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EY Lead Solution Architect in Des Moines, Iowa

Lead Solution Architect

Core Business Services

Requisition # UNI00GOO

Post Date Dec 09, 2020

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Technology is at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and are key to our innovation as an organization.

Fueled by strategic investment in technology and innovation, Client Technology seeks to drive growth opportunities and solve complex business problems for our clients through building a robust platform for business and powerful product engine that are vital to innovation at scale. As part of Client Technology, you’ll work with technologists and business experts, blending EY’s deep industry knowledge and innovative ideas with our platforms, capabilities, and technical expertise. As a catalyst for change and growth, you’ll be at the forefront of integrating emerging technologies from AI to Data Analytics into every corner of what we do at EY. That means more growth for you, exciting learning opportunities, career choices, and the chance to make a real impact.

The opportunity

The selected candidate will:

  • Leads and oversees the development of large solution architecture assignments to address complex business requirements, which could include design of the functional architecture for multiple functions of the enterprise, including design and deployment of an entire solution

  • Evaluates solutions to ensure that they are in alignment with the broader organizations mission, strategy / objectives, capability and processes using industry recognized architectural models and roadmaps

  • Leads the design and deployment of the solution architecture, ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver excellence and risks are identified, managed and mitigated

  • Acts as an intermediary between the business / client community and the technical community, working with the business to understand and solve complex problems, by presenting solutions and options in a simplified manner for clients / business​

Your key responsibilities

  • Leads and oversees the development of large solution architecture assignments to address complex business requirements, which could include design of the functional architecture for multiple functions of the enterprise, including design and deployment of an entire solution

  • Evaluates solutions to ensure that they are in alignment with the broader organizations mission, strategy / objectives, capability and processes using industry recognized architectural models and roadmaps

  • Leads the design and deployment of the solution architecture, ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver excellence and risks are identified, managed and mitigated

  • Acts as an intermediary between the business / client community and the technical community, working with the business to understand and solve complex problems, by presenting solutions and options in a simplified manner for clients / business

Skills and attributes for success

  • Leads and oversees the development of large solution architecture assignments to address complex business requirements, which could include design of the functional architecture for multiple functions of the enterprise, including design and deployment of an entire solution

  • Evaluates solutions to ensure that they are in alignment with the broader organizations mission, strategy / objectives, capability and processes using industry recognized architectural models and roadmaps

  • Leads the design and deployment of the solution architecture, ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver excellence and risks are identified, managed and mitigated

  • Acts as an intermediary between the business / client community and the technical community, working with the business to understand and solve complex problems, by presenting solutions and options in a simplified manner for clients / business​

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, IT, Mathematics, or related field preferred

  • More than 10 years applied experience

  • Possesses deep knowledge on solution architecture related to multiple problem domains from a business and a technical viewpoint

  • Managed the end-to-end lifecycles of a solution architecture project

  • Leadership capability and proven ability to manage difficult stakeholders

  • Experience supporting peer teams and responsibilities; such as infrastructure, operations, enterprise architecture, info-security

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • AWS Cloud Certified

  • CISSIP

  • Pivotal Certified

  • TOGAF

What we look for

  • A self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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