General Electric Solution Architect in Remote, United Kingdom
Job Description Summary
Solution Architect for GridOS Solutions
The “Solution Architect – GridOS” will be part of the Solution Design team, which mission is to ensure best in class and optimal technical design to meet customer functional and non-functional requirements, project budget and timescale.
The “Solution Architects – GridOS” drive, validate and audit the design of the solution during the different phases of the execution of a project. These phases begin from the Tendering stage and continue till the system acceptance in the customer site (Scope Review, Statement of Work, Solution review, Factory Acceptance Tests, Site Acceptance Tests,…)
In coordination with the Services function (Delivery Manager and Project Manager), responsible for interacting with customers to define, produce and maintain optimal design based on customer needs and solution capabilities
Facilitate requirements, design and solutions workshops that capture functional and non-functional requirements from the client, own the design deliverables (Statement of Work, Architecture documents), ensure traceability of requirements with solutions proposed
Responsible for the communication and enforcement of Design to Customer and Key Project Stakeholders
Manage involvement of other SMEs (e.g. business analysts, IT / Cybersecurity experts) and make sure their design contributions meet system architecture functional and non-functional requirements
Drive excellence in execution through continuous improvement in their segment or domain (best practices and reference material - reference architectures, reference solutions)
Collaborate with Product Managers & Engineering (Return on Experience, product enhancements, reference architectures)
Build technical expertise in the field of their segment or domain. Deliver technical consultancy services on demand
Coordinates knowledge capitalization and dissemination across the Services & Solution Design teams,
Accountable for activities planning, progress reporting, and completing activities in his scope as per approved budget.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a similar program, with a focus on Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and must be comfortable presenting technical design and technical solutions to clients/customers (English mandatory, French highly appreciated).
Exposure to iterative product development and program management techiques including Agile, Safe, Scrum, DevOps…
Strong problem-solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
Able to work under minimal supervision
Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
Other – Desired
Electricity Industry knowledge, with 2+ years relevant work experience as a Business Analyst, consultant, or developer.
Knowledge of emerging energy industry trends and implications on utility customers (Renewables and DER orchestration, distribution planning, IT, SCADA)
Experience with Linux , Source code Management, Virtualization , Cloud Architecture , Micro-services architectures,
Experience of cloud and cloud native technologies such containers and Kubernetes,
Experience in Services – Software Commissioning
Relocation Assistance Provided: No
#LI-Remote - This is a remote position
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