Infrastructure & Operations
The Network Architect’s role is to develop and maintain the high-level design plan for the overall logical and technical network architecture. This individual will provide technical leadership and consulting across the organization, from strategic decision making down to the project planning level.
The IT/Cloud Solutions Architect will design, deploy, and migrate systems for IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS environments. The solutions architect is responsible for identification and selection of appropriate cloud services based on requirements and constraints, has deep subject matter expertise, and can evaluate new technologies for fit in current infrastructure architecture.
The role of the Enterprise Architect is to enable business and IT leaders to make investment decisions that balance and prioritize current operational demands, disruptions, and opportunities with the longer-term strategic vision of the organization. Furthermore the enterprise architect provides technology guidance, road maps, principles, standards, and best practices.
The Application Architect’s role is to plan, coordinate, architect, and supervise all activities related to the integration of software programs, applications, and third-party solutions as required to meet the business
requirements of the organization. This individual is also responsible for developing and maintaining an application architecture blueprint for the organization.
The IT vendor management specialist is responsible for managing the contract life cycle, which includes changes, modifications, and enforcement of performance clauses, including incentives and remedies. The IT vendor contract manager acts as the key contact and subject-matter expert for all contract-related and tender activities. This includes assisting with negotiating contract terms, conditions, modifications, incentives, and remedies, while working with key stakeholders to ensure that their requirements are met.
Data & Business Intelligence
The Data Management Architect role is to design, plan, monitor, and improve the organization’s Data Management functions. The central objective of this role is to ensure that the organization’s Data Management disciplines are running effectively, and meeting the business’s needs regarding data. With the growing push of data and information being used as corporate assets, serving as integral platforms for generating revenue and competitive advantages, a DMA must be able to understand both the technical points of Data Management, as well as the business drivers and needs regarding data.