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Chief Architect - IoT - Industrial - Remote US location

Company: Cognizant United States, Cognizant Technology Solu
Location: jersey city
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Provide architecture consultation for large engagements across multiple accounts within the vertical. Identify industry trends and build technology architecture capabilities and thought leadership with the objective of delivering world class technology solutions to customers within the guidelines of industry vertical standards and norms.


  • Technicalexpert on the effective use of IoT technologies
  • Technology transformation advisor for key clients
  • Guide / work with delivery teams to architect and design solutions on client engagements to ensure they meet business needs
  • Hands-on development, as needed, on client engagements
  • Actively grow knowledge in pertinent technology, processes and tools
  • Collaborate with IoT market leader and sales team to identify, qualify and meet clients

Innovation and Thought Leadership:

  • Incubate new product assets tools concepts to improve non linear revenue
  • Create, publish, review white papers / technical papers
  • Present the papers in national international publications conferences
  • Foster an innovative culture within the team, i.e., encourage teams to identify solutions from other industries verticals partners and apply to problem context
  • Identify newer opportunities for contribution, newer ways of leveraging technology for solving customer problems
  • Understand the clients requirements pressure points and arrive at a customized solution by rightly positioning Cognizant assets
  • Collaborate with technology groups and other alliances to bring best practices on various technologies and tools

Technology Consulting:

  • Understand the customer problem engagement objectives
  • Develop custom solution by leveraging assets services from the global market place
  • Provide recommendations to the client on tools technologies for deployment on the basis of features cost performance, etc.
  • Build relationships and credibility with customers
  • Identify the appropriate quality model standard measure to be adopted in the project in conjunction with the customer requirements
  • Advise the customer to adopt the appropriate point of view on the solution aspects, i.e. quality standard solution option, technology option, etc.

COE Practice Roadmap, Business Planning, and Development:

  • Understand trends in technology landscape, customer buying patterns, marketplace shifts, i.e. MA product expiry, etc.
  • Identify newer opportunities for contribution
  • Understand pressure points / trouble areas from a customer vertical perspective for developing specific solutions
  • Develop business case for the new service offering
  • Identify the customer segment to position the new offering
  • Develop the high level build and launch plan priority for the offerings in alignment with Cognizant focus areas
  • Develop the skills plan budget requirements to support the new current offerings
  • Develop business case for the initiatives.

New Solution Development:

  • Develop solution blueprint involving partner capabilities in house capabilities and new build
  • Create in house capabilities to support delivery in these new offerings
  • Identify objectives and define the planning process
  • Develop business case joint GTM plan with the partner and collaterals.
  • Create artifacts from perspective of technology product domain and infrastructure as applicable Alliance Management.
  • Collaborate with alliances to bring best practices on various technologies and tools Knowledge Management Capability Development
  • Identify technical skill gaps capability gaps in comparison with the applicable business plan for the team
  • Arrive at roadmap to close the skills capability gap in collaboration with internal and external partners as appropriate
  • Support talent acquisition activities
  • Develop Review collaterals from current / past engagements

Project Control and Review

  • Provide technical SME support in reviewing large transformational complex technical solutions data models in terms of compliance to requirements efficiency of solution or implementation
  • Act as the final escalation support for the respective technology areas IP Building and Management
  • Identify patentable components in the solution and follow up on IP filing with the necessary teams

Domain Skills

  • Exceptionally curious and continuously learning
  • 5+ years of target IoT market experience (mobility, industry, products, spaces), preferably in more than one industry
  • Strong problem solving, solution architecture and critical thinking skills
  • Effective communicator in technical as well as business discussions

Technical Skills

  • Broad expertise in IoT technologies, including sensors, cloud & edge computing, wireless connectivity, and analytics/AI/ML, with 3+ years of experience in at least two of those technologies
  • 7+ years of "hands on keyboard" distributed systems architecture experience, preferably on business transformation initiatives
  • Experience leading the scale out of a major product or application
  • Good understanding of user experience design practices
  • Working knowledge of Agile and Lean
  • Masters degree in technology field

Keywords: Cognizant United States, Cognizant Technology Solu, Jersey City , Chief Architect - IoT - Industrial - Remote US location, Other , jersey city, New Jersey

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