Divide large computer systems into partitions to allow for easy management by individual engineers.
Interface with implementation and design engineers to handle problems with design concepts or implementation.
Develop sketches, user guides and models to keep end users and system engineers up-to-date on system structure.
Allocate all foreseeable requirements into partitions to ensure minimal communication between subsystems.
Conduct surveys to obtain information regarding client needs and user domain experience.
Plan the structure of a system considering user requirements and cost-benefit scale.
Present system layout to clients for confirmation before design and implementation.
Liaise with developers and hardware engineers to develop an effective system structure.
Conduct acceptance tests to verify if a system is in accordance with fundamental user requirements.
Modify new or already existing system structure to improve efficiency as well as meet client needs.
Maintain accurate records of design operations and steps taken during the structuring of a system.
Update project managers and on the progress of a design.
Conduct research to determine the effectiveness of off-the-shelf products in building a new system.
Proffer recommendations to clients on ways to ensure an efficient information technology structure.
Maintain architectural products and systems to ensure they remain efficient.
To help in the maintenance of the IT systems across several locations on a periodic basis.
To create the system backup management plan.
Diagnosing the issue and resolving it on demand.
To define the system upgrades and make ready for future addition without any disturbance.
They should have an idea for fixing the system problems in case of sudden system failure or crash.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer science, engineering or a related degree.
Minimum 5 years of experience as a Systems Architect
A minimum of 5 years of experience in building Web Service enabled applications (SOAP and RESTful).
Experience with Security and compliance activities necessary to maintain system accreditation (to include documentation and mitigation).
Experience with providing enterprise database solutions and data warehouse management.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Proven experience developing strategic system architecture plans.
Extensive experience in system and network creation and development.
Solid understanding of information processing fundamentals and best practices.
Experience conducting technology, trends, standards and products research.
Certified as Sr System Architect or Enterprise Architect is a plus.
Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel.