Solutions Architect

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Technical problems usually don’t have a one-size-fits-all solution and that’s especially true for businesses and organizations with large scale software systems. It’s the job of solutions architects to understand user or functionality issues and resolve them by researching, designing and managing the implementation of solutions. Their work ensures that organizations are able to maximize efficiency and achieve their goals.

Also known as: Cloud Solutions Architect, Generalist Architect, Project Architect, IT Enterprise Architect, Systems Integration Architect, Solutions Architect-Analytics
Learning Strategies
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Technology Design
Understand concerns of management and key stakeholders
Streamline daily activities by refining or introducing systems
Create scalable solutions to accommodate user demand
Integrate solutions with existing systems
Describe complex systems and project needs to management and stakeholders
Weigh the pros and cons of developing or outsourcing solutions

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