  • Plan, organize, and control multiple responsibilities to achieve project objectives; technically guide projects through to completion. Ensure deliverables are completed within target timeframes and are consistently of high-quality.

  • Work with teams to bring continuous improvement to ALM processes and tools. Develop and own KPIs to ensure performance is measured against expected business outcomes.

The team

Information Technology Services (ITS) helps power Deloitte s success. ITS is the engine that drives Deloitte, which serves many of the world s largest, most respected organizations. We develop and deploy cutting-edge internal and go-to-market solutions that help Deloitte operate effectively and lead in the market. Our reputation is built on a tradition of delivering with excellence.

The 2,200 professionals in ITS deliver services including:

  • Security, risk & compliance

  • Technology support

  • Infrastructure

  • Applications

  • Relationship management

  • Strategy

  • Deployment

  • PMO

  • Financials

  • Communications

Technology & Infrastructure

The Technology and Infrastructure Organization works together to transform how ITS deploys technologies and services that meet the dynamic needs of Deloitte professionals and help increase their productivity.

Service lines:

  • Unified Communications

  • Infrastructure Operations

  • Office of Technology and Infrastructure

  • Service Management

  • Solutions Delivery

  • Technology Support Services

  • Visual Technology and Solutions

  • Cloud Solutions Center

Category: Information Technology

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