Offering Solutions Architect (OSA) – Applications

Offering Solutions Architect (OSA) – Applications

DXC Technology
Metro Manila / NCR
10 - 14 Years
Not Specified

Job Description

Summary – Key Skill Requirements
• Must have total experience of 10 – 14 years (For OSA)
• Applications Solutioning including digital applications/ Delivery/ Industry Vertical
• Must have worked E2E on solution opportunities for global clients
• Must have good knowledge to work on solutions in the areas of Applications Development - (Custom Apps) including Web Technologies, DevOps, Cloud Native development, Microservices / 3 tier Architecture, Open Source development etc., IoT and chatops/chatbot
• Must have experience on Application Modernization & Transformation to Public Cloud - Portfolio Rationalization / Migration, Remediation) and Migration to cloud – E2E work from assessment to Priced Solution
• Digital Applications – Must have worked with Emerging Technologies / Next gen offerings in Cloud Technologies, Big Data & Analytic, Mobile Technologies, Automation etc.
• Costing and Pricing using cost & price models
• Must have played key / leading / owner role in RFP / RFI response activities and proactive opportunity pursuits for at least 4 - 5 years
• 3 - 4 yrs experience in solution delivery is definite plus
Roles & responsibilities
- Lead and drive cloud transformation assessments
o Can tactically consider all sides of a transformation/modernization issue within the contexts of time, breadth, and range of options
o Can systematically gather, assess and apply organizational, technical, operational, and sales/marketing information for business decisions
o Can articulate technical or operational problems or issues into understandable business terms
o Can develop architecture specification deliverables that map customer business requirements into specific technology and/or operational recommendations
o Can prepare clear, concise, and persuasive communications for multiple audiences, including demonstrating effective writing and presentation skills, listening actively, and projecting a trustable image
- Lead for Proposal crafting & response E2E
o Solution Strategy / Roadmap Development / Win Theme crafting
o Solution and Cost Development, Integration across multiple offerings and overall solution management
o Solution Presentation to client (Orals), Due Diligence & BAFO (Best and Final Offer)
o Basic understanding on transition solution
- Work closely with sales teams, pursuit leaders, bid manager, internal governance and other bid team members (SMEs) globally to create an integrated ‘winning’ solution, leveraging DXC’s offerings and capabilities.
o Directs other Solution Architects/SMEs for their contribution and assistance towards the solution creation and meeting time-lines.
o Lead team member for the technical & pricing solution and ensures that the solution embodies DXC win themes and differentiators and meets the client’s needs and requirements in both the current and future states
- Solution Design and Development
o Shapes, interprets and helps define client requirements to ensure they address business goals
o Redefines services, service level agreement and other requirements based on client objectives.
o Integrates additional services, approaches that add value, improving Total Cost of Ownership and/or business case
o Allocates allowable cost targets for solutions. Validates results using comparable deal history, competitor and market data. Captures and highlights risks and any associated costs
o Creates innovative delivery approaches to meet real client needs
o Applies top-down or yellow pad tool estimates where appropriate in deal cycle. Validates against client base and business case. Provides feedback and ownership for cost issues
o Models major components of multiple towers. Understands impact and estimates variation across all towers caused by changes in significant deal variables. Optimizes solution through balancing cross-tower interactions.
o Works with deal governance & review stakeholders to work the opportunity for solution, cost and delivery approvals
- Client Evaluation phase
o Presents the technical solution to senior client executives in formal presentations, leading the question & answer sessions and leading during client visits.
o Confidently articulates all aspects of solution and persuasively communicates value to the client.
o Influences client evaluation criteria and decision making.
o Lead / participate in due diligence & BAFO (Best and Final Offer) exercises
- After a win
o Provide assistance to the account team to understand the solution, and any other clarifications they may require to deliver the solution
o Engage with legal, sales, account teams in development of SOWs
Soft skills required
• Effective leadership and inter-personal communication skills
• Effective presentation Skills
• Strong creative thinking, problem solving, planning, time-management and organization skills to balance and prioritize work
• Ability to lead and work in a team environment
Degree in engineering, computer science, information technology or related field + MBA (preferred)

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