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Manager Solution Architect

DXC Technology Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 06 Jun 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job
The Application Offering Solution Architect’s (OSA) primary role is to design competitive, deliverable, and profitable solutions that enable DXCs’ clients to meet their business objectives. Drives business solutions and strategy for targeted/assigned customers of varied size and complexities. Able to lead a large, complex pursuit independently. Develops and provides industry and market expertise as well as technical acumen in developing and executing sale of technical operating strategies, solutions and benefits to meet client's needs and requirements.

The OSA brings a combination of technical and digital subject matter expertise in the application services including Modern Application development (Agile development, DevSecOps, Enterprise Cloud Apps, API integrations, Microservices architecture), Legacy Modernization, Application management and Testing Assurance. In-depth Knowledge in at least one vertical industry segment, the ability to work in a high-performing team, and the ability to collaborate with clients.


  • Interacts with clients in a consultative way, asking probing, relevant questions to understand client business objectives, draw out underlying issues and validate solution options. Applies active listening techniques
  • Provides subject matter expertise to clients in Application Services during early deal stages to demonstrate DXC capability and articulate how a solution with DXC and partner offerings will support the client business objectives
  • Defines the solution strategy. Determines key differentiators that will resonate with the client to ensure the solution resolves the client business challenges. Ensures all aspects of the solution strategy are addressed to ensure that the solution strategy covers technical, delivery, financial and commercial aspects
  • Confirms the solution strategy with the client. Articulates the DXC view aligning to the client business and digital strategy
  • Develops and utilizes industry expertise to provide in-depth solutions architecture based on specific customer's business needs. Coordinates holistic solutions from both business and technical perspective, considering all realities and constraints such as costs, contract terms, business conditions and the technical environment of the client
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Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to build trusted relationships with CxO or Director level client executives
  • Ability to tell a story to explain the business problem, how the solution solves that business problem and the advantages that it brings. Tells the story from the customer perspective using relevant business terms and is not just focused on the technical aspects
  • Subject matter expert in Modern Application development (Agile development, DevSecOps, Enterprise Cloud Apps, API integrations, Microservices architecture), Legacy Modernization, Application management and Testing Assurance
  • Deep understanding of the role of IT within a chosen vertical industry segment including key business processes and associated IT trends. Ability to apply industry knowledge to solutions
  • Knowledge of emerging and trending digital technologies (i.e. AI, Mobility, Blockchain, Machine Learning, RPA, IoT, etc.) and how they intersect with industry-related business patterns
  • Understanding of the concepts of lean approaches and Agile methodologies and related methods (e.g. SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, DevOps); be able to apply these as appropriate in different client contexts
  • Ability to influence peers, team, organizational leaders, and clients; challenges the status quo
  • Capability to “carry the room” when presenting or demonstrating solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to persuade others through presentations, demonstration, and written communication
  • Willingness to learn from and mentor others

Experience and Education

  • 15+ years of experience in the application services
  • 5+ years of experience architecting solutions with a strong understanding of sales and delivery
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Technical certifications and accreditations such as TOGAF, PMP, PRINCE2, SAFe, Leading cloud certifications (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Ability to travel on short notice
  • May require evening & weekend work
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About DXC Technology

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) helps global companies run their mission-critical systems and operations while modernizing IT, optimizing data architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public, private, and hybrid clouds. The world's largest companies and public sector organizations trust DXC to deploy services to drive new levels of performance, competitiveness, and customer experience across their IT estates.