Title:  Solution Architect, Software

Job ID:  12536
Location: 

Digital Hub, SG

Description: 

Job Req ID: 12536 

You will work closely with the enterprise business lead and business development team and you will have the opportunity to help our customers understand best practices for digitalisation, adoption of automation, and the use of analytics to drive business and/or operational excellence. Your ability to tie business value and operational outcomes to the use of suitable technologies will be key in your role as a strategic advisor and advocate for our customers’ needs.

 

To be successful as a Solutions Architect, you should always be expanding your industry knowledge and keeping a lookout for new applications of technologies. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Presales Solution

  • Work closely with the Business Lead and Sales Team to engage potential customers in discussions to understand their current challenges and technology architecture, solicit next level needs, and to proactively propose ideas and solutions that would allow the customer to achieve their intended goals.
  • Engage the technical team of our customers in in-depth discussions around their existing systems architectures to ensure that proposed solutions would be successful in implementation.
  • Craft detailed technical solution proposals for digitalisation projects.
  • Act as a bridge for liaisons between customers and delivery teams for successful project implementations.  
  • Influence and inform customers of MSS’ value proposition as a digitalisation partner.
  • Assist to shape the technology roadmap and vendor/partner programs at MSS in line with the strategic direction of the business unit.
     

Development Solution

 

  • Design and develop software systems and applications that meet the needs of clients, end-users, and stakeholders
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop high-level design plans and technical requirements
  • Analyse and test software systems and applications to ensure they meet quality standards
  • Collaborate with developers, software engineers and other stakeholders to ensure technical feasibility and optimal performance of software systems and applications
  • Document technical specifications, design plans, and other relevant information to ensure clear communication and collaboration among team members
  • Recommend modifications or upgrades to existing software systems and applications to improve performance, functionality, and user experience
  • Stay up to date with emerging trends and technologies in software development, and integrate them into design plans and development processes
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, regulations, and best practices
     

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in technology / software sales or pre-sales consulting
  • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture (on-prem/cloud), database architecture and networking
  • 7+ years in software and systems design and implementation, including development of mobile applications  
  • Proven experience as a Solution Architect, with a strong portfolio of software systems, applications designed and developed of project delivery is preferred
  • Proficiency in software development languages such as Java, Python, C++, or others
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies (e.g. Agile, SCRUM)
  • Experience in a customer-facing, sales aligned role, presenting to small and large audiences
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team